Luke Hughes

The Devils draft the younger brother of Jack Hughes.

What we expected happened, and Devils fans are ecstatic. With the fourth pick in the 2021 NHL draft, the New Jersey Devils selected LHD Luke Hughes out of the U.S. National Development Program.

The younger brother of former first overall pick Jack Hughes will be attending the University of Michigan next season. Hughes is a fantastic skater who defends quite well and has been improving offensively. He’s creative and is a good passer.

Hughes is yet another promising youngster in the Devils’ prospect pipeline and will look to make an impact once he is ready to make his NHL debut.


Leen has written about the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, and international soccer. She is currently the primary NHL writer for ESNY. Leen's work has been featured on Bleacher Report and she was formerly a contributor for FanSided's New York Mets blog, Rising Apple. She is a co-host of the Yankees-Mets Express podcast.