Rumors Kings Prospect Jack Hughes Transfers To Boston University


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Jul 28, 2004
Kings prospect Jack Hughes has decided that a change of scenery was needed. Boston University announced on their Instagram page that the 19-year-old has transferred to them for the upcoming season.

Hughes, the son of Montreal GM Kent Hughes, was a second-round pick back in 2022 (51st overall) following a strong freshman year at Northeastern that saw him put up seven goals and nine assists in 39 games. However, he wasn’t able to take a sizable step forward last season, notching five goals and 11 helpers in 32 contests, finishing eighth on the team in scoring.

The Terriers have eight NHL-drafted forwards on the team now along with four blueliners, headlined by Lane Hutson, a presumptive early Hobey Baker candidate. Hughes is hoping that the move will help give him some more opportunities offensively which would go a long way toward helping him earn an entry-level contract. The Kings have until August 15, 2025 to give him that deal.

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