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John Hughes
John Hughes
Defenseman
Number: 28
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Born: Mar 18, 1954
Birthplace: Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Hometown: Charlottetown, PEI
Acquired: Traded to Rangers by Edmonton in exchange for Ray Markham on March 10, 1981.
Drafted: VAN / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
Round: 3rd (41st overall)


Selected by Cincinnati (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Loaned to Phoenix (WHA) by Cincinnati (WHA) for 1974-75 season, July, 1974. Traded to Houston (WHA) by Cincinnati (WHA) for Craig Norwich and the rights to Dave Taylor, May, 1977. Traded to Indianapolis (WHA) by Houston (WHA) for cash, July, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton (WHA) after Indianapolis (WHA) franchise folded, January, 1979. Reclaimed by Vancouver from Edmonton prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Claimed on waivers by Edmonton from Vancouver, December 15, 1980. Traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton for Ray Markham, March 10, 1981.