Jack Hughes completely DESTROYED the Canucks organization in an interview!

Published September 20, 2021 at 10:26 PM

It's an open secret that the Hughes brothers are very close to each other. Even though they play on two different teams, Jack and Quinn never stop sending each other flowers and speaking highly of each other in the media, and this reality has become even truer since the third brother in the family, Luke, joined Jack in the Devils organization after being selected in the first round of the last draft.

Two years older than Luke, Jack is not known for being outspoken, as he likes to mention that he would now like to bring Quinn back to New Jersey, despite the fact that Quinn's rights still belong to the Vancouver Canucks. As such, the first overall pick in the 2019 draft has been acting up again in the last few hours on Sportsnet's Tim and friends "show."

When asked about the criticism his brother Quinn has received, mainly because of his defensive play, Jack Hughes literally tore into the Canucks, saying that it's normal to receive your share of criticism when you play for one of the worst teams in the league!

Absent from the playoffs for the seventh time in the last ten years, the Canucks have indeed failed to stand out in a Canadian division considered very weak by observers, they finished the 2020-21 season with a 23-29-4 record. Although he produced offensively, Quinn Hughes maintained a poor differential of -24, which is why many describe him as a "one-dimensional" player.

However, it is important to remember that Jack Hughes does not play for one of the National Hockey League's powerhouses either. The Devils finished the last campaign in seventh place in the East Division with a 19-30-7 record, which is even worse than the Canucks. Moreover, the New Jersey team has only managed to get its ticket to the spring dance twice since the 2010-11 season...

It's safe to say that the second of the three Hughes brothers had a lot of nerve to give such an answer when his team's collective results are not much better than the Vancouver Canucks. It will be interesting to see if the tandem he will form with his younger brother, Luke, will be able to turn around this organization that had so much success in the 1990s and 2000s, but if it does, he may have to learn to keep that kind of talk to himself.
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