Hall of Fame: Pat Hughes (1998)

Pat Hughes
Pat Hughes

Pat Hughes

Calgary, Alberta
Years Played: 1974, 1975, 1976


Pat is from Calgary, Alberta and played for the Richmond Hill Rams of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League before coming to the University of Michigan to play under Coach Dan Farrell.  He was a high scoring forward for three years, totaling fifty-four goals and forty-nine assists for 103 career points.  He played on the 1977 NCAA Tournament team losing to Wisconsin in overtime, 6-5, at Detroit’s Olympia Arena.

He was the Dekers Club Most Colorful Rookie Award winner in 1974.  He left Michigan his senior year to play professional hockey, playing for the Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Edmonton Oilers, Buffalo Sabres, St. Louis Blues, and Hartford Whalers before retiring.  He won a Stanley Cup with Montreal (1979) and two with Edmonton (1984 and 1985) before retiring in 1987.  Pat Hughes works as a detective for the Ann Arbor Police Department.


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