Canucks 1st-round pick Quinn Hughes returning to Michigan for 2018-19 season

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Canucks 1st-round pick Quinn Hughes returning to Michigan for 2018-19 season
Canucks 1st-round pick Quinn Hughes returning to Michigan for 2018-19 season

ANN ARBOR -- Michigan's top defenseman is returning to Ann Arbor for his sophomore season. The Wolverines announced on Saturday that Quinn Hughes, the seventh overall pick in this year's NHL draft, will not be signing a pro contract with the Vancouver Canucks. Instead, he will be back anchoring Michigan's blue line, looking to build off his impressive 2017-18 campaign, where he led all Big Ten freshman defenseman with 29 points (five goals, 24 assists). "My heart's obviously still at Michigan," Hughes told MGoBlue.com. "I was heartbroken when we lost to Notre Dame in the Frozen Four last year. I've never really been on a team that cares so much about each other, and I think that's a big reason

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