Jack Hughes lights up Lundqvist on first shift


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We already know how good Jack Hughes is. He wanted to remind the Rangers. On the first shift of his preseason debut versus the Devils’ top rival, he announced himself to Henrik Lundqvist.

Wait until the regular season when these Hudson rivals meet. You’ll have Hughes and Kaapo Kakko battling it out all year long.

About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included separate stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also interned for or hockey historian Stan Fischler and worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil telecasts. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has covered consecutive Staten Island Yankees NY Penn League championships in '05 and '06. He also scored Berkeley Carroll high school basketball games from '06-14 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree. The Battle Of New York administrator and chief editor can be followed below on Twitter and Facebook.
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