MARTIN FRANCIS HUGHES; born October 6, 1978 ... shoots left ... participated in the US Junior National Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, NY in August 1997 ? earned 1999-2000 HOCKEY EAST All-Academic Team recognition.
AS A JUNIOR (1999-2000): Played in all 42 games ? played the first 18 games of the season on defense, before moving to forward for the final 24 contests ? finished the season with 23 points - five goals and 18 assists; tallied 15 of his points - four goals and 11 assists - from the forward position ? recorded two game-winning goals ? made his forward debut noteworthy, netting the game-winning goal against UMass-Lowell (1/14) ? his other decisive goal came at UMass-Lowell (2/4) ? notched two power-play goals - at UMass-Lowell (2/4) and against Boston University (3/5) ? tallied two assists in each of three games ? registered five points in eight postseason contests ? notched three assists in two games against Northeastern in the HOCKEY EAST Tournament's quartefinal round ? assisted on Kevin Caulfield's third-period, game-tying goal against Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament's West Regional (3/24) ? scored the Eagles' second goal against North Dakota in the national championship game (4/8).
AS A SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Played in all 43 games ... registered 11 points - three goals and eight assists ... tallied six points in five games against UMass-Lowell ... recorded two multiple-point games against Lowell; notched two assists in a home win (10/30) and one (power-play) goal and one assist in a road victory (10/31) ... tallied one assist in each of the Eagles' two HOCKEY EAST quarterfinal-round wins over UML ... scored the team's only goal against Maine in the NCAA Tournament's "Frozen Four" in Anaheim, Calif. (4/1) ... scored one goal in a 4-3 overtime loss to Denver in the Denver Cup (12/28).
AS A FRESHMAN (1997-98): Played in 34 games; missed eight games (1/24-2/14) with a broken right ankle ... registered 17 points - four goals and 13 assists ... netted two game-winning goals ... scored the overtime goal in a 4-3 win over Harvard (11/18) ... netted the decisive goal at 16:13 of the third period in a 3-2 win over Bowling Green (10/17) ... had one power-play goal - against Northeastern (11/15) ... scored his first goal in his first collegiate game - against Ottawa (10/11) ... had two assists in each of the two Badger Showdown contests - against Northern Michigan and Harvard (12/27-28) ... was one of three rookies on the defensive corps that limited opponents to fewer than three goals per game.
BEFORE BC: Earned Boston Globe All-Scholastic honors in 1996-97 ... All-Independent School League accolades as a junior and senior at Lawrence Academy ... led his 1996-97 team to the league title; served as team captain ... earned Keller-Eberhart League MVP honors ... registered 22 goals and 32 assists as a senior; tallied 15 goals and 20 assists as a junior ... played the 1994-95 season at St. Mary's High School in Manhasset, NY; served as team captain and led team to New York state title ... scored 60 points - 25 goals and 35 assists - for St. Mary's ... led the Long Island team to the 1996 Empire State Games championship ... played three years for Team New York in Hockey Night in Boston ... also played for Team Apple Core in 1994-95; team placed second in the National Junior B Championships ... was a member of the US Select 17 Team that placed third in the 1995 Pacific Cup in Shin-Yokohama, Japan ... also played on Lawrence Academy's lacrosse and baseball teams.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a communication major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Marty is the youngest of Eileen and Martin Hughes' six children; his brother Jim is a former Providence College hockey star.
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