Athletistic / Hockey. Legendary Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky shared his opinion on modern players. He said New Jersey Devils forward Jack Hughes is most similar to him in terms of gameplay.

“Jack Hughes reminds me of me in the sense that, first of all, he’s faster than me and sees the ice well. He’s reached a whole new level as a hockey player,” Gretzky told BR Open Ice.

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Hughes has appeared in 26 games this season. He scored 14 goals and made 24 assists for 38 points.