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Last team: New Jersey Devils - 2018

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BIRTHYEAR 1995-01-06 BIRTHPLACESun Prairie, WI, USA
AGE 23 NATION USA
POSITION D SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 178 cm / 5'10" WEIGHT 86 kg / 190 lbs
CONTRACT 18/19
NHL DRAFT 2013 round 5 #123 overall by Colorado Avalanche
CAP HIT $925,000 powered by
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
1-time NCAA (NCHC) Champion 1
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

Father: Joe Butcher
Brother: Mikey Butcher

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2009-10 Madison Capitols 16U T1EHL U16 38 12 213319 |            
 2010-11 Madison Capitols 18U T1EHL U18 34 10 20302 |            
  Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 2 0 220 2 |            
 2011-12 USNTDP Juniors USHL 31 2 8104 -5 |            
  U.S. National U17 Team USDP 46 8 23318 |            
  U.S. National U18 Team USDP 10 0 222 |            
  USA U17 WHC-17 5 0 662 |            
  USA U18 WJC-18 6 0 002 0 |            
 2012-13 USNTDP Juniors USHL 26 3 10132 15 |            
  U.S. National U18 Team USDP 67 11 26378 |            
  USA U18  WJC-18 7 2 242 2 |            
 2013-14 Univ. of Denver NCAA 38 8 8168 -3 |            
  USA U20 WJC-20 5 2 352 0 |            
 2014-15 Univ. of Denver NCAA 38 4 14188 6 |            
  USA U20  WJC-20 5 0 110 2 |            
 2015-16 Univ. of Denver  NCAA 39 9 233219 19 |            
 2016-17 Univ. of Denver  NCAA 43 7 303718 27 |            
 2017-18 New Jersey Devils NHL 59 2 28304 4 |            
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CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
      Postseason
  NCAA: 158 28 75 103 0.65 53  49  |    
  NHL: 59 2 28 30 0.51 |    
  T1EHL U16: 38 12 21 33 0.87 19  |    
  T1EHL U18: 34 10 20 30 0.88 |    
  USDP: 123 19 51 70 0.57 18  |    
  USHL: 59 5 20 25 0.42 12  |    
  WHC-17: 5 0 6 6 1.20 |    
  WJC-18: 13 2 2 4 0.31 |    
  WJC-20: 10 2 4 6 0.60 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2010-2011 USHL Clark Cup Champion
2011-2012 U17 WHC Most Points by Defenseman (6)
  U17 WHC Silver Medal
  U18 WJC Gold Medal
2012-2013 U18 WJC Silver Medal
2013-2014 NCAA (NCHC) Champion
2014-2015 U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team
2015-2016 NCAA (NCHC) First All-Star Team
  NCAA (West) Second All-American Team
2016-2017 NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team
  NCAA (Championship) Winner
  NCAA (NCHC) Best Offensive Defenseman
  NCAA (NCHC) First All-Star Team
  NCAA (NCHC) Player of the Year
  NCAA (NCHC) Reg. Season Champion (Penrose Cup)
  NCAA (West) First All-American Team
  NCAA Lowes Senior Class All-Americans 2nd Team
  NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award)
  NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team 16/17
- NCAA (Championship) Winner 16/17
- NCAA (NCHC) Best Offensive Defenseman 16/17
- NCAA (NCHC) Champion 13/14
- NCAA (NCHC) First All-Star Team 16/17, 15/16
- NCAA (NCHC) Player of the Year 16/17
- NCAA (NCHC) Reg. Season Champion (Penrose Cup) 16/17
- NCAA (West) First All-American Team 16/17
- NCAA (West) Second All-American Team 15/16
- NCAA Lowes Senior Class All-Americans 2nd Team 16/17
- NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) 16/17
- NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist 16/17
- U17 WHC Most Points by Defenseman 11/12
- U17 WHC Silver Medal 11/12
- U18 WJC Gold Medal 11/12
- U18 WJC Silver Medal 12/13
- U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team 14/15
- USHL Clark Cup Champion 10/11



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2017-08-28 Confirmed Univ. of Denver New Jersey Devils Entry Level 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
- Drafted 2011, round 10 #195 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the OHL Priority Selection
- Drafted 2010, round 8 #110 overall by Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL Entry Draft
 
- 2013 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #163 by Future Considerations