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USA Will Butcher

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Database: 950 363 players
Last added: Alexander Thorén
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Helge Grans - - - -
2. Emil Andrae - - - -
3. Måns Forsfjäll - - - -
4. Simon Edvinsson - - - -
5. William Wallinder - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
27
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
22/23
Cap Hit
$750,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
1-time NCAA (NCHC) Champion 1
1-time NCAA (West) First All-American Team 1
1-time NCAA (West) Second All-American Team 1
1-time NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) 1
1-time NHL All-Rookie Team 1
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

Father: Joe Butcher
Brother: Mikey Butcher

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2009-10 Madison Capitols 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 38 12 21 33 19 - |
2010-11 Madison Capitols 18U AAA T1EHL 18U 34 10 20 30 2 - |
Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 2 0 2 2 0 2 |
2011-12 USNTDP Juniors USHL 31 2 8 10 4 -5 |
U.S. National U17 Team USDP 46 8 23 31 8 - |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 10 0 2 2 2 - |
USA U17 “A” WHC-17 6 1 7 8 2 - |
USA U17 (all) “A” International-Jr 9 2 11 13 2 - |
USA U18 WJC-18 6 0 0 0 2 0 |
2012-13 USNTDP Juniors USHL 26 3 10 13 2 15 |
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 67 11 26 37 8 - |
USA U18 “A” WJC-18 7 2 2 4 2 2 |
2013-14 Univ. of Denver NCAA 38 8 8 16 8 -3 |
USA U20 WJC-20 5 2 3 5 2 0 |
2014-15 Univ. of Denver NCAA 38 4 14 18 8 6 |
USA U20 “A” WJC-20 5 0 1 1 0 2 |
2015-16 Univ. of Denver “A” NCAA 39 9 23 32 19 19 |
2016-17 Univ. of Denver “C” NCAA 43 7 30 37 18 27 |
2017-18 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 5 39 44 8 1 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 0 0
USA WC 10 1 2 3 0 1 |
2018-19 New Jersey Devils NHL 78 4 26 30 18 -17 |
2019-20 New Jersey Devils NHL 56 4 17 21 6 -8 |
2020-21 New Jersey Devils NHL 23 1 10 11 2 -3 |
2021-22 Buffalo Sabres NHL 37 2 6 8 0 -10 |
2022-23 Dallas Stars NHL - - - - - - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-04-14T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs St. Louis Blues
2022-04-05T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Carolina Hurricanes
2022-03-30T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Winnipeg Jets
2022-03-28T20:30:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Chicago Blackhawks
2022-03-27T17:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ New York Rangers
2022-03-20T22:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Vancouver Canucks
2022-01-29T20:00:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres @ Arizona Coyotes
2022-01-20T18:00:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres vs Dallas Stars
2022-01-18T18:00:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres @ Ottawa Senators
2022-01-17T12:00:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres vs Detroit Red Wings
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
International-Jr 1 9 2 11 13 1.44 2 - | 0
NCAA 4 158 28 75 103 0.65 53 49 | 0
NHL 6 275 16 98 114 0.41 34 -37 | 1 5 1 3 4 0.80 0 0
T1EHL 16U 1 38 12 21 33 0.87 19 - | 0
T1EHL 18U 1 34 10 20 30 0.88 2 - | 0
USDP 2 123 19 51 70 0.57 18 - | 0
USHL 3 59 5 20 25 0.42 6 12 | 0
WC 1 10 1 2 3 0.30 0 1 | 0
WHC-17 1 6 1 7 8 1.33 2 - | 0
WJC-18 2 13 2 2 4 0.31 4 2 | 0
WJC-20 2 10 2 4 6 0.60 2 2 | 0
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Agility
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Puckhandling
17
Passing
17
Teamwork
16

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/22/2022
07/22/2022 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Dallas Stars
07/28/2021
07/28/2021 Confirmed New Jersey Devils Buffalo Sabres
07/31/2019
07/31/2019 Extension New Jersey Devils New Jersey Devils
08/28/2017
08/28/2017 Confirmed Univ. of Denver New Jersey Devils
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2011, 10 #195 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the OHL Priority Selection

Drafted 2010, 8 #110 overall by Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL Entry Draft

2013 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #163 by FCHockey

Selected Hobey Baker Award winner -- 2017

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