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USA Will Butcher

#4 Texas Stars / AHL - 22/23
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GP
G
A
TP
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5
2
4
6
+2
10
2
9
11
+7
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Database: 994 734 players
Last added: Christian Trevino
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Brady Shaw 41 21 38 59
2. Adam Helewka 39 25 32 57
3. Matt Bradley 38 22 30 52
4. Mitch Hults 40 16 30 46
5. Allan McShane 38 20 24 44
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
28
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 Texas Stars AHL 38 4 23 27 12 11 |
Projected AHL 72 8 44 52 23 21 |
2022-23 AHL/ECHL/USHL/WHL/OHL/QMJHL stats powered by HockeyTech
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
AHL
2023-01-22T13:00:00-0700 Texas Stars @ Manitoba Moose
2023-01-21T13:00:00-0700 Texas Stars @ Manitoba Moose
2023-01-15T16:00:00-0700 Texas Stars vs Milwaukee Admirals
2023-01-14T18:00:00-0700 Texas Stars vs Milwaukee Admirals
2023-01-07T18:00:00-0600 Texas Stars @ Grand Rapids Griffins
2023-01-06T18:00:00-0600 Texas Stars @ Grand Rapids Griffins
2023-01-03T18:00:00-0700 Texas Stars @ Rockford IceHogs
2022-12-31T18:00:00-0700 Texas Stars vs Tucson Roadrunners
2022-12-30T18:00:00-0700 Texas Stars vs Tucson Roadrunners
2022-12-21T18:00:00-0700 Texas Stars vs Rockford IceHogs
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 38 4 23 27 0.71 12 11 | 0
International-Jr 1 9 2 11 13 1.44 2 - | 0
NCAA 4 158 28 75 103 0.65 53 49 | 0
NHL 5 275 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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Speed
17
Puckhandling
17
Agility
17
Acceleration
17
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/10/2022
10/10/2022 Up/Down Dallas Stars Texas Stars
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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