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USA Will Butcher

#4 Iowa Wild / AHL - 23/24

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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcus Eriksson 48 19 38 57
2. Miks Indrasis 50 24 30 54
3. Richard Gynge 47 21 28 49
4. Konstantin Komarek 46 16 33 49
5. Jack Kopacka 47 32 13 45
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Will Butcher Facts

Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
29
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
23/24
Cap Hit
$775,000 Powered by
Agency
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

Will Butcher 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 NTDP 46* 8* 23* 31* 8* -* |
U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 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 NTDP 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 65* 6* 37* 43* 16* 11* | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 3
2023-24 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 14* 3* 4* 7* 6* 1* |
Iowa Wild AHL 11* 2* 2* 4* 0* -3* |
Projected AHL 43* 9* 10* 19* 10* -3* |
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Will Butcher Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
AHL
2024-03-03T14:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild @ Milwaukee Admirals
2024-02-24T18:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild @ Rockford IceHogs
2024-02-21T18:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild vs Rockford IceHogs
2024-02-19T16:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild vs Rockford IceHogs
2024-02-17T18:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild @ Texas Stars
2024-02-16T18:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild @ Texas Stars
2024-02-10T17:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild vs Tucson Roadrunners
2024-02-09T18:00:00-0700 Iowa Wild vs Tucson Roadrunners
2024-02-03T18:00:00-0900 Iowa Wild @ Henderson Silver Knights
2024-02-02T18:00:00-0900 Iowa Wild @ Henderson Silver Knights
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Will Butcher Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 90* 11* 43* 54* 0.60* 22* 9* | 1 4 0 * 0 * 0 * 0.00 * 2 * 3 *
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 *
NTDP 2 123* 19* 51* 70* 0.57* 18* -* | 0 * * * * * *
T1EHL 16U 1 38* 12* 21* 33* 0.87* 19* -* | 0 * * * * * *
T1EHL 18U 1 34* 10* 20* 30* 0.88* 2* -* | 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 * * * * * *

Will Butcher Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
17
Speed
16
Acceleration
16
Teamwork
15
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Will Butcher Connections

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/25/2024
01/25/2024 Up/Down Minnesota Wild Iowa Wild
01/25/2024 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Minnesota Wild
07/04/2023
07/04/2023 Confirmed Dallas Stars Pittsburgh Penguins
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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Will Butcher 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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