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Will Butcher

22-Year-Old Defenseman – New Jersey Devils

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Butcher was this offseason's collegiate free-agent prize after he declined to sign an entry-level deal with Colorado. Instead, the 22-year-old opted to join the Devils where he figures to start out as a third-pairing defenseman. Selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NHL Dr...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 190   DOB: 1/6/1995   BORN: Madison, Wisconsin   DRAFTED: 5th Rd, #123 Overall in 2013   Show ContractHide Contract

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Will Butcher Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Devils in August of 2017.

October 14, 2017  –  Will Butcher News

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Butcher tallied two assists during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Rangers, and the rookie now has eight helpers through five games.

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Will Butcher NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2017-18 22 NHL NJ 5 0 8 8 5 2 4 0.0 0 0 15:44 0 5 5 4:44 1 5

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#3 Left Defenseman

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice

On average, Will Butcher was on the ice for 15:44.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Will Butcher was on the ice for 4:44 during power plays.

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Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Will Butcher was on the ice for 0:02 while the team was short-handed.

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2017-18 15:44 4:44 0:02

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Will Butcher
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Oct 17 TAM 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 16:32 3:17
Oct 14 NYR@NYR 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1 14:49 3:53
Oct 13 WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 19:02 4:36
Oct 11 TOR@TOR 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 16:18 4:53
Oct 9 BUF@BUF 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:46 3:39
Oct 7 COL 0 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:45 3:23

Will Butcher: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Butcher picked up three power-play assists in his NHL debut Saturday night. The Devils won 4-1 over the Avalanche.

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Butcher began his first NHL training camp Friday, where New Jersey head coach John Hynes indicated that the rookie will be given chances to impress with the man advantage during the preseason, Andrew Gross of The Record reports.

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Butcher signed a two-year, entry-level contract with New Jersey on Sunday. The deal is worth $925,000 annually.

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Butcher, who claimed the 2017 Hobey Baker Award, could be drawing interest from the Penguins, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Butcher will not sign with Colorado, instead becoming a free agent on Aug. 15, Adrian Dater of BSN Denver reports.

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Butcher has been named the winner of the 2016-17 Hobey Baker Award, which is presented to the nation's top collegiate player.

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Butcher has been named the 2016-17 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) player of the year, The Denver Post reports.

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Butcher had a goal and two assists in the University of Denver's 5-4 overtime loss to Boston University on Saturday.

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