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Will Butcher

Born:January 6, 1995Draft:2013 Avalanche #123 Overall
Hometown:Sun Prairie, WIPosition:Defense
Known For:Hobey Baker WinnerShoots:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Buffalo Sabres

Will Butcher (born January 6, 1995) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). Butcher was selected in the fifth round, 123rd overall, by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Will Butcher New Jersey Devils
Will Butcher, New Jersey Devils (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • World Championship Bronze Medal (2018)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (2018)
  • NCAA (Championship) All-Tournament Team (2017)
  • NCAA (Championship) Winner (2017)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Best Offensive Defenseman (2017)
  • NCAA (NCHC) First All-Star Team (2017)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Player of the Year (2017)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Reg. Season Champion (Penrose Cup) (2017)
  • NCAA (West) First All-American Team (2017)
  • NCAA Lowes Senior Class All-Americans 2nd Team (2017)
  • Hobey Baker Award (2017)
  • Hobey Baker Award Finalist (2017)
  • USA Hockey College Player of the Year (Jim Johannson Award) (2017)
  • NCAA (NCHC) First All-Star Team (2016)
  • NCAA (West) Second All-American Team (2016)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team USA (2015)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Champion (2014)
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2013)
  • U17 WHC Silver Medal (2012)
  • U18 WJC Gold Medal (2012)
  • USHL Clark Cup Champion (2011)
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