WILL BUTCHER
D
Ht/Wt 5’10’’, 190 lbs
Shoots L
Experience 5 years
Debut Oct 7, 2017
Born Jan 6, 1995 (29 yrs) Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Drafted Drafted by Colorado in 2013 (5/123).
Drafted from USA U18 (USHL)
Transactions & Injuries
Date Description
2024-01-25 Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Minnesota Wild acquired defenseman Will Butcher from the Pittsburgh Penguins for winger Maxim Cajkovic.
2023-11-29 Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).
2023-11-28 Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2023-11-28 Missed 20 games (undisclosed).
2023-10-09 Undisclosed, injured reserve.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team All-Rookie Team 2017-18
NCAA Hobey Baker Memorial Award Top U.S. Collegiate Player 2016-17
NCHC Player of the Year Player of the Year 2016-17
NCHC Offensive Defenseman of the Year Offensive Defenseman of the Year 2016-17
NCAA West First All-American Team West First All-American Team 2016-17
NCHC First All-Star Team First All-Star Team 2016-17, 2015-16
NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team Frozen Four All-Tournament Team 2016-17
NCAA West Second All-American Team West Second All-American Team 2015-16