Alex Tuch

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Alex Tuch
Born (1996-05-10) May 10, 1996 (age 18)
Syracuse, NY, USA
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Right Wing/Centre
Shoots Right
NCAA team Boston College
NHL Draft 18th overall, 2014
Minnesota Wild
Playing career –present

Alex Tuch (born May 10, 1996) is an American ice hockey player. He is currently committed to play with the Boston College Eagles men's ice hockey team in the Hockey East Association.[1] Tuch was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st Round (18th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Tuch was born in Syracuse, New York, but grew up in Baldwinsville, New York.

Tuch was ranked 12th[2] by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau on their final list of the top draft-eligible North American skaters leading into the 2014 NHL Entry Draft where he was projected to be picked in the first round.[3] He trained with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program team from 2012 to 2014,[4] winning a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge[5] and gold at the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships.[6]

Awards and honours[edit]

Honours Year
World U-17 Hockey Challenge Bronze Medal 2013 [7]
IIHF World U18 Championship Gold Medal 2014 [8]


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