May 10, 1996 |
Syracuse, NY, USA
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)|
|NCAA team||Boston College|
|NHL Draft||18th overall, 2014
Alex Daniel Tuch (born May 10, 1996) is an American collegiate ice hockey player. He currently plays with the Boston College Eagles men's ice hockey team in the Hockey East Association. Tuch was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the first round (18th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Tuch was ranked 12th 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. He trained with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program team from 2012 to 2014, winning a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge and gold at the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships.
Regular season and playoffs
|2011–12||Syracuse Jr. Stars||EmJHL||40||44||57||101||26||4||1||3||4||4|
|2012–13||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||38||4||6||10||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||26||13||19||32||36||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge Bronze Medal||2013|||
|IIHF World U18 Championship Gold Medal||2014|||
- "NHL Prospect Hot List: Boston College commit Alex Tuch". The Hockey News. 2014-07-19. Retrieved 2014-07-19.
- "Baldwinsville's Alex Tuch moves up in rankings of NHL draft prospects". Syracuse.com. 2014-04-28. Retrieved 2014-04-28.
- "2014 NHL Draft Profile: Alex Tuch". On the Forecheck. 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
- "Prospect Pulse: Alex Tuch". New York Hockey Journal.com. 2014-05-01. Retrieved 2014-05-03.
- "Storm forward and prospect on NHL '14 Draft List". Guelph Storm. 2014-06-21. Retrieved 2014-06-21.
- "Baldwinsville's Alex Tuch part of U.S team that wins gold at U-18 Worlds". Syracuse.com. 2014-04-29. Retrieved 2014-04-29.
- "U.S. National U-17 Team upends Slovakia, 7-2, at 2013 World Hockey Challenge". boxscorenews.com. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
- "Gold-Medal Game Recap: USA Wins Gold Over Czech Republic". USA Hockey. 2014-04-02. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
- Alex Tuch's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Alex Tuch's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Minnesota Wild first round draft pick
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