SABRES ACQUIRE BUTCHER, 5TH-ROUND PICK FROM NEW JERSEY

The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Will Butcher and a fifth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft from the New Jersey Devils.

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights:

  • Led all New Jersey defensemen in assists (92) and ranks second among Devils blueliners in points (106) since entering the NHL in 2017-18.
  • Was named to the NHL’s All-Rookie Team in 2017-18 after leading all first-year defensemen with 44 points (5+39) in 81 games.
  • Won the 2017 Hobey Baker Award and captained the University of Denver to a victory at the 2017 NCAA men’s ice hockey National Championship.
  • Has represented the United States at the IIHF World Championship (2018), IIHF World Junior Championship (2014 and 2015) and IIHF U18 World Championship (2012 and 2013).

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