Wild sign 2014 1st-round pick Alex Tuch

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have signed former first-round draft pick Alex Tuch to a three-year, entry-level contract starting next season. The deal was made Wednesday with the Boston College forward, who had 18 goals and 16 assists in 40 games as the Eagles reached the NCAA Frozen Four. The 19-year-old native of Syracuse, New York, was taken by the Wild in 2014 with...
Via Associated Press
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Tuch: Stay in School

Now that the Boston College Eagles season is over, there's going to be extensive chatter on whether Alex Tuch should sign with the Minnesota Wild. Lastly, according to sources, first-round pick Alex Tuch will take a few days to let the emotions die down before deciding with his family and advisor if he should turn pro with the Wild.(Mike Russo, Russo's Rants)Here's some advice,...
Via Goon's World
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL Prospects Alex Tuch, Thatcher Demko Lead BC To Beanpot Title

BOSTON — Look at Alex Tuch’s scouting report and you’ll find a common theme: NHL-caliber shot. The Boston College forward put that excellent shot on display on the game-winning goal in overtime of the Beanpot final to lift the Eagles to a 1-0 triumph over rival Boston University on Monday night. Tuch unleashed a shot from the high slot that beat Terriers goalie and tournament...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Tuch’s Overtime Goal Wins Beanpot For Boston College (Video)

BOSTON — Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal at the 1:57 mark of overtime Monday night to clinch the Beanpot championship for Boston College in one of the most thrilling college hockey games you’ll ever see. BC prevailed over rival Boston University in the first 1-0 game in the annual tournament’s 64-year history. It also was just the fourth-ever shutout in a Beanpot...
Via NESN.com
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Wild prospect Tuch injures knee in exhibition game

Minnesota Wild prospect Alex Tuch suffered a knee injury while participating in the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp.Selected with the 18th overall pick of the 2014 draft, Tuch was injured during the first period of the United States' 10-3 loss to Finland on Monday. The evaluation camp will aid in determining the Americans' final roster for the 2016 World Junior Championship...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild’s Alex Tuch Follows Sick Shootout Goal With Terrific Celebration (Video)

July can be a pretty brutal month for sports, especially during the MLB All-Star break. Apparently Alex Tuch knows this, because he provided the sports world with an absolute gem of a highlight this weekend. Tuch, a 19-year-old Minnesota Wild prospect and former Boston College star, took the ice for a scrimmage at the Wild’s development camp Sunday. The scrimmage had to be decided...
Via NESN.com
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Tuch struts his stuff after beautiful shootout goal

It's difficult to tell which was nicer, Alex Tuch's shootout goal, or his celebration?You be the judge.Tuch dragged the puck around the discarded stick, waited patiently and flipped it right in. He then put his stick in his "sheath" and high-stepped past the opposing bench.Tuch was drafted 18th overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2014 NHL Draft. He's a big power forward who scored...
Via Fox Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Vermont Survives No. 10 BC In 3-2 Overtime Win

It took a miracle for Boston College to reach overtime, but in the extra period, its luck finally ran out. Freshman forward Alex Tuch scored for the No. 10 Eagles (17-10-2) with 9.6 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime, but Vermont forward Anthony Petruzzelli scored 1:47 into added time to help the No. 17 Catamounts (17-10-2)...
Via NESN.com
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild prospect profile: Alex Tuch

When the Minnesota Wild drafted Alex Tuch 18th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, it was clear that the team was following a formula that other teams have used for success. Tuch, a native of Baldwinsville, New York, has an extremely mature body even though he is just 18 years old. In drafting Tuch, Minnesota got a legitimate power forward that makes his biggest impact banging around...
Via isportsweb.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild latest to take advantage of U.S. developmental program

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In the revelry that followed being drafted in the first round by the Minnesota Wild last month, Alex Tuch was approached by members of the organization and asked about Louis Belpedio, who Tuch played with last season as part of the U.S. National Under-18 team. Tuch wasn't sure what the line of questioning meant, but he figured the Wild were interested in his former...
Via Fox Sports North
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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