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Will Butcher

Will Butcher

D - NJ

Age: 26

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) D #100
Best / Worst #83 / #83
ADP N/A
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Will Butcher avoids arbitration, signs with Devils

Will Butcher and the New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration as they came to terms on a three-year contract worth $3.73 million.

Fantasy Impact

After an excellent rookie season that produced 44 points (23 on the power-play), Butcher experienced the dreaded sophomore slump. He averaged over three more minutes of ice-time, and virtually the same amount of power-play time, yet he posted just 30 points (14 on the power-play) in 2018-19. New Jersey's power-play efficiency as a team dropped 3.7%, so it was to be expected that Butcher's overall production would take a hit as a result. The Devils addressed this regression with the addition of P.K. Subban, so it looks like Butcher will be squeezed off the first power-play unit due to his presence. The Devils have turned themselves into a more threatening offensive team overall, which bodes well for Butcher 5-on-5, but he will likely find himself demoted to PP2.

Brendan Ballantyne2 years ago
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#424#382#3821
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Full Season Stats
SeasonTeamGAMESGOALSASSISTSPOINTSSOG+/-PIMATOI
2017NJ8153944881816:03
2018NJ7842630108-171819:16
2019NJ564172162-8617:55
2020NJ612392017:41
Game Schedule
Game Schedule
DateOppTime
Thu, Jan 14thvs BOS7:00pm
Sat, Jan 16thvs BOS1:00pm
Tue, Jan 19th@ NYR7:00pm
Thu, Jan 21st@ NYI7:00pm