St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Minnesota Wild drafted right wing Alex Tuch of the United States National Team Development Program Under-18 Team with the No. 18 pick in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft on Friday night.
The 6-foot-4 winger was ranked as No. 12 overall on the NHL Central Scouting's final list. In 61 games a season ago, Tuch racked up 28 goals and 60 points with USA U-18.
Tuch has committed to play hockey at Boston College next fall.