Wild Drafts Tuch with No. 18 Pick in 1st Round

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Wild Drafts Tuch with No. 18 Pick in 1st Round

June 27, 2014 Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 8:02 PM CST

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.

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