Alex Tuch

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Age 26 May 10, 1996
Syracuse USA
Right Wing shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
220 lbs 100 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2023
Agent Brian Bartlett
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 18
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Minnesota Wild logo

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Transaction History
Dec 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored an empty-net goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 23, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Nov 22, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on three shots and added two helpers in Tuesday's convincing 7-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
Nov 16, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch registered a power-play assist in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Nov 16, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal and was credited with two assists during a 5-4 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.
Oct 31, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch notched a power-play assist in Monday's 8-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Oct 22, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Oct 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored three goals and added two PIM in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored an empty-net goal on four shots and added three hits in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Oct 15, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch registered a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Apr 24, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch supplied a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the New York Islanders.
Apr 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Apr 2, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch picked up two assists in Friday's 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators.
Mar 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on two shots, dished a power-play assist, blocked three shots and added two hits in Monday's 6-5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch managed an assist and three shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Mar 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) is expected to play Monday against the Florida Panthers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) was deemed a game-time decision for Monday's contest against the Florida Panthers, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Mar 6, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch departed Sunday's game early and received imaging due to an undisclosed injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 13, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch notched three assists, two on the power play, in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on four shots, blocked four shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Jan 29, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on seven shots, dished an assist, logged two hits and went plus-2 in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Jan 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch contributed a goal, an assist, and two hits in a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.
Jan 13, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch finished with an assist and two hits in a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday.
Jan 12, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (not injury related) will likely enter the lineup Thursday in Nashville, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 11, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (not injury related) exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Jan 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch was designated for the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.
Jan 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
Dec 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (shoulder) will be added to the active roster and make his Buffalo debut Monday versus Columbus, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Dec 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (shoulder) wore a regular jersey during Wednesday's practice, indicating he's been cleared for contact, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Nov 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Alex Tuch | Tuch (shoulder) practiced with the team Monday but is still weeks away from rejoining the lineup, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Nov 4, 2021 TRADE ANALYSIS
The Vegas Golden Knights acquired Jack Eichel and 2023 third round pick from the Buffalo Sabres for Alex Tuch, Peyton Krebs, 2022 first round pick (top 10 protected), and 2023 conditional third round pick (condition met, upgraded to second round)
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Oct 11, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (shoulder) was shifted to long-term injured reserve Monday, per PuckPedia.
Jul 30, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch is expected to miss six months after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Jun 20, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch recorded an assist and two hits in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4.
Jun 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch notched an assist and six hits in Monday's 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 1.
Jun 10, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch notched an assist, two shots on goal and four hits in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 6.
Jun 8, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch provided a goal on three shots and added three hits in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5.
Jun 4, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to suit up for Game 3 against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jun 4, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch is considered a game-time decision heading into Friday's matchup with Colorado after missing the game-day skate, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
May 28, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch notched an assist and went plus-3 in Friday's 6-2 win over the Minnesota Wild in Game 7.
May 24, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch recorded an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild in Game 5.
May 22, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal and blocked two shots in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Minnesota Wild in Game 4.
May 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored twice on five shots and added two hits in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild in Game 2.
May 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) will be in Sunday's Game 1 lineup against the Minnesota Wild, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
May 12, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) was held out of the third period of Wednesday's 6-0 win over the San Jose Sharks for maintenance reasons, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
May 7, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch registered an assist, two shots on goal and three blocked shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the St. Louis Blues.
May 3, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on a team-high five shots in Monday's 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Apr 21, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on three shots, doled out three hits, blocked four shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Apr 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored an empty-net goal on four shots, doled out two hits and added two PIM in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Apr 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on two shots, supplied an assist, went plus-2 and added a pair of hits in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Apr 12, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on five shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Apr 5, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch recorded an assist, two shots on net and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Apr 3, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch registered an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Mar 31, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch provided an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Mar 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) had three shots on goal and 16:10 of ice time in Friday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Mar 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play against the Los Angeles Kings on Friday, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Mar 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) will be a game-time call for Friday's matchup with the Los Angeles Kings, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Mar 17, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) did not take the ice for warmups and won't play Wednesday versus the San Jose Sharks, Steve Carp of SinBin.Vegas reports.
Mar 17, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's matchup with San Jose, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 13, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored an empty-net goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 5-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Mar 6, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored twice on six shots, blocked three shots and added two hits in Saturday's 4-0 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Mar 5, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal and added two PIM in Friday's 5-4 overtime win over the San Jose Sharks.
Mar 3, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal and dished an assist in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Mar 1, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored the game-tying goal with 42 seconds left in regulation in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild. He also had three shots.
Feb 22, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored two goals -- one on the power play -- in Monday's 3-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Feb 9, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch notched a goal on three shots and added two hits in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Feb 7, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch produced two assists, two hits and two shots on goal in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Jan 26, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Jan 20, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch scored a goal on four shots and supplied two assists in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Jan 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch netted an empty-net goal to seal a 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday.
Jan 13, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) will be in the lineup for Thursday's season opener against the Anaheim Ducks, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jan 12, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) skated before Tuesday's practice, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Jan 10, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | Alex Tuch | Tuch (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day after missing Sunday's practice, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Jun 18, 2020 Vegas Golden Knights | Activated RW Alex Tuch from injured reserve.
Oct 31, 2019 Vegas Golden Knights | Activated RW Alex Tuch from injured reserve.
Oct 19, 2018 Vegas Golden Knights | Signed RW Alex Tuch to a seven-year, $33.25 million contract extension.
Oct 15, 2017 Vegas Golden Knights | Recalled RW Alex Tuch from Chicago (AHL).
Oct 3, 2017 Vegas Golden Knights | Assigned RW Alex Tuch to Chicago (AHL).
Jun 21, 2017 Vegas Golden Knights | Acquired RW Alex Tuch from the Minnesota Wild for a 2017 conditional third-round draft pick.
Apr 20, 2017 Minnesota Wild | Recalled RW Alex Tuch from Iowa (AHL).
Feb 13, 2017 Minnesota Wild | Recalled RW Alex Tuch from Iowa (AHL).
Feb 9, 2017 Minnesota Wild | Assigned RW Alex Tuch to Iowa (AHL).
Feb 2, 2017 Minnesota Wild | Recalled RW Alex Tuch from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 5, 2016 Minnesota Wild | Assigned RW Alex Tuch to Iowa (AHL).
Apr 13, 2016 Minnesota Wild | Signed RW Alex Tuch to a three-year, entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Alex Tuch
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 25 12 12 24 4 6
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2011-2012 Syracuse Jr. Stars EmJHL 40 44 57 101 26 Playoffs 4 1 3 4 0
2012-2013 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 56 11 15 26 32
2012-2013 USNTDP Juniors USHL 38 4 6 10 24
2012-2013 USA U17 WHC-17 6 1 3 4 4
Draft Yr 2013-2014 USNTDP Juniors USHL 26 13 19 32 36
Draft Yr 2013-2014 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 61 29 35 64 70
Draft Yr 2013-2014 USA U18 WJC-18 7 0 3 3 14
2014-2015 Boston College NCAA 37 14 14 28 28
2014-2015 USA U20 WJC-20 5 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Boston College NCAA 40 18 16 34 33
2016-2017 Iowa Wild AHL 57 18 19 37 28
2016-2017 Minnesota Wild NHL 6 0 0 0 0 64 20.00 58.95 7.07 52.76 5.32 0.00 0.00
2017-2018 Chicago Wolves AHL 3 4 1 5 0
2017-2018 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 78 15 22 37 27 971 54.29 52.20 2.21 52.13 0.36 0.62 1.61 Playoffs 20 6 4 10 0
2018-2019 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 74 20 32 52 8 1,014 59.57 55.61 1.12 53.99 0.05 0.83 2.48 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2019-2020 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 42 8 9 17 8 513 38.50 50.10 -6.50 52.40 -3.70 0.59 1.17 Playoffs 20 8 4 12 0
2020-2021 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 55 18 15 33 28 722 58.90 55.10 1.90 54.00 1.10 1.00 1.75 Playoffs 19 4 5 9 0
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 50 12 26 38 14 659 50.60 50.70 6.90 51.60 4.10 0.64 2.19
2022-2023 Buffalo Sabres NHL 25 12 12 24 6
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Active Contract

Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date October 19, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Brian Bartlett
Standard Contract | 7 Years $33,250,000 5.76% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cap Hit $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
UFA
AAV $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Minors Salary $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
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Contract History

Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date April 13, 2016
Agent Stephen Bartlett
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $4,050,000 1.27% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,350,000 $1,350,000 $1,350,000
Performance Bonuses $425,000 $425,000 $425,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
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