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12 Days Til BC Hockey: Get To Know #12, Alex Tuch

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The sophomore was BC's leading scorer in 2014-2015

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Just 12 more days...

#12 Alex Tuch - Forward

Class Year: Sophomore
Height: 6'4''
Weight: 220
Hometown: Baldwinsville, NY

Before BC:

Tuch has been all over the USNTDP -- He was the second leading scorer on the U18 team in '13-'14 and was on the U17 team the year before that.

Fun facts:

- Tuch is a 1st round draft pick of the Minnesota Wild
- The last player to don the #12 for the Eagles was another elite scorer, Kevin Hayes '14.

2014-2015 in review:

Welcome to the Heights, Alex Tuch! Tuch was the team's leading scorer at 14-14--28 as a freshman and there was some worry that he might jump ship to the NHL this year. However, as good as he is, he's a big boy and still has some development ahead of him, so he's sticking it out in the college ranks.

2015-2016 outlook:

As the team's leading scorer from a year ago and now a sophomore, Tuch will be a top liner for the Eagles this season. Even if Jerry York tries to even out the lines a bit (and there's plenty of talent with which to do it) it's likely that whatever line Tuch happens to be on will be the one we call the "first line."

Links:

Twitter: @alextuch17

EliteProspects page on Alex Tuch

Highlights:

Tuch scored the game-winner against BU at Agganis last year:

Bonus highlight! He had a solid celebration on a goal earlier that night as well:

Next up:

#11 Chris Calnan, Monday 9/28