A day after signing a two-year, $1.85 million contract with the rebuilding Devils, the 22-year-old Butcher said he was ready to make the jump from being college hockey's top player to the NHL without a stop in the minor leagues.
Troy Terry, Henrik Borgstrom and Dylan Gambrell combined for 57 goals and 73 assists in 2016-17.
The Denver hockey team's top two points leaders will be back with the program in 2017-18.
In April, Montgomery led the Pioneers to their eighth national championship in school history.
Sophomore forward Jarik Lukosevicius scored all three goals for the Pioneers.
The top-seeded Pioneers will face the second-seeded Bulldogs in the championship game Saturday in Chicago.
The Denver hockey team plays Notre Dame in the Frozen Four tonight, and a trip to the college hockey national championship is on the line.
The University of Denver hockey coach was officially named the top college hockey coach in the nation Tuesday.
The Nurkic deal, hot Rockies bullpen analysis and the new deal at Coors: Denver sports power rankings
This week gave us Jusuf Nurkic incinerating his old team, more shuffling in the AFC West and some good news for you, Joe Taxpayer. To the rankings:
Both were on top of their games as North Dakota beat Denver in the semifinals of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference semifinals.
For the first time in school history, the Pioneers' hockey and lacrosse teams are ranked No. 1 in the nation at the same time.
The Highlands Ranch native went 3-for-3 in a shootout against Russia to help the Americans move on.
This is Gwozdecky’s second season coaching Valor Christian, a private high school located in Highlands Ranch with a student body of 981 kids. It’s a seemingly odd post for one of the winningest college hockey coaches ever.
The Denver Nuggets hold three picks in the June 23 NBA Draft. Here are who different NBA writers think they'll select.