Hunter Brody- There is Reason To Be Excited About Cutter Gauthier
Cutter Gauthier, Flyers’ 2022 5th overall draft pick, took the ice Wednesday Night in the Hockey East Conference Tournament. His line for Boston College generated a fantastic +11 rating with nine points in their 5-2 win over UMass. Gauthier finished with three assists of his own and will now compete in the Hockey East Quarterfinals against Merrimack on Saturday.
Here’s a couple of Gauthier’s highlights from the game:
What a dish from Cutter.— Hunter Brody (@Brodes81) March 9, 2023
3 assists on the night 🔥 pic.twitter.com/7Grfu8fZsJ
Gauthier was unanimously selected to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team. At the time of this article, he leads Boston College in points with 16 goals and 21 assists in 31 games. It’s extremely impressive no matter what year he’s in, but now factor in it’s his freshman campaign!
Earlier this season, Cutter Gauthier played in the World Junior Championship for Team USA where he netted four goals and six assists in 10 games. He helped Team USA bring home a bronze medal. Gauthier played for the US National Development Program before being drafted. In 77 games, he posted 53 goals and 40 assists for 93 points.
There’s not a ton to be excited about with the current state of this franchise, but Gauthier seems to be a promising prospect. His shot is legit and he’s constantly finding the back of the net. The hope is at 6’2 and 194 pounds, there’s a ton of size to see a potential big body center down the middle for the Orange and Black for years to come. It will be fascinating to see how the Flyers handle his progress moving forward. What’s going to be next for Cutter Gauthier after this season comes to an end?