NHL PLAYER, Brady Tkachuk
Born Sep 16, 1999 -- Scottsdale, Arizona
Selected by Ottawa Senators round 1 #4 overall 2018 NHL Entry Draft
Brady Tkachuk is an American professional ice hockey winger for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. Tkachuk was chosen by the Senators as the fourth overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to turning professional, Tkachuck played one season for the Boston University Terriers, earning All-Hockey East Rookie Team honors.
Internationally, Tkachuk has represented Team USA at the 2017 IIHF World U18 Championships and 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
After playing for the St. Louis AAA Blues U16 and committing to the USA Hockey National Team Development Program (USNDPT), Tkachuk agreed to play for Boston University after completing two seasons with the USNDPT. While playing for the university's Boston Terriers team, he had four goals and 14 points in 19 games as a freshman before making the U.S. under-20 national team for the 2018 World Junior Championships. Nearing the end of the season, Tkachuk was selected for the Hockey East Rookie Team after ranking fifth on the team in points.
Leading up to the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, Tkachuk was ranked second overall for North American skaters by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau. He was eventually drafted fourth overall by the Ottawa Senators. Tkachuk signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Senators on August 13, 2018, forgoing his collegiate career.
He made his NHL debut on October 8 in a 6–3 loss to the Boston Bruins. The following game, on October 10, Tkachuk recorded his first career NHL goal, and first multi-goal game, in a loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He became the fastest Tkachuk to record his first NHL goal, surpassing his brother and father.
MATT DUMBA, SCOTT LAUGHTON, BRADY TKACHUK, AND TOM WILSON NOMINATED FOR KING CLANCY MEMORIAL TROPHY May 09, 2023 - NHL.com
Congratulations to Matt Dumba, Scott Laughton, Brady Tkachuk, and Tom Wilson on being nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy! This award recognizes the NHL player who exemplifies leadership on and off the ice and has made a significant humanitarian contribution to thier community.
All four of these players have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to charitable causes, using their platform as professional athletes to make a positive impact:
Matt Dumba's nomination is a result of his tireless efforts to promote diversity, inclusivity, and accessibility in hockey through his "Hockey Without Limits" initiative. He has also been involved with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Ronald McDonald House Charities. In addition, he has been a vocal advocate for social justice and racial equality, using his platform to raise awareness and drive change.
Scott Laughton has been nominated for this award as a result of his involvement with various charitable causes, including the Flyers Wives Carnival, which raises funds for local charities, and the "Little Smiles" organization, which helps children who are hospitalized or undergoing medical treatment. He has also been involved with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and has helped raise money for cancer research.
Brady Tkachuk’s nomination is a result of his involvement with various charitable causes, including the Do It For Daron Foundation and other mental health organizations. He has also been actively involved with various initiatives that support the growth and development of youth hockey and has started a foundation with the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, Tkachuk’s Captains, providing support and mentorship to children in need.
Tom Wilson has been nominated for this award for his involvement with various charitable causes, including youth-focused charities and the "So Kids Can" initiative, which helps support organizations that provide critical resources to children in need. He has also been actively involved with the "Hockey Fights Cancer" campaign, which raises awareness and funds for cancer research.
Their dedication to making a difference in the lives of others is truly inspiring and deserving of recognition. We wish them all the best of luck in being selected as the recipient of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, and thank them for their continued efforts to give back to their communities.
BRADY TKACHUK LAUNCHES ‘TKACHUK’S CAPTAINS’ AND LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH BGC OTTAWA March 15, 2023 - Ottawa Citizen
Brady Tkachuk and his fiancée, Emma Farinacci, are lending a hand to local youth. “Brady and Emma will offer their time, energy and expertise, and just be there to improve the life of children and youth,” said Adam Joiner, chief executive officer of BGC Ottawa, at a news conference Wednesday evening at the Ron Kolbus Clubhouse. Not only will Tkachuk and Farinacci spend time at the clubhouse, there will also be a new program called “Tkachuk’s Captains.” They will be appointed by BGC and part of the goal is to empower youth to be leaders through the recreation programs. “This is an exciting day that Emma and I have been planning and looking forward to for a long time,” said Tkachuk. “This was a commitment that was really important for us to make to the Ottawa community for everything they’ve done for us. This is our home now.
To donate please click the following link: https://www.bgcottawa.org/programs/tkachuk
Source: Ottawa Citizen
Tkachuk signs 7-year deal with Senators October 15, 2021
Brady Tkachuk and the Ottawa Senators came to terms on a new seven-year, $57.5 million contract on Thursday. Selected 4th overall by the Senators in the 2018 NHL Draft, the 22-year-old forward made an instant impact with the club in his rookie season, tallying 45 points (22 goals, 23 assists) in 71 appearances. He most recently led the Senators in scoring in the 2020-21 season, registering 36 points in 51 games played.
For more on Tkachuk, check out the nhl.com post here.
Tkackuk the overtime hero in Senators’ win February 22, 2021
Brady Tkachuk scored the overtime, winning goal last night, guiding the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 defeat of the Montreal Canadiens. The 21-year-old rising star also added an assist in the contest, along with a game-high, 8 shots on net and 5 hits. The big-bodied winger has been in great form of late, tallying 3 goals and 2 assists in his last five games played.
For more on Tkachuk and last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
NHL ANNOUNCES 2019/20 AWARD NOMINEES July 28, 2020
The NHL disclosed all of its award nominees for the 2019-20 season, with several Newport clients making the shortlist for some of its most prestigious trophies.
Ryan O’Reilly has been named one of the three finalists for the 2019-20 Selke Trophy, handed out to the NHL’s best defensive forward. The 29-year-old native of Clinton, Ontario is looking to become the back-to-back winner of the trophy for the first time since 2014-15.
The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player who best exemplified “the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey”, named its three finalists as well, with Bobby Ryan making the shortlist.
Up for nomination in a bid for the King Clancy Memorial trophy, no less than 9 Newport clients made the cut, including Justin Abdelkader, Matt Dumba, Evander Kane, Matt Martin, Henrik Lundqvist, Trevor Lewis, Ryan O’Reilly, PK Subban and Brady Tkachuk. Elsewhere,
O’Reilly was also named a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy, an award he previously won back in the 2013-14 season.
For more on all of the nominees, keep reading the sportingnews.com article here.
Tkachuk guides Senators to overtime triumph December 20, 2019
Brady Tkachuk scored his 12th goal of the season last night, as the Ottawa Senators defeated the hard-charging Predators by score of 5-4 in overtime. The 20-year-old forward also added an assist on the overtime winner, and finished the contest with a game-high, 6 hits.
For more on Tkachuk, check out the nhl.com recap here.
Tkachuk shines in Senators’ win November 05, 2019
Brady Tkachuk was named the 3rd star of the game last night, as the Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Rangers, 6-2. The sophomore winger tallied 2 points in the contest (1 goal, 1 assist) along with a game-high, 6 shots on net. The Scottsdale, Arizona-native has been on fire of late, registering 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists) and a +5 rating in his last 3 games played.
For more on Tkachuk, keep reading the nhl.com recap here.
Tkachuk shines in Senators’ loss March 29, 2019
Brady Tkachuk tallied his 20th goal of the season last night, as the Ottawa Senators fell to the Florida Panthers by a score of 5-2. The 19-year-old was impressive in the contest, tallying a game-high 12 shots on net, 3 hits and a blocked shot to go along with his goal. He also led all forwards in ice-time logged with 22:11. The Scottsdale-native has been in great form of late, registering 4 goals in his last five games played.
For more on Tkackuk and last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com post here.
Tkachuk does it all in Senators’ win March 25, 2019
Brady Tkachuk scored two goals on Saturday night – including the overtime winner, as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Edmonton Oilers, 4-3. The 19-year-old winger would eventually go on to be named the 1st star of the contest. The native of Scottsdale, Arizona has been one of the top rookies this season, tallying 39 points (19 goals, 20 assists) in just 64 games played.
For more on Tkackuk, keep reading the nhl.com story here.