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by Kevin Snow / Buffalo Sabres
Tyler Motte (Photo: USA Hockey)


Position: Forward

Height: 5-9 (175)

Weight: 184 (83)

Shoots: Left

Date of Birth: 3/10/95

Hometown: St. Clair, Mich.

2012-13 Team: U.S. National Under-18 Team

Verbal College Commit: University of Michigan



  • Member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team that claimed first place at the Vlad Dzurilla Under-18 Tournament
    • Skated in three games, potted one goal
  • Member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team that placed second at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Windsor, Ont.
    • Had one assist in six games


  • Member of the U.S. National Under-17 Team that captured the Four Nations Tournament title in Balishikha, Russia
    • Skated in four games, potted four goals
    • Netted two goals versus Switzerland in 10-5 victory on Nov. 12



  • Played for the U.S. National Under-17 Team, part of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, that competed in the United States Hockey League and against international teams
    • Tallied 25 goals and collected 16 assists in 53 games
    • Tied for third on the team in points (41), third in goals scored (25) and power play markers (6), first in short handed tallies (3) and second in game winners (3)
    • Recorded six multi-point games in USHL action
    • In first regular-season USHL game, had three point (1-2) night and was plus-4 versus Youngstown in 10-3 triumph on Sept. 30
    • Amassed a six-game point streak (5-4) from Oct. 22 to Dec. 4
    • Registered a six-game point streak (3-4) from Jan. 27 to Feb. 24
    • Skated in two USHL Clark Cup Playoff games versus Dubuque, netting a goal in each game
  • Skated in 2 games for the U.S. National Under-18 Team
    • Potted one goal against Muskegon in a 4-3 overtime victory on March 7


  • Son of Steve and Nancy Motte
  • Has verbally committed to attend the University of Michigan of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association
  • Brother, C.J., played junior hockey with the USHL’s Waterloo Black Hawks before skating for Ferris State University of the CCHA
  • Skated with the Honeybaked (Mich.) Midget Minor team prior to joining USA Hockey’s NTDP
  • Helped St. Clair (Mich.) High School to a state baseball championship


year team gp g a pts pim
2011-12 U.S. National Under-17 Team 53 25 19 41 62
U.S. National Under-18 Team 2 1 0 1 0
2010-11 2010-11 Honeybaked (Mich.) 33 22 14 36 20
NTDP TOTALS 55 26 16 24 62

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