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Chris Butler

30-Year-Old Defenseman – St. Louis Blues

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 196   DOB: 10/27/1986   BORN: St. Louis, Missouri   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #96 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Blues in June of 2017.

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Chris Butler NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2008-09 21 47 2 4 6 11 18 36 5.6 1 0 16:00 0 0 0 0:10 35 57
2009-10 22 59 1 20 21 -15 22 61 1.6 0 0 20:01 0 12 12 2:56 50 66
2010-11 23 NHL BUF 49 2 7 9 8 26 52 3.8 0 0 18:10 0 1 1 1:12 38 56
2011-12 24 NHL CGY 68 2 13 15 -9 34 62 3.2 0 0 21:36 0 3 3 0:44 70 115
2012-13 25 NHL CGY 44 1 7 8 -10 19 40 2.5 0 1 17:02 0 0 0 0:03 53 74
2013-14 26 NHL CGY 82 2 14 16 -23 39 83 2.4 1 0 20:16 0 0 0 0:21 68 211
2014-15 27 AHL CHI 14 1 8 9 5 6 0 0
2014-15 27 NHL STL 33 3 6 9 8 23 54 5.6 0 1 17:11 0 0 0 0:22 31 38
2015-16 28 NHL STL 5 0 0 0 -1 4 4 0.0 0 0 11:30 0 0 0 0:20 3 8
2015-16 28 AHL CHI 46 4 14 18 -14 39 0 3
2016-17 29 NHL STL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:28 0 0 0 0:17 0 2
2016-17 29 AHL CHI 72 5 21 26 23 46 0 1

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Short-Handed Time On Ice in 2017-18

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Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 11:30 0:20 0:19
2016-17 21:28 0:17 1:35

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Chris Butler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Butler left Saturday's preseason game against the Stars in the third period after taking a puck to the face, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Butler signed a two-year, two-way contract with St. Louis on Wednesday.

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Butler was sent down to AHL Chicago on Monday.

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Butler was called up from AHL Chicago under emergency conditions Sunday, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Butler was assigned to AHL Chicago on Friday.

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Butler was promoted from AHL Chicago on Thursday.

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Butler and six others were placed on waivers by the Blues on Friday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

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Butler was recalled from AHL Chicago on Thursday, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports.

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Butler has been loaned to AHL Chicago.

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Butler was recalled from AHL Chicago on Monday, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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The Blues assigned Butler to AHL Chicago on Thursday.

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Butler was recalled from AHL Chicago by the Blues on Wednesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

There was no outlook written for Chris Butler.

2016-17

Butler, the 29-year-old St. Louis native, will be returning for his third season with his hometown club, and having spent the majority of his most recent season with AHL Chicago, hes likely to be down in the minors for most of the 2016-17 season as well. Hes an all-around defenseman with some offensive chops in the AHL, but his career NHL totals of 84 points in 387 games isnt good enough to warrant a spot. Hell serve as a depth defenseman for the Blues in case of injury.

2013-14

Butler was his usual solid defensive self in 2012-13, playing nearly every game and holding down the back end. He never has been much of a scorer (just 59 points in 267 games) and 2013-14 should be no different. He will mean much more to Calgary than to any fantasy owner.

2012-13

Butler has never been a stats defenseman, as evidenced by his seven career goals in 223 games, but hes a reliable blueliner who will do the dirty work for Calgary. His 15 points last season are around his usual output, and he will make more of a difference for the Flames than for your fantasy team.

2011-12

A recent arrival in Calgary as part of the Robyn Regehr trade, Butler will have a chance for a fresh start following a rough playoff campaign with the Sabres. He played in just 47 games last season with nine points and a plus-8 rating, but he did have 21 points in 59 contest two seasons ago. Odds are he won't light it up offensively and you're better off with a younger player with more upside.

2010-11

Butler had a bit of a breakout season offensively for the Sabres in 2009-10, though he was also a healthy scratch quite often under coach Lindy Ruff. From six points in 47 games two seasons ago, Butler reaped the benefits of time on the power play last year, with one goal and 20 assists in 59 games. He should be one of the top six defenseman in Buffalo all year, and if that is the case, he is a definite sleeper, capable of 25 to 30 assists.

2009-10

After being brought up from AHL Portland, Butler put up an impressive plus-11 rating in just 47 games last season. Despite his good rookie season on defense, the young defenseman could face competition for his job in 2009-10 and still needs some time to grow as a player to put up the stats needed to be fantasy worthy.

2008-09

Butler is a defensive-minded player that showed great shot-blocking ability at the University of Denver. He should wait his turn in the AHL this season.

2007-08

Junior at the University of Denver.