Will Butcher

#4
age29
posD
shotl
h5'10"
w190lbs
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Current Contract

Cap Hit
$775,000
Standard Contract: Year 1 of 1
23/24
Accumulated Cap Hit
-
100%
Expiry Status
UFA 2024 (Age 29)
Current Agent
UFA Year 2022
ELC Year 29
Waivers Age 22
Birthdate Jan 6, 1995
Nationality USA
Draft
2013 Round 5 Pick 123
Draft Class
Est Career Earnings
$14,575,000

Transactions

Nov 28 2023 | Pittsburgh Penguins

Butcher (undisclosed) was placed on waivers Tuesday, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.

Oct 10 2023 | Pittsburgh Penguins

Butcher (undisclosed) was on the ice for Tuesday's optional skate, Penguins radio play-by-play announcer Josh Getzoff reports.

Sep 21 2023 | Pittsburgh Penguins

Butcher is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

Jul 3 2023 | Pittsburgh Penguins

Butcher signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, per PuckPedia.

Jul 3 2023 | Minnesota Wild
Standard | 1 yrs
$775,000
Cap Hit
$775,000

Brian Bartlett | Bartlett Hockey

Jul 22 2022 | Dallas Stars

Butcher signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Dallas Stars on Friday.

Jul 22 2022 | Minnesota Wild
Standard | 1 yrs
$750,000
Cap Hit
$750,000

Brian Bartlett | Bartlett Hockey

Mar 28 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher logged an assist in Monday's 6-5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Mar 20 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (lower body) was activated from injured reserve and will play Sunday against the Vancouver Canucks, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

Mar 1 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (lower body) was labeled a day-to-day decision Tuesday.

Feb 2 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.

Feb 1 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (lower body) has traveled back to Buffalo to undergo further evaluation by team doctors, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

Jan 30 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (lower body) will not play against the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

Jan 29 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (lower body) won't return to Saturday's game versus the Arizona Coyotes.

Jan 29 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (upper body) is expected to play Saturday versus the Arizona Coyotes, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

Jan 25 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (upper body) is not in the lineup Tuesday versus the Ottawa Senators.

Jan 22 2022 | Buffalo Sabres

Butcher (upper body) won't play Saturday versus Philadelphia.

Jul 28 2021
$2,822,764
$-2,822,764

The Buffalo Sabres acquired Will Butcher and 2022 fifth round pick from the New Jersey Devils for future considerations

Jul 31 2019 | Minnesota Wild
Standard | 3 yrs
$11,199,999
Cap Hit
$3,733,333

Brian Bartlett | Bartlett Hockey

Aug 27 2017 | Minnesota Wild
Entry Level | 2 yrs
$1,850,000
Cap Hit
$925,000

Brian Bartlett | Bartlett Hockey

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2023-2024 Standard Contract
1yr
value$775,000$775K
cap hit$775,000$775K
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 3 2023
Signing Agent Brian Bartlett
Signing Status
UFA
29yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2023-24
2024
Cap Hit $775,000$775K
UFA
29yrs
AAV $775,000$775K
Base $775,000$775K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $775,000$775K
Minors Salary $425,000$425K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2022-2023 Standard Contract
1yr
value$750,000$750K
cap hit$750,000$750K
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 22 2022
Signing Agent Brian Bartlett
Signing Status
UFA
29yrs old
Notes
325K Guaranteed
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023
Cap Hit $750,000$750K
UFA
28yrs
AAV $750,000$750K
Base $750,000$750K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $750,000$750K
Minors Salary $300,000$300K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2019-2022 Standard Contract
3yrs
value$11,199,999$11.20M
cap hit$3,733,333$3.73M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 31 2019
Signing Agent Brian Bartlett
Signing Status
RFA
29yrs old
Notes
* Retained Salary Jul 28, 2021

24.3902% of contract was retained by New Jersey Devils in trade to Buffalo Sabres

Trade Details
Abbreviated $Amounts
2019-20
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $3,733,333$3.73M $3,733,333$3.73M $3,733,333$3.73M
UFA
27yrs
AAV $3,733,333$3.73M $3,733,333$3.73M $3,733,333$3.73M
Base $3,500,000$3.50M $3,600,000$3.60M $4,100,000$4.10M
Performance Bonuses - - -
Signing Bonuses - - -
Total Salary $3,500,000$3.50M $3,600,000$3.60M $4,100,000$4.10M
Minors Salary $3,500,000$3.50M $3,600,000$3.60M $4,100,000$4.10M
Clauses
-
-
-
UFA Year

2017-2019 Entry Level Contract
2yrs
value$1,850,000$1.85M
cap hit$925,000$925K
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Signed By
Signed On Aug 27 2017
Signing Agent Brian Bartlett
Signing Status 29yrs old
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2017-18
2018-19
2019
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
RFA
24yrs
AAV $3,775,000$3.78M $3,775,000$3.78M
Base $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000$2.85M $2,850,000$2.85M
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

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Will Butcher
#4
age29
posD
shotl
h5'10"
w190lbs
Cap Hit
$775,000
Standard Contract: Year 1 of 1
23/24
Expiry Status
UFA 2024 (Age 29)
Signing Agent
Brian Bartlett
Draft
Undrafted
UFA Year
2022
Birthdate
Jan 6, 1995
Nationality
USA