Chris Butler

Age 32 October 27, 1986
St. Louis USA
Defense shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
196 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2014
Agent Scott Bartlett
Draft Year 2005
Drafted Overall 96
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres
Transaction History
Date Details
Recalled December 3, 2018 Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned October 7, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned September 29, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned September 24, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned September 23, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned April 9, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Recalled March 10, 2018 Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned March 10, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Assigned February 24, 2018 Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Recalled February 9, 2018 Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
September 27, 2017 Waived D Chris Butler.
June 28, 2017 Signed D Chris Butler to a two-year, two-way contract.
Assigned April 10, 2017 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Recalled April 9, 2017 Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Assigned November 11, 2016 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Recalled November 10, 2016 Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Assigned September 30, 2016 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
July 2, 2016 Signed D Chris Butler to a one-year, two-way contract.
Recalled April 21, 2016 Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Assigned January 19, 2016 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Recalled January 11, 2016 Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Assigned November 5, 2015 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Recalled October 14, 2015 Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Assigned October 5, 2015 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
July 1, 2015 Signed D Chris Butler to a one-year, two-way $675,000 contract.
Recalled November 15, 2014 Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Assigned October 7, 2014 Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
July 5, 2013 Re-signed D Chris Butler to a one-year contract extension.
July 1, 2011 (Chris Butler) Signed to a two-year contract.
Trade June 25, 2011 (Chris Butler) Acquired with forward Paul Byron from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenseman Robyn Regehr, forward Ales Kotalik and a second-round pick in the 2012 draft.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats
Chris Butler GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
St. Louis Blues 5 1 1 2 0 0 74 50.00 53.94 9.04 54.03 8.10 0.81 1.63
Chris Butler Stats by Elite Prospects Chris Butler Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2001-2002 Chaminade College Prep USHS-MO 0 1 3 4 0
2002-2003 Chaminade College Prep USHS-MO 0 0 1 1 0
2003-2004 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 55 3 6 9 37 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 60 6 22 28 90 Playoffs 13 1 6 7 0
2005-2006 Univ. of Denver NCAA 35 7 15 22 28
USA U20 WJC-20 4 0 0 0 2
2006-2007 Univ. of Denver NCAA 39 10 17 27 42
2007-2008 Univ. of Denver NCAA 41 3 14 17 20
2008-2009 Portland Pirates AHL 27 2 10 12 14 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
Buffalo Sabres NHL 47 2 4 6 18 691 60.00 46.72 -8.88 45.22 -6.00 0.17 0.52
2009-2010 Buffalo Sabres NHL 59 1 20 21 22 847 41.43 51.10 -0.75 50.42 -1.70 0.07 0.57
2010-2011 Buffalo Sabres NHL 49 2 7 9 26 751 58.06 51.83 2.52 52.39 2.92 0.16 0.64 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Calgary Flames NHL 68 2 13 15 34 1,192 46.59 46.56 -1.55 46.32 -1.45 0.10 0.60
USA WC 8 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Calgary Flames NHL 44 1 7 8 19 650 37.04 46.22 -2.95 43.53 -4.39 0.00 0.65
Karlskrona HK Allsvenskan 5 0 0 0 8
USA WC 10 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 Calgary Flames NHL 82 2 14 16 39 1,363 37.50 47.41 1.03 41.91 -5.53 0.04 0.62
2014-2015 Chicago Wolves AHL 14 1 8 9 6
St. Louis Blues NHL 33 3 6 9 23 525 54.39 52.84 -0.04 51.21 -0.41 0.23 0.80
2015-2016 Chicago Wolves AHL 46 4 14 18 39
St. Louis Blues NHL 5 0 0 0 4 51 33.33 41.24 -8.12 36.72 -12.20 0.00 0.00
2016-2017 Chicago Wolves AHL 72 5 21 26 46 Playoffs 9 1 5 6 0
St. Louis Blues NHL 1 0 0 0 0 18 50.00 20.83 -48.39 36.16 -7.95 0.00 0.00
2017-2018 San Antonio Rampage AHL 61 8 21 29 22
St. Louis Blues NHL 6 0 0 0 2 74 57.14 48.08 -3.12 55.06 3.14 0.00 0.00
2018-2019 San Antonio Rampage AHL 0 0 0 0 0
St. Louis Blues NHL 5 1 1 2 0 74 50.00 53.94 9.04 54.03 8.10 0.81 1.63
San Antonio Rampage AHL 23 2 8 10 14
Chris Butler Stats by Elite Prospects | Chris Butler Advanced Stats by Offside Review

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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date June 28, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Scott Bartlett
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,300,000 0.82% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $650,000 $650,000
UFA
AAV $650,000 $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $650,000 $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $650,000 $650,000
Minors Salary $375,000 $375,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 2, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $575,000 0.82% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $600,000
UFA
AAV $600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $600,000
Minors Salary $350,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $675,000 0.95% of cap space
2015-2016
Cap Hit $675,000
UFA
AAV $675,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $675,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $675,000
Minors Salary $675,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 16, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $650,000 0.94% of cap space
2014-2015
Cap Hit $650,000
UFA
AAV $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $650,000
Minors Salary $400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 5, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,700,000 2.64% of cap space
2013-2014
Cap Hit $1,700,000
UFA
AAV $1,700,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,700,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,700,000
Minors Salary $1,700,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2011
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,500,000 1.94% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $1,250,000 $1,250,000
RFA
AAV $1,250,000 $1,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,300,000 $1,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,300,000 $1,200,000
Minors Salary $1,300,000 $1,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date April 14, 2008
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,550,000 1.02% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $576,667 $576,667 $576,667
RFA
AAV $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Performance Bonuses $290,000 $265,000 $265,000
Base Salary $475,000 $500,000 $500,000
Signing Bonuses $85,000 $85,000 $85,000
Total Salary $560,000 $585,000 $585,000
Minors Salary $62,500 $62,500 $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year