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
Feb 25, 2019 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Feb 9, 2019 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 2, 2019 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Jan 1, 2019 Waived D Chris Butler.
Dec 3, 2018 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Oct 7, 2018 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Sep 24, 2018 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Sep 23, 2018 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Apr 9, 2018 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Mar 31, 2018 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Mar 10, 2018 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Mar 10, 2018 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Feb 24, 2018 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to San Antonio (AHL).
Feb 9, 2018 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from San Antonio (AHL).
Sep 27, 2017 Waived D Chris Butler.
Jun 28, 2017 Signed D Chris Butler to a two-year, two-way contract.
Apr 10, 2017 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Apr 9, 2017 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Nov 11, 2016 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Nov 10, 2016 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Sep 30, 2016 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Jul 2, 2016 Signed D Chris Butler to a one-year, two-way contract.
Apr 21, 2016 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Jan 19, 2016 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Jan 11, 2016 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Nov 5, 2015 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Oct 14, 2015 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Oct 5, 2015 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Jul 1, 2015 Signed D Chris Butler to a one-year, two-way $675,000 contract.
Nov 15, 2014 Recalled Recalled D Chris Butler from Chicago (AHL).
Oct 7, 2014 Assigned Assigned D Chris Butler to Chicago (AHL).
Jul 5, 2013 Re-signed D Chris Butler to a one-year contract extension.
Jul 1, 2011 (Chris Butler) Signed to a two-year contract.
Jun 25, 2011 Trade (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 13 1 1 2 3 0 169 63.64 60.14 8.07 54.03 5.56 0.35 0.71
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 13 1 1 2 0 169 63.64 60.14 8.07 54.03 5.56 0.35 0.71
San Antonio Rampage AHL 51 2 19 21 40
Chris Butler Stats by Elite Prospects | Chris Butler Advanced Stats by Offside Review

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Hockey Abstract 2018

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