Will Butcher

#4
age29
posD
shotl
h5'10"
w190lbs
BirthdateJan 6, 1995
Draft Class2013 round5 pick123
No Current Contract

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2023-2024 | Standard Contract

1yr
value$775K
cap hit$775K
Signed By
Signed On Jul 03, 2023
Signing Agent Brian & Scott Bartlett
Signing Status UFA age 28
Expiry 2024 UFA age 29
Qualifying Offer on Expiry -

Will Butcher Updates

Nov 28 2023

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

Oct 10 2023

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

Sep 21 2023

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

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

Brian & Scott Bartlett | Bartlett Hockey

Jul 3 2023

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

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

Brian & Scott Bartlett | Bartlett Hockey

Jul 22 2022

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

Mar 28 2022

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

Mar 20 2022

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

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

Feb 2 2022

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

Feb 1 2022

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

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

Jan 29 2022

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

Profile

UFA Year 2022
ELC Year 22
Waivers Age 22
Nationality USA
Est Career Earnings
$14,575,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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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 & Scott Bartlett
Signed On Jul 3 2023
Signing Status
UFA
age 28
% Cap Contract Start 0.93%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2023-24
2024
Cap Hit $775,000$775K UFAage 29
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 & Scott Bartlett
Signed On Jul 22 2022
Signing Status
UFA
age 27
% Cap Contract Start 0.91%
Notes
325K Guaranteed
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023
Cap Hit $750,000$750K UFAage 28
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 & Scott Bartlett
Signed On Jul 31 2019
Signing Status
RFA
age 24
% Cap Contract Start 4.58%
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 UFAage 27
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 & Scott Bartlett
Signed On Aug 27 2017
Signing Status age 22
% Cap Contract Start 1.23%
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2017-18
2018-19
2019
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K RFAage 24
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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