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Chris Butler
Chris Butler
Number: 34
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 27, 1986  (Age 27)
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO, United States
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Drafted: BUF / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (96th overall)


led the team with four blocked shots on Oct.4 ... led the team with four blocked shots on Oct.6 ... led team in blocked shots on Oct. 19 with 5 ... led the team in blocked shots on Oct.30 with 3 ... scored his first goal of the season and his first goal on home ice on Nov.1 ... picked up his first assist of the season on Nov.3 ... tied his season high with 5 blocked shots on Nov.5  ... earned his fourth point in the last six games (1+3) on Nov.12 and led the team with 8 blocked shots ... scored the overtime game winner, the first in his career, on Dec.12 ... will play in his 300th game on Dec.15 ... had a team high 5 blocked shots on Dec.23 ... had a team high 5 blocked shots on Jan.11 ... played two seconds on Jan.18 before receiving 15 PIM and a game misconduct for fighting ... led the team in blocked shots with 5 on Jan.22 and is 2nd in the NHL ... had a pair of assists on Feb.1 tying a career high ... had a pair of assist vs his former team (BUF) on Mar.18

2008-09: Appeared in 47 games as a rookie ... Did not play in four games as a healthy scratch ... Scored his first NHL point (assist) in his first NHL game on 12/19 vs. LA ... Scored his first NHL goal on 3/20 vs. PHI ... Recorded the first game-winning-goal of his career vs. BOS (3/11) ... Had 12 points (2+10) in 27 games at time of recall from Portland (12/18).