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Chris Butler | Defenseman | #25

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 4 (96) / BUF
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Chris Butler has been sent to AHL Chicago.
Butler has five goals and 25 points in 69 AHL contests this season. He participated in one game with St. Louis, bringing him up to 388 career NHL games. Apr 10 - 1:31 PM

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The Blues have called up defenseman Chris Butler on an emergency basis.

Obviously there is a St. Louis defenseman who may be taking the night off against the Avalanche given the game means nothing. Butler is not worthy of a pick up at this time.
Apr 9 - 12:38 PM

The St. Louis Blues have sent Chris Butler to the minors.

Butler was called up on Thursday and didn't end up playing with St. Louis during his brief stint. He has a goal and an assist in 11 AHL contests this season.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 06:19:00 PM

Chris Butler has been summoned by the St. Louis Blues.

Butler has a goal and an assist in 11 AHL games this season. The 30-year-old blueliner is a veteran of 387 NHL contests.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Nov 10, 2016 12:43:00 PM

The St. Louis Blues have sent Chris Butler to AHL Chicago.

The 29-year-old has seen just 387 games of action since being drafted in 2005. He's a classic quad-A player, so we wouldn't look to him for any fantasy production.
Mon, Oct 3, 2016 03:00:00 PM

Chris Butler has been cut from the St. Louis Blues' training camp roster.

Butler is on waivers and should he clear we anticipate him being sent to the minors. He had no points and four penalty minutes in five games with St. Louis last season.
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 02:11:00 PM

Chris Butler continues to serve as a healthy scratch for the Blues.

Butler hasn't appeared in a playoff game for the Blues this year. He does have an assist in seven career postseason contests though.
Wed, May 25, 2016 09:12:00 PM

Chris Butler has been called up by the St. Louis Blues.

Butler had four goals and 18 points in 46 AHL games this season. He's projected to be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 01:29:00 PM

Chris Butler has been reassigned to the minors.

The Blues are getting healthier on the back end with Jay Bouwmeester returning on Monday and Carl Gunnarsson getting closer, so Butler's presence on emergency recall isn't needed anymore. He appeared in three games during his call up and has skated in five matches with St. Louis this season.
Tue, Jan 19, 2016 12:53:00 PM

Chris Butler has been recalled from the minors by St. Louis.

He has dressed in two games with the Blues this year and has contributed 10 points in 27 appearances with AHL Chicago.
Mon, Jan 11, 2016 11:09:00 AM

Chris Butler has been sent to the minors.

Butler has no points in two games this season. His demotion could be a signal that Kevin Shattenkirk is ready to return from his groin injury, although that's not confirmed.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 05:51:00 PM

Chris Butler will be a healthy scratch against Montreal on Tuesday night.

Butler has yet to crack the Blues' lineup this season through six games, but only made it in to 33 last season. Suggesting he isn't one to concern yourself with, even for tough guy stats.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 07:20:00 PM

Chris Butler has been called up by the St. Louis Blues.

Butler, 28, has 17 goals and 84 points in 382 career NHL games. We don't anticipate him doing enough offensively to make him worth owning in standard leagues.
Wed, Oct 14, 2015 05:53:00 PM

Chris Butler has been placed on waivers by the St. Louis Blues.

Butler is a veteran of 382 NHL games, but he spent part of the 2014-15 campaign in the minors. When he was with the Blues in 2014-15, he had three goals and nine points in 33 contests.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 01:27:00 PM

The Blues re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Chris Butler to a contract.

Terms were not disclosed. Butler was a frequent scratch in 2014-15 and will likely find himself in the pressbox quite often again this season. With nine points in 33 games Butler is not a fantasy asset.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 12:56:00 PM

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