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Ryan Button | Defenseman

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
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Dallas has obtained Ryan Button from Boston.
Button was traded with Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverly to Dallas in exchange for Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser. Button didn't have a point in 25 AHL games with Providence this past season and he was pointless again in five ECHL contests. Thu, Jul 4, 2013 03:56:00 PM

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Ryan Button has agreed to terms with the Boston Bruins on a three-year, entry-level contract.

He can return to junior next season as an overage player, but starting out in the AHL with Providence is probably the more likely scenario for him in 2011-12. Button appeared in seven games with Boston's minor-league affiliate to finish the year. The Bruins chose him with a third-round pick in the 2009 draft.
Thu, May 5, 2011 08:06:00 AM

The AHL Providence Bruins, Boston's affiliate, has signed Ryan Button to a tryout agreement.

Button was taken by the Boston Bruins in the third round of the 2009 NHL entry draft. He had five goals and 35 points in 69 WHL games with the Prince Albert Raiders and Seattle Thunderbirds this season.
Tue, Mar 29, 2011 06:30:00 PM

Ryan Button has been returned to the Western Hockey League.

The Bruins have also sent Jordan Knackstedt, Lane MacDermid, and Jeff Penner to AHL Providence. Kirk MacDonald has been released from his tryout contract, but he'll participate in Providence's training camp.
Fri, Sep 24, 2010 04:29:00 PM

Ryan Button has impressed the Boston brass at the team's development camp.

The Bruins selected Button in third round of the 2009 draft and even though he is probably a few years away from stepping into the NHL, he has displayed plenty of promise. "He looks good - mobile, competitive, moves the puck," said general manager Peter Chiarelli. "We think we might have gotten a little lucky with him." Mobile, puck-handling defensemen are extremely valuable in league right now, so Boston will likely keep a keen eye on Button's development.
Sun, Jul 12, 2009 07:29:00 AM

The Boston Bruins were happy to get defenseman Ryan Button in the third round on Saturday.

GM Peter Chiarelli compared Button to Marc-Edouard Vlasic of the Sharks although Button thought he played like the Penguins Kris Letang. "He's a really smooth, puck-moving defenseman," chief scout Wayne Smith said. "He sees the ice well, transitions well from offense to defense, he's capable of adding some offense as well. He's a good size kid. He's not a real aggressive guy, but he finishes his checks hard. He's certainly first on pucks, so he was a player we were really interested in." Button is still at least few years away from making the Bruins as he will return to Prince Albert of the WHL this season and will need at least one year in the AHL to hone his skills.
Sun, Jun 28, 2009 06:32:00 AM

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