Butler named to 2013 U.S. Men's National Team

Thursday, 25.04.2013 / 3:09 PM - CalgaryFlames.com

ST. LOUIS, MO -- Calgary Flames defenceman Chris Butler was one of the 15 players named to the 2013 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete in the IIHF Men's World Championship May 3-19 in Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden.

This is Butler's second stint with the national team. He suited up for eight games with Team USA last spring, scoring one goal and two points. The USA was eliminated in the quarter-finals last year, falling 3-2 to Finland.

The St. Louis, MO product is in his second season with the Flames. He has played 42 games this year, recording seven points in that span.

USA HOCKEY'S CURRENT ROSTER

GOALTENDERS

Ben Bishop

Cal Heeter

DEFENCEMEN

Chris Butler

Matt Carle

Justin Faulk

Matt Hunwick

Jamie McBain

Jeff Petry

FORWARDS

Nick Bjugstad

Bobby Butler

Danny Kristo

Craig Smith

Tim Stapleton

Paul Stastny

Nate Thompson

Back to top ↑