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Chris Butler
Chris Butler
Defenceman
Number: 44
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 196
Shoots: Left
Born: 27 Oct 1986  (Age 27)
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO, United States
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Acquired: Traded from Buffalo along with Paul Bryon in exchange for Robyn Regehr, Ales Kotalik and Calgary’s 2nd round pick in 2012 on June 25, 2011
Drafted: BUF / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (96th overall)

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:

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


USHL First All-Star Team (2005) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2006) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2008) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2008) Traded to Calgary by Buffalo with Paul Byron for Robyn Regehr, Ales Kotalik and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Jake McCabe) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 25, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Karlskrona (Sweden-2), November 27, 2012.