Central Division RANK: 3
Record: 31-24-6 NHL rank: 13

Chris Butler

#25 • D
  • Status: In the minors
  • Height: 6'1
  • Weight: 196 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 8 years
  • Birthdate: Oct 27, 1986
  • Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
  • Drafted: Drafted by Buffalo in 2005 (4/96).
  • Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
Scouting Report
Assets:
Owns good wheels and moves the puck well. Has good size and is usually positionally sound in the defensive zone. Is a heady player. Can log big minutes at lower levels.
Flaws:
Does not play a physical style. Despite some good tools, he does not possess the acumen for producing quality offensive numbers in the NHL, which limits his impact.
Career Potential:
Mobile depth rearguard.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NCAA West Second All-American Team 2007-08
WCHA Second All-Star Team 2007-08
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2007-08