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Panthers agree to 2-year deal with RW Bobby Butler

Right winger Bobby Butler, who was acquired from Nashville 10 days ago, has a new deal with the Panthers, general manager Dale Tallon announced Monday. Butler, a 26-year-old who has played parts of four NHL seasons with three teams, was traded to the Panthers from the Predators for defenseman TJ Brennan and was set to become an restricted free agent in July. The contract is for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers acquire Bobby Butler from Nashville for TJ Brennan

The Florida Panthers acquired right wing Bobby Butler from the Nashville Predators in exchange for defenseman TJ Brennan. Due to become a restricted free agent in July, Butler split last season between Nashville and the New Jersey Devils. He posted four goals and 11 points in 34 contests. In 128 career games, the 26-year-old Butler has amassed 20 goals and 28 assists with Nashville...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds claim former Hobey Baker finalist Bobby Butler off waivers…

Not exactly the “roster shake-up” we were talking about but it’s a start. On Monday morning, the Nashville Predators claimed winger Bobby Butler off of waivers from the New Jersey Devils. Undrafted, Butler inked a two-year deal with the Ottawa Senators shortly after his senior season at University of New Hampshire concluded. He was a Hobey Baker Award finalist as the best...
Via Section 303
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators claim forward Bobby Butler from Waivers

The Nashville Predators have claimed forward Bobby Butler off of the waiver wire. Butler was sent to the AHL by the New Jersey Devils.  The Predators aren't very deep offensively, even more so with the trade of Brian McGrattan. Butler will likely see the NHL roster for the time being. One could reasonably assume that he will get the same deal as Clune - a chance to stay...
Via Fang Faction
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Timeout with Albany Devils forward Bobby Butler

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Getty Images The President of the AHL, David Andrews, said it best- “The AHL isn’t Hollywood.” If you listen to Andrews or anyone else from around the NHL development league, they will tell you how tough the league is and three words that always seem to come out of their mouths are long bus rides. It’s a challenge that many are willing to accept...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Envision Butler as Scorer

Signing right wing Bobby Butler to a two-way contract is a low risk, high reward move by New Jersey Devils General Manager Lou Lamoriello, who said he could see Butler becoming a top-six forward on the team. Butler is just 25 and has 16 goals and 37 points in 94 career NHL games with the Ottawa Senators. Last season, Butler scored six goals and 10 assists in 56 games for the Senators...
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Sign Bobby Butler to One-Year, Two-Way Deal

Yesterday afternoon the New Jersey Devils dipped into the unrestricted free agent market and signed one of the better UFA's, at least in terms of potential, remaining in forward Bobby Butler. Here are my thoughts on the signing. - For those of you who have followed me on twitter and my articles here throughout the summer, you'll know that I really like Butler and think...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Travis Yost: Bobby Butler Signs With the New Jersey Devils

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- According to reports from Danny Picard at Comcast SportsNet, it looks like former Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Butler has found a new team to skate with next season. Picard suggests that the deal Butler signed with New Jersey is a two-way contract, which makes Lou Lamoriello's most-recent dice-roll far less risky. Butler's...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Why the New Jersey Devils Should Target Recently Bought Out Bobby Butler

With only a couple days (today included) left in July, you would assume that all of the top free agents have signed. While there are a few solid options still available, they don't seem destined for New Jersey. In today's post I look at why the New Jersey Devils should consider bringing in recently bought out forward Bobby Butler. I'm not certain I would give Butler...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby "Buyout" - Butler Goes Unclaimed on Waivers

The noon deadline has passed and Bobby Butler has gone unclaimed after the Senators put him on waivers. Having cleared, the next step for the Senators to rid themselves of Butler's contract is to buy him out. (Update: And as I was writing the final paragraph of the post, the Senators have officially announced that they have bought him out.) In the second year of a contract that...
Via The 6th Sens
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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