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Chris Butler signs with the Blues

Chris Butler is coming home. The St. Louis Blues have signed Butler to a one-year, two-way contract. The move gives the Blues a bit of additional depth both at the NHL and at the AHL level. Butler, a St. Louis native, most recently spent time with the Calgary Flames. Paul Stastny led the way and now Butler is joining him. Ironically, both men skated at Chaminda and now they both...
Via Frozen Notes
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Butler lifts Calgary Flames over Carolina Hurricanes in overtime

“The mentality on the bench was very different after we gave up that goal than it’s been in the past,” Butler said. “We’ve been a little bit fragile, but I thought guys did a good job stepping up right after we gave up that goal. “We didn’t panic, we didn’t go into a shell and I think that’s a positive step for us.” Flames netminder Karri Ramo finished the night...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Butler scores in OT, Flames edge Hurricanes 2-1

A tumultuous day for the Calgary Flames ended on a high note thanks to Chris Butler. The defenseman scored his second goal of the season at 4:56 of overtime after Karri Ramo stopped Jeff Skinner on a penalty shot late in the third period, giving the Flames a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Brian McGrattan also scored for Calgary and Paul Byron had two...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Butler, Flames edge Hurricanes in overtime 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta -- Chris Butler scored at 4:56 of overtime after Karri Ramo stopped Jeff Skinner on a penalty shot late in the third period, giving the Calgary Flames a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Brian McGrattan also scored for Calgary and Paul Byron had two assists, hours after the struggling Flames fired general manager Jay Feaster and assistant...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Chris Butler & Chad Billins by   Steven Ellis

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman Chris Butler to a one year contract and Chad Billins to a one year, two-way entry level deal. Butler’s deal was a one-year, one-way contract with an AAV of $1.7M. He played 44 games with the Flames this season netting one goal and seven assists for eight points along with 19 [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames D Butler gets 30 stitches after injuring thigh

Calgary Flames defenseman Chris Butler suffered a sizable laceration on his thigh during Tuesday's 6-1 loss to the Edmonton Oilers. Butler was able to keep his sense of humor after he collided with goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff during the second period. "Unfortunately, I came to find out Kipper likes his skates pretty sharp," Butler told the Calgary Herald after receiving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Butler out three weeks

Calgary, AB-Flames blueliner, Chris Butler is slated out for three weeks with a left thigh laceration following an injury sustained during Tuesday night’s setback against Edmonton. “It could have been worse. Very little muscle dama...
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames' Butler out with lacerated thigh

The Calgary Flames announced Wednesday that defenseman Chris Butler is expected to miss three weeks with a left thigh laceration.
Via Miami Herald
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames Defenseman Chris Butler Had Game to Forget Against Bruins (Video)

Suffice to say Calgary defenseman Chris Butler won't add any moments from the Jan. 5, 2012 game to his personal highlight reel. The Flames defenseman, who entered the game against the Bruins with a plus-3, finished 9-0 beating with a minus-4. Check out Butler's rough day as the Ketel One Honorable Moment in the video above.
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ty Anderson: Did I catch a niner in there? B's crush Flames, 9-0

I'm not sure if I've ever seen a player finish with a minus-7 rating in one game in my life. I'm not sure if that's a testament to how bad Chris Butler and the Calgary Flames were tonight or how dominant the Boston Bruins have become. Fresh off a six-goal outing against the Devils last night, the Bruins outdid themselves tonight, this time with a nine spot. But...
Via HockeyBuzz
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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