“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...
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...
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December 13, 2013
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...
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 [...]
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...
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...
The Calgary Flames announced Wednesday that defenseman Chris Butler is expected to miss three weeks with a left thigh laceration.
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.
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.
TAKEAWAY ONE: BUTLER EMERGES
Chris Butler joined the Flames this season in a controversial trade that sent Robyn Regehr to Buffalo.
It has taken him a few games to get settled but it looks like he may have fo...