CHRIS BUTLER

Retired

Right Defense
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $7,744,651
BORN: Oct. 27, 1986
BIRTHPLACE: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
NATIONALITY: United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6'1"
185cm
WEIGHT:
196 lbs
89kg
SHOOTS:Left
AGE: 35
ELC SIGNING AGE: 21
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: 22
DRAFT YEAR: 2005
DRAFTED OVERALL: 96
DRAFT ROUND: 4
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Buffalo SabresBUF
SUMMARY

Chris Butler is a 35 year old right defense who was born on Oct. 27, 1986. He was drafted 96th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has signed 7 contracts worth a total value of $9,975,000. Over a career that spans 11 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total 86 Pts in 407 GP, and 1 playoffs Pts in 7 GP.

CONTRACT HISTORY

ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Darcy Regier
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo Sabres
VALUE: $2,550,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 1.02
SIGNING DATE: Apr. 14, 2008
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Butler signed a 3 year, $2,550,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Apr. 14, 2008. The contract has a cap hit of $576,667.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2008-09$576,667$850,000$290,000$85,000$475,000$560,000$62,500
2009-10$576,667$850,000$265,000$85,000$500,000$585,000$62,500
2010-11$576,667$850,000$265,000$85,000$500,000$585,000$62,500
TOTAL$1,730,001$2,550,000$820,000$255,000$1,475,000$1,730,000$187,500
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SIGNED BY: Jay Feaster
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary Flames
VALUE: $2,500,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 1.94
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2011
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Butler signed a 2 year, $2,500,000 contract with the Calgary Flames on Jul. 1, 2011. The contract has a cap hit of $1,250,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2011-12$1,250,000$1,250,000$0$0$1,300,000$1,300,000$1,300,000
2012-13$1,250,000$1,250,000$0$0$1,200,000$1,200,000$1,200,000
TOTAL$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
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SIGNED BY: Jay Feaster
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary Flames
VALUE: $1,700,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 2.64
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 5, 2013
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Butler signed a 1 year, $1,700,000 contract with the Calgary Flames on Jul. 5, 2013. The contract has a cap hit of $1,700,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2013-14$1,700,000$1,700,000$0$0$1,700,000$1,700,000$1,700,000
TOTAL$1,700,000$1,700,000$0$0$1,700,000$1,700,000$1,700,000
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SIGNED BY: Doug Armstrong
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues
VALUE: $650,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 0.94
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 16, 2014
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Butler signed a 1 year, $650,000 contract with the St. Louis Blues on Jul. 16, 2014. The contract has a cap hit of $650,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2014-15$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$400,000
TOTAL$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$400,000
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SIGNED BY: Doug Armstrong
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues
VALUE: $675,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 0.95
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2015

Chris Butler signed a 1 year, $675,000 contract with the St. Louis Blues on Jul. 1, 2015. The contract has a cap hit of $675,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2015-16$675,000$675,000$0$0$675,000$675,000$675,000
TOTAL$675,000$675,000$0$0$675,000$675,000$675,000
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SIGNED BY: Doug Armstrong
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues
VALUE: $600,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 0.82
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 2, 2016
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Chris Butler signed a 1 year, $600,000 contract with the St. Louis Blues on Jul. 2, 2016. The contract has a cap hit of $600,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2016-17$600,000$600,000$0$0$600,000$600,000$350,000
TOTAL$600,000$600,000$0$0$600,000$600,000$350,000
MINIMUM GUARANTEED SALARY: 2016-17: $375,000
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Doug Armstrong
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues
VALUE: $1,300,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 0.87
SIGNING DATE: Jun. 28, 2017
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Chris Butler signed a 2 year, $1,300,000 contract with the St. Louis Blues on Jun. 28, 2017. The contract has a cap hit of $650,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2017-18$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$375,000
2018-19$650,000$650,000$0$0$650,000$650,000$375,000
TOTAL$1,300,000$1,300,000$0$0$1,300,000$1,300,000$750,000

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAP+/-PIMPLAYOFFSGPGAP+/-PIMTOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60TOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60
2001-02Chaminade College PrepUSHS-MO-134--|-------|-------
2002-03Chaminade College PrepUSHS-MO-011--|-------|-------
St. Louis Jr. BluesCSHL4421214-35|-------|-------
2003-04Sioux City MusketeersUSHL55369437|PLAYOFFS7011-56-------|-------
2004-05Sioux City MusketeersUSHL60622283690|PLAYOFFS13167810-------|-------
2005-06USA U20WJC-20400042|-------|-------
Univ. of DenverNCAA3571522228|-------|-------
2006-07Univ. of DenverNCAA39101727842|-------|-------
2007-08Univ. of DenverNCAA4131417820|-------|-------
2008-09Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL472461118|15:4121.37-0.32-0.38-10.68-8.77|-------
Portland PiratesAHL2721012-314|PLAYOFFS400000-------|-------
2009-10Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL5912021-1522|15:2711.710.090.170.31-0.19|-------
2010-11Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL49279826|PLAYOFFS7011-31016:1921.820.230.174.573.25|16:3700.26-0.88-0.18-16.77-6.94
2011-12Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary FlamesNHL6821315-934|18:3121.79-0.18-0.09-7.61-1.72|-------
USAWC811210|-------|-------
2012-13Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary FlamesNHL44178-1019|15:4601.42-0.38-0.17-14.49-7.16|-------
USAWC10022-10|-------|-------
Karlskrona HKHockeyAllsvenskan5000-38|-------|-------
2013-14Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary FlamesNHL8221416-2339|17:3712.52-0.44-0.07-18.14-8.05|-------
2014-15Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesNHL33369823|16:5421.950.13-0.242.44-2.93|-------
Chicago WolvesAHL1418956|-------|-------
2015-16Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesNHL5000-14|11:1200.09-1.07-1.29-30.09-35.21|-------
Chicago WolvesAHL4641418-1439|-------|-------
2016-17Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesNHL100000|19:1000.02-1.88-2.00-30.88-31.57|-------
Chicago WolvesAHL72521262346|PLAYOFFS9156-14-------|-------
2017-18Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesNHL600012|13:2100.02-0.28-0.4111.127.11|-------
San Antonio RampageAHL61821291222|-------|-------
2018-19Logo of the St. Louis BluesSt. Louis BluesNHL1311230|14:0110.310.730.345.321.50|-------
San Antonio RampageAHL5121921-340|-------|-------
NHL TOTALNHL407147286-27187|PLAYOFFS7011-310PLAYOFFS
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