Chris Butler D STL 6 Days

Chris Butler has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the St. Louis Blues.

Butler had 16 points and a minus-23 rating in 82 games with the Calgary Flames last season. He also ranked second in the NHL with 211 blocked shots. The Blues defense for the start of the season already looks pretty much set, but there's a small chance that Butler will be able to beat out Ian Cole for the final roster spot.

Chris Butler D STL 3 Months

Chris Butler finished with second in the NHL with 211 blocked shots.

He trailed only Andrew MacDonald who had 241 in a season split between the Islanders and Philadelphia. Butler also finished 10 ahead of teammate Kris Russell. Butler had only two goals and 16 points with a terrible minus-23 rating but if you need blocked shots next season, he will help your fantasy team.

Chris Butler D STL 4 Months

Chris Butler recorded two assists on Tuesday.

It was a rare multi-point night for Butler, who now has two goals and 13 points in 69 games this season. The defensive defenseman has no fantasy value in standard leagues.

Chris Butler D STL 5 Months

Chris Butler (lower body) played on Saturday after it was thought he would miss the game.

Butler was injured on Thursday and reports had him sitting Saturday's game out but lo and behold, he played 20:11 minutes with a hit and two blocked shots. He has only two goals and 10 points in 60 games this season with a minus-17 rating.

Chris Butler D STL 5 Months

Chris Butler (lower body) will probably miss Saturday's contest

Butler sustained the ailment during Thursday's game. He has 10 points and 29 penalty minutes in 59 contests in 2013-14.

Chris Butler D STL 6 Months

Chris Butler is third in the NHL with 146 blocks in 56 games.

Butler has led the charge in one of the few areas of the game that the Flames have excelled at. As a team they rank second in the NHL with 974 blocks this season. "We feel that shot-blocking is a big part of a game, and it starts with your desire to win," Hartley said. "You have the choice, and it's an ultimate commitment to get your leg or get your body in front of a shot that many times is probably close to 100 miles an hour. Don't worry, on the bench, when a guy blocks a shot, his teammates are the first ones to remind him of how great he is and we tap them on the back, too."

Chris Butler D STL Apr 26 '13

Chris Butler potted a goal in the Flames' 3-1 loss to the Blackhawks Friday night.

Butler was drafted by the Sabres in 2005 and spent parts of three seasons with Buffalo in a limited role before moving on with the Flames. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues next season.

Chris Butler D STL Apr 22 '13

Chris Butler returned to action on Sunday April 21.

Chris Butler D STL Apr 19 '13

Chris Butler is probable Friday even though he has the flu.

Butler has five points and 19 penalty minutes in 39 games this season. You would have to be in a particularly deep league to justify owning Butler.

Chris Butler D STL Apr 19 '13

Chris Butler is dealing with the flu.

Butler should be regarded as questionable for Friday's contest. He has five assists and a minus-nine rating in 39 games this season.