Injury Continues To Keep Butler Out Of Lineup

(above) Former DU defenseman Chris Butler has had an ankle injury that has kept him out of the Buffalo Sabres lineup since Dec. 3rd

From: St. Louis
by Jeremy Rutherford

There are many stories of hockey players from St. Louis moving to Canada to advance their careers. There are probably fewer examples of Canadian players transplanting to St. Louis to do the same, but they do exist.

And while Doug Butler, who moved here from Souris, Manitoba in 1975, never played a game in the NHL, his story is a success. Proof of that will come tonight when his son, Chris Butler, visits Scottrade Center as a member of the Buffalo Sabres.

Chris Butler, now 23, has been out of the Buffalo lineup since Dec. 3 with an ankle injury, but even if it's not on the ice against the Blues tonight, the family will be celebrate a fate that has "far exceeded" its expectations (read rest of article).

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