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Garth Butcher

Garth Butcher

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: January 8, 1963
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: VAN / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1978-1979 Regina Pat Canadians-AAHA 224 22 26 72
1979-1980 Regina Blues-SJHL 5115 31 46 236
1979-1980 Regina Pats-WHL 130 4 4 20
1979-1980 Regina Pats-M-Cup 30 1 1 0
1980-1981 Regina Pats-WHL 699 77 86 230
1981-1982 Regina Pats-WHL 6524 68 92 318
1981-1982 Canada-WJC-A 71 3 4 0
1981-1982Canucks50 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 70.0
1982-1983 Kamloops Jr. Oilers-WHL 54 2 6 4
1982-1983Canucks551 13 14 -7 104 0 0 0 601.7
1983-1984Canucks282 0 2 -12 34 0 0 0 336.1
1983-1984 Fredericton Express-AHL 254 13 17 43
1984-1985Canucks753 9 12 -31 152 0 0 1 595.1
1984-1985 Fredericton Express-AHL 31 0 1 11
1985-1986Canucks704 7 11 -25 188 0 0 0 577.0
1986-1987Canucks705 15 20 -12 207 0 0 0 955.3
1987-1988Canucks806 17 23 -14 285 1 0 0 777.8
1988-1989Canucks780 20 20 4 227 0 0 0 1010.0
1989-1990Canucks806 14 20 -10 205 1 0 1 876.9
1990-1991Canucks696 12 18 -18 257 1 0 1 708.6
1990-1991Blues130 4 4 4 32 0 0 0 50.0
1991-1992Blues685 15 20 5 189 0 0 0 5010.0
1991-1992 Canada-WC-A 31 0 1 4
1992-1993Blues845 10 15 0 211 0 0 2 836.0
1993-1994Blues431 6 7 -6 76 0 1 0 372.7
1993-1994Nordiques343 9 12 -1 67 0 1 1 2910.3
1994-1995Maple Leafs451 7 8 -5 59 0 0 0 244.2
NHL TOTALS89748158206-1242,3023268745.5

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1979-1980 Regina Pats-WHL 90 0 0 45
1979-1980 Regina Pats-M-Cup 30 1 1 0
1980-1981 Regina Pats-WHL 115 17 22 60
1981-1982 Regina Pats-WHL 193 17 20 95
1981-1982Canucks10 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982-1983 Kamloops Jr. Oilers-WHL 64 8 12 16
1982-1983Canucks31 0 1 2 0 0 0
1983-1984 Fredericton Express-AHL 60 2 2 19
1985-1986Canucks30 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988-1989Canucks71 1 2 0 22 0 0 1 911.1
1990-1991Blues132 1 3 -1 54 0 0 0 219.5
1991-1992Blues51 2 3 3 16 0 0 0 425.0
1992-1993Blues111 1 2 6 20 0 0 1 812.5
1994-1995Maple Leafs70 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 60.0
NHL TOTALS506511812200248
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center