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William Butters

William Butters

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: January 10, 1951
BIRTHPLACE: St. Paul, MN, United States

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1970-1971 University Of Minnesota-WCHA 270 1 1 52
1971-1972 University Of Minnesota-WCHA 291 9 10 100
1972-1973 University Of Minnesota-WCHA 333 6 9 110
1973-1974 Oklahoma City Blazers-CHL 717 18 25 174
1974-1975 Oklahoma City Blazers-CHL 325 9 14 192
1974-1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints-WHA 242 2 4 58
1975-1976 Minnesota Fighting Saints-WHA 590 15 15 170
1975-1976 Houston Aeros-WHA 140 4 4 18
1976-1977 Minnesota Fighting Saints-WHA 420 7 7 133
1976-1977 Edmonton Oilers-WHA 70 2 2 17
1976-1977 New England Whalers-WHA 261 8 9 65
1977-1978 New England Whalers-WHA 451 13 14 69
1977-1978North Stars231 0 1 -3 30 0 0 0 185.6
1978-1979North Stars490 4 4 -12 47 0 0 0 170.0
1978-1979 Oklahoma City Stars-CHL 141 2 3 31
1979-1980 Oklahoma City Stars-CHL 733 8 11 134
NHL TOTALS72145-1577000352.9

CAREER PLAYOFF STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPGSHGGWGSS%
1973-1974 Oklahoma City Blazers-CHL 102 4 6 37
1974-1975 Minnesota Fighting Saints-WHA 121 0 1 21
1975-1976 Houston Aeros-WHA 170 3 3 51
1976-1977 New England Whalers-WHA 50 1 1 15
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday