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Sven Butenschon

Sven Butenschon  #52

Defenseman
NUMBER: 52 BIRTHDATE: March 22, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Itzehoe, Germany
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: PIT / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (57th overall)
Traded to Edmonton by Pittsburgh for Dan LaCouture, March 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 9, 2002. Traded to NY Islanders by Florida for Juraj Kolnik and NY Islanders' 9th round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Carter Lee) in 2003 Entry Draft, October 11, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), August 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, August 22, 2005.
Quote of the Day

This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday