Ryan Button
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 03/26/1991
DRAFTED: BOS: 2009-86 overall
Traded to Dallas by Boston with Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley for Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser, July 4, 2013.
Career: 2011-12: Split his first full professional season between Providence/AHL and Reading/ECHL ... Had two assists in 28 games during five stints in Providence and added 1-5=6 totals in 30 games over four trips to Reading ... 2010-11: Signed an amateur try-out agreement with Providence on Mar. 29 at the end of his junior season and had one assist and two PIM in seven AHL Bruins games ... Played his first professional game on Mar. 29 at Portland ... Juniors: Played four seasons of junior hockey in the Western Hockey League with Prince Albert and Seattle with 16-97=113 totals and 168 penalty minutes in 265 career junior games ... Enjoyed his best season offensively with Prince Albert in 2008-09 with 37 points ... Played his first three-plus seasons with the Raiders before his Jan. 2011 trade to Seattle and had 5-30=35 totals in 69 combined games in 2010-11 before joining Providence upon the conclusion of his junior career. Transactions: Boston’s second pick, 86th overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.