March 26, 1991|
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)|
86th overall, 2009|
Ryan Button (born March 26, 1991) is a Canadian-German professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently a playing with Grizzlys Wolfsburg of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Button was selected by the Boston Bruins in the 3rd round (86th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He has dual citizenship between Canada and Germany with origins in Wuppertal, Germany.
Button made his professional debut in the American Hockey League with the Providence Bruins during the 2010–11 season, and on May 4, 2011, the Boston Bruins signed Button to a three-year entry-level contract.
On July 4, 2013 a blockbuster trade took place between the Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins sending Loui Eriksson to Boston and Tyler Seguin to Dallas in a 7 player deal. Boston traded Button, Seguin, and Rich Peverley, to Dallas in exchange for Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith, and Matt Fraser.
After a season within the Stars organization, Button left at the expiry of his contract, to sign abroad with German team, Iserlohn Roosters of the DEL, on July 24, 2014. In the midst of the 2014–15 season, having adapted quickly to the German league, Button was signed to a two-year contract extension to remain with the Roosters on January 2, 2015.
At the completion of the 2016–17 season, his third with the Roosters, Button left as a free agent to sign a one-year deal with fellow German outfit, EHC München, on June 2, 2017. Button played two seasons with München capturing the DEL championship in the 2017–18 season.
On May 20, 2019, Button left München as a free agent to sign a two-year contract with his third DEL club, Grizzlys Wolfsburg.
Regular season and playoffs
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- "Ryan Button". Iserlohn Roosters. February 1, 2016. Retrieved February 1, 2016.[permanent dead link]
- "Bruins sign Button to entry level deal". Boston Bruins. May 4, 2011. Archived from the original on April 19, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2011.
- "Tyler Seguin traded from Boston Bruins to Dallas Stars". Boston.com. July 4, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
- "All-Rounder Ryan Button to strengthen Roosters" (in German). Iserlohn Roosters. July 24, 2014. Archived from the original on July 27, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
- "Ryan Button for a further two year in Iserlohn" (in German). Iserlohn Roosters. January 2, 2015. Retrieved January 2, 2015.[permanent dead link]
- "Ryan Button strengthens the blueline of Munich" (in German). EHC München. June 2, 2017. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
- "Grizzlys sign defender Ryan Button" (in German). Grizzlys Wolfsburg. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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