Chucko, a native of Burnaby, British Columbia, spent the past three seasons with the Calgary Flames affiliate in the American Hockey League. Chucko finished second in goals (28) and third in team scoring (51 points) with the Quad City Flames last season, and played his first two NHL games with Calgary in March.
Chucko was the Calgary Flames 1st round pick (24th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic