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Chris Higgins

Chris Higgins  #20

Vancouver Canucks  Left Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: June 2, 1983  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Smithtown, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: MTL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)
2015.16 REGULAR SEASON CAREER HIGHS MOST GOALS IN A GAME: 1 - 2x - Latest Nov. 8/15 at NJ 3 - Nov. 11/08 vs OTT MOST ASSISTS IN A GAME: 3 - Mar. 22/07 at BOS MOST POINTS IN A GAME: 1 - 2x - Latest Nov. 8/15 at NJ: 1-0-1 4 - Mar. 22/07 at BOS: 1-3-4 HAT TRICKS: 1 - Nov. 11/08 vs OTT GAME-WINNING GOALS: 23 - Latest Nov. 28/14 at CBJ POWER PLAY GOALS: 36 - Latest Mar. 31/15 at NSH SHORTHANDED GOALS: 9 - Latest Mar. 28/12 vs COL RECENT MILESTONES
ECAC All-Rookie Team (2002) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2002) ECAC Rookie of the Year (2002) ECAC First All-Star Team (2003) ECAC Player of the Year (2003) (co-winner - David LeNeveu) NCAA East First All-American Team (2003) Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, June 30, 2009. Traded to Calgary by NY Rangers with Ales Kotalik for Olli Jokinen and Brandon Prust, February 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 2, 2010. Traded to Vancouver by Florida for Evan Oberg and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (later traded back to Vancouver Vancouver selected Cole Cassels) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016