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Chris Kunitz  #14

NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1979  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 195
Shoots: Left
Is 2nd behind Alex Ovechkin (20) for the most game-winning goals (17) in the NHL since the beginning of the 2012-13 season. Has 10 points (5G-5A) in his last 15 games. Has points in 5 consecutive games dressed (1G-4A) vs. NJ. Is 2nd on PIT with a 15.2 shooting percentage and 4 GWG. His 7 PPG are tied for 2nd on PIT. Ranks 3rd on PIT with 14 goals. Is 2nd on PIT with 122 hits, marking the 9th straight season with 100+ hits. Recorded his 500th career point (SHG) Jan. 20 at PHI. Had multiple goals in back-to-back games for the 1st time in his career (Oct. 30 vs. LA, 2G; Nov. 1 vs. BUF, 2G). Picked up an assist Oct. 18 to give him PTS in 4 straight games (2G-3A) to start the season. Had a career-high 68 PTS and 35 G during 2013-14. Scored 1st Olympic goal in the gold medal game to help Canada win 2014 Olympic gold medal. Career Info: Highs: G: 4 A: 3 P: 5 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PIT: 8 G, 17 Att, 47.1 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 384GP 140G-169A-309PTS PPG: 73 SHG: 5
CCHA First All-Star Team (2002, 2003) CCHA Player of the Year (2003) NCAA West First All-American Team (2003) NHL First All-Star Team (2013) Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, April 1, 2003. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Anaheim, October 4, 2005. Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Atlanta, October 18, 2005. Traded to Pittsburgh by Anaheim with Eric Tangradi for Ryan Whitney, February 26, 2009.
Quote of the Day

I've been so fortunate, blessed, to play a long time with some great players and be on power plays, play in some great cities and stuff. It's been fun.

— Avalanche forward Jarome Iginla on tying Dino Ciccarelli for 46th place on the NHL's all-time list with his 1,200th career point after their win vs. the Predators on Friday