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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 tied for 5th in the NHL in game-winning goals (18) since 2012-13. 2015 POSTSEASON: Tied for 1st on the team lead with 4 hits. 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: His 5 GWG's tied for 1st on PIT. Finished 3rd on PIT with 8 PPG's. Ranks 1st on PIT with 211 hits, marking the 2nd time in his career he's recorded 200+ hits. 5th on PIT with 17 goals. Tied a career high with 3 assists on Feb. 6 at CGY. Reached the 40-point plateau for the 9th time in 10 full seasons. Appeared in his 700th career game Jan. 30 at NJ. 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). 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, 18 Att, 44.4 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 418GP 143G-176A-319PTS PPG: 75 SHG: 5 Postseason Career Info: POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 78GP 16G-34A-50PTS
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 mean, any of those 14 teams (in the lottery) it would have been an absolute honor. If I am selected by Edmonton it will be amazing, a dream come true. They have a lot of amazing young players there.

— Likely No. 1 pick Connor McDavid after the Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday