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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 5th in the NHL in game-winning goals (18) since 2012-13. Has 18 points (7G-11A) in his last 29 games. His 5 GWG's are tied for 1st on PIT. Is tied for 2nd on the team with 8 PPG's. Ranks 1st on PIT (tied) with 155 hits, marking the 6th time in his career he's recorded 150+ hits. Is 4th on PIT with 16 goals. Tied a career high with 3 assists on Feb. 6 at CGY. 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). Picked up an assist Oct. 18 to give him PTS in 4 straight games (2G-3A) to start the season. 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: 398GP 142G-175A-317PTS PPG: 74 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.
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It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.

— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18