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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 (17) for the most game-winning goals (16) in the NHL since the beginning of the 2012-13 season. Is 1st on PIT with 3 GWG, 5 PPG (tied), and 58 hits (tied). His 19.0 shooting percentage ranks 1st on PIT. 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 for the 1st time in his career. Led team w/40 hits and 2 PPG (tied) in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. Had a career-high 68 pts and 35 goals during the 2013-14 campaign. 3rd on team w/68 pts (35G-33A) and 218 shots. 6th career 50-point season and 7th career 20-goal 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, 16 Att, 50.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 363GP 134G-162A-296PTS PPG: 71 SHG: 4
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'm sure [my father] was going crazy up there. I hope all of my friends were celebrating in the crowd. Coming back here and all of my friends and family are here, getting a goal in front of them is special.

— Blues forward Ryan Reaves on scoring the game-winning goal Sunday against the Jets in his hometown of Winnipeg
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series