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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 (18) for the most game-winning goals (16) in the NHL since the beginning of the 2012-13 season. Currently out of the lineup with a foot fracture. Is 1st on PIT with 3 GWG. His 5 PPG and 17.0 shooting percentage were 2nd on the Penguins at the time of his injury. Is 3rd on PIT with 69 hits. 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. Had a career-high 68 pts and 35 goals during the 2013-14 campaign. 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: 367GP 135G-164A-299PTS 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.
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