SHARE
PLAYER SEARCH:  
ADVANCED SEARCH ›
Chris Kunitz
player.currentTeam.titleCasedTeamName

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. Has 4 points (1G-3A) in his last 13 games. His 5 GWG's are tied for 1st on PIT. Is 3rd on the team with 8 PPG's. Ranks 1st on PIT with 194 hits, marking the 6th time in his career he's recorded 150+ hits. Is tied for 5th 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, 18 Att, 44.4 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 410GP 142G-176A-318PTS 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.
Quote of the Day

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday