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Chris Kunitz Chris Kunitz
#14 - LW
 
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Salary: $4,000,000
Date of Birth: 26 Sep 79
Place of Birth: Regina, Canada
Drafted: 2003.
Acquired in a trade with Anaheim in 2009

 

  1. Career Statistics
  2. Transactions
  3. Honours and Awards
  4. Performance Highs
Movements & Injuries
2011
13-Oct-11 Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a two-year contract extension.
23-Apr-11 Missed 1 playoff game (suspension).
19-Apr-11 Suspended by the NHL for one game.
08-Mar-11 Missed 13 games (lower body injury).
02-Mar-11 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
10-Feb-11 Lower body injury, injured reserve.
08-Feb-11 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2010
20-Dec-10 Missed 2 games (undisclosed).
14-Dec-10 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
14-Mar-10 Missed the last 4 regular season games (shoulder injury).
06-Mar-10 Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
07-Feb-10 Missed 15 games (abdominal surgery).
01-Jan-10 Abdominal surgery, late February.
2009
12-Dec-09 Missed 13 games (lower body injury).
14-Nov-09 Lower body injury, late November.
26-Feb-09 Acquired from the Anaheim Ducks.
2007
27-Aug-07 Signed by the Anaheim Ducks to a four-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season.
06-Jun-07 Missed Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Ottawa Senators (abdominal injury).
04-Jun-07 Abdominal injury, day-to-day.
02-Jun-07 Missed 5 games of the Western Conference Finals against the Detroit Red Wings and games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Ottawa Senators (broken right hand).
13-May-07 Broken right hand, sidelined indefinitely.
08-Mar-07 Re-signed by the Anaheim Ducks to a two-year contract extemsion.
2006
15-Nov-06 Missed 1 game (left hand injury).
12-Nov-06 Left hand injury, day-to-day.
20-Jul-06 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Anaheim Ducks to a two-year contract.
2005
21-Nov-05 Recalled from Portland (AHL).
16-Nov-05 Assigned to Portland (AHL).
27-Oct-05 Recalled from Portland (AHL).
18-Oct-05 Claimed off waivers from the Atlanta Thrashers and assigned to Portland (AHL).
04-Oct-05 Claimed off waivers from the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
02-Oct-05 Assigned to Portland (AHL).
08-Aug-05 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
2004
09-Sep-04 Assigned to Cincinnati (AHL).
05-Mar-04 Assigned to Cincinnati (AHL).
10-Feb-04 Recalled from Cincinnati (AHL).
05-Feb-04 Assigned to Cincinnati (AHL).
13-Jan-04 Recalled from Cincinnati (AHL).
2003
22-Sep-03 Assigned to Cincinnati (AHL).
01-Apr-03 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks to a two-year entry-level contract.
 
Transactions
26-Feb-09 Pittsburgh Penguins traded Ryan Whitney to the Anaheim Ducks for Chris Kunitz and Eric Tangradi.
18-Oct-05 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim claimed Chris Kunitz off waivers from the Atlanta Thrashers.
04-Oct-05 Atlanta Thrashers claimed Chris Kunitz off waivers from the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
01-Apr-03 Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Honours and Awards
League Honor Year
NHL Stanley Cup 2006-07 (Anaheim), 2008-09 (Pittsburgh)
CCHA Player of the Year 2002-03
CCHA First All-Star Team 2001-02, 2002-03
NCAA West First All-American Team 2002-03
CCHA All-Tournament Team 2002-03
Career Statistics
  Regular Season | Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts PiM +/- PP SH GW S | GP G A Pts PiM
1995-96 Laurentides QAAA 41 10 15 25 - - - - - - | - - - - -
1996-97 Rouyn-Noranda QMJHL 44 9 15 24 - 20 - - - - | - - - - -
1997-98 Shawinigan QMJHL 28 7 13 20 - 10 - - - - | 6 2 0 2 4
  Rouyn-Noranda QMJHL 39 9 17 26 - 36 - - - - | - - - - -
1998-99 Shawinigan QMJHL 57 30 42 72 - 118 - - - - | 6 1 8 9 18
1999-00 Shawinigan QMJHL 61 50 55 105 - 164 - - - - | 13 15 7 22 4
2000-01 Minnesota NHL 4 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 8 | 16 4 4 8 8
  Cleveland IHL 70 19 24 43 17 37 3 1 3 194 | 4 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Minnesota NHL 76 15 12 27 -10 16 3 2 0 154 | - - - - -
2002-03 Minnesota NHL 80 20 28 48 17 44 6 0 4 183 | 16 4 4 8 8
2003-04 Minnesota NHL 59 11 15 26 5 20 2 0 1 127 | - - - - -
2004-05 Ajoie Swi2 8 5 5 10 - 26 - - - - | - - - - -
2005-06 Minnesota NHL 67 10 16 26 -10 40 4 0 2 151 | - - - - -
2006-07 Atlanta NHL 17 3 2 5 -6 4 0 0 1 40 | 4 1 2 3 4
  NY Rangers NHL 6 1 0 1 -4 0 0 0 0 10 | - - - - -
  Minnesota NHL 48 10 3 13 -7 38 2 2 0 106 | - - - - -
2007-08 Anaheim NHL 82 21 29 50 80 +8 7 1 6 196 | - - - - -
2008-09 Pittsburgh NHL 20 7 11 18 16 3 3 0 1 39 | 24 1 13 14 19
  Anaheim NHL 62 16 19 35 55 9 3 0 2 139 | - - - - -
2009-10 Pittsburgh NHL 50 13 19 32 39 3 2 1 0 131 | 13 4 7 11 8
2010-11 Pittsburgh NHL 66 23 25 48 18 47 7 1 2 133 | 6 1 0 1 6
2011-12 Pittsburgh NHL 82 26 35 61 16 49 6 0 3 230 | 6 2 4 6 8
Totals NHL 533 150 201 351 97 450 44 4 21 1228 | 84 12 36 48 76
  IHL 70 19 24 43 17 37 3 1 3 194 | 4 0 0 0 0
  QMJHL 229 105 142 247 - 348 - - - - | 25 18 15 33 26
  Swi2 8 5 5 10 - 26 - - - - | - - - - -
Career Highs (SEASON) TOTAL SEASON
Games 82 3 times-last: 2011-12 (Pit)
Goals 26 2011-12 (Pit)
Assists 35 2 times-last: 2011-12 (Pit)
Points 61 2011-12 (Pit)
Penalty Minutes 81 2006-07 (Ana)
Plus/Minus +23 2006-07 (Ana)
Power Play Goals 11 2006-07 (Ana)
Shorthanded Goals 1 4 times-last: 2010-11 (Pit)
Shots 230 2011-12 (Pit)