Chris Kunitz

Chris Kunitz

Who is Chris Kunitz?

Christopher Kunitz is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He played in the Chicago Blackhawks and the National Hockey League (NHL).

What is Chris Kunitz Famous for?

Chris Kunitz is famous for ice hockey. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. He split his professional rookie season between Anaheim and their American Hockey League. He had been injured during the semi-finals against the Red Wings but returned late in the Stanley Cup Finals against Ottawa to help clinch the championship in game five. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins along with prospect Eric Tangradi for defenceman Ryan Whitney in the midst of another slow season in 2008-09. He played his 800th career game and recorded a goal in that game against the New York Islanders on March 15, 2016. On July 1, 2017, he left the Penguins as a free agent and signed a one-year $2 million, contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning announced through its social media account that Kunitz would wear the #14. On July 1, 2018, he signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. On July 30, 2019, he announced his retirement from professional hockey after 15 seasons. He joined the Blackhawks' organization as a player development adviser as well as the coaching staff of their American League affiliate, the Rockford  IceHogs.

Where did Chris Kunitz Grow Up?

Chris Kunitz was born on September 26, 1979, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His birth sign is Libra.  He attended Michael A. Riffel High School in northwest Regina and graduating in 1997. He joined the NCAA college ranks with the Ferris State Bulldogs. He earned a degree in marketing and business from Feris State while attending the school, he became a fan of Major League Baseball's Detroit Tigers. There is no information about his parents and siblings but will be updated soon.

What is Chris Kunitz Body Features?

Chris Kunitz height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and body weight of 85 kg. He has an athletic body build. There is no information about his body measurements.

Is Chris Kunitz Married?

Chris Kunitz is a married man. He married Maureen Pfeiffer on July 2008. The couple reside with their three children in Chicago. Kunitz and his family lived in the Bridgeville area of Pittsburgh during his tenure with the Penguins.

How much is Chris Kunitz's Net Worth?

Chris Kunitz estimated net worth of $14 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

Some other facts:

1. He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

2. He was named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Hockey Team.

Chris Kunitz
Quick Facts of Christopher Kunitz
Celebrated Name Chris Kunitz
Age 41 years old
Nick Name Chris
Birth Name Christopher Kunitz
Birth Date 1979-09-26
Gender Male
Profession Ice Hockey Player
Birth Nation Canada
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity White
Education NCAA College
Marital Status Married
Wife Maureen Pfeiffer
Height 1.85 M
Weight 85 Kg
Net Worth $ 14 million
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