Chris Kunitz

Age 39 Sep 26, 1979
Regina CAN
Left Wing shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
188 lbs 85 kg
ELC Signing Age 26
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2007
Agent Ben Hankinson

Transaction History
Jul 30, 2019 Chicago Blackhawks announced LW Chris Kunitz has retired.
Jul 1, 2018 Chicago Blackhawks signed LW Chris Kunitz to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Jul 1, 2017 Tampa Bay Lightning signed LW Chris Kunitz to a one-year, $2 million contract.
Dec 3, 2016 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins activated LW Chris Kunitz from injured reserve.
Nov 21, 2016 Injured Pittsburgh Penguins placed LW Chris Kunitz on IR.
Jun 27, 2013 Pittsburgh Penguins signed LW Chris Kunitz to a three-year, $11.55 million contract extension.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

Chris Kunitz
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Chicago Blackhawks 56 5 5 10 -7 23 483 41.67 48.34 3.44 51.07 0.70 0.62 1.24
Chris Kunitz Stats by Elite Prospects Chris Kunitz Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1996-1997 Yorkton Mallers SMHL 64 38 38 76 233
1997-1998 Melville Millionaires SJHL 60 30 27 57 151
1998-1999 Melville Millionaires SJHL 63 57 32 89 222 Playoffs 4 4 1 5 0
1999-2000 Ferris State Univ. NCAA 38 20 9 29 70
2000-2001 Ferris State Univ. NCAA 37 16 13 29 81
2001-2002 Ferris State Univ. NCAA 35 28 10 38 68
2002-2003 Ferris State Univ. NCAA 42 35 44 79 56
2003-2004 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 59 19 25 44 101 Playoffs 9 3 2 5 0
2003-2004 Anaheim Ducks NHL 21 0 6 6 12
2004-2005 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 54 22 17 39 71 Playoffs 12 1 7 8 0
2005-2006 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 2 0 0 0 2
2005-2006 Portland Pirates AHL 5 0 4 4 12
2005-2006 Anaheim Ducks NHL 67 19 22 41 69 Playoffs 16 3 5 8 0
2006-2007 Anaheim Ducks NHL 81 25 35 60 81 Playoffs 13 1 5 6 0
2007-2008 Anaheim Ducks NHL 82 21 29 50 80 947 56.06 52.65 5.36 57.28 9.03 0.70 1.84 Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0
2007-2008 Canada WC 9 2 5 7 4
2008-2009 Anaheim Ducks NHL 62 16 19 35 55 854 58.33 59.31 12.92 56.58 8.93 0.84 1.90
2008-2009 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 7 11 18 16 214 59.09 53.95 -5.09 53.82 -1.86 1.12 2.80 Playoffs 24 1 13 14 0
2009-2010 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 50 13 19 32 39 642 58.18 58.32 7.05 56.73 5.66 0.93 2.15 Playoffs 13 4 7 11 0
2010-2011 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 66 23 25 48 47 845 64.79 53.25 0.81 54.76 1.65 1.06 2.27 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2011-2012 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 26 35 61 49 1,138 61.40 58.87 7.28 58.60 4.94 1.05 2.16 Playoffs 6 2 4 6 0
2012-2013 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 48 22 30 52 39 646 71.01 56.13 6.67 55.74 7.84 1.21 3.25 Playoffs 15 5 5 10 0
2013-2014 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 35 33 68 66 1,127 60.58 58.13 9.62 53.02 5.01 1.06 2.18 Playoffs 13 3 5 8 0
2013-2014 Canada OG 6 1 0 1 6
2014-2015 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 74 17 23 40 56 1,022 54.43 54.06 2.17 57.45 5.29 0.41 1.29 Playoffs 5 1 2 3 0
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 17 23 40 41 1,095 67.03 55.21 -0.06 55.79 3.87 0.82 1.70 Playoffs 24 4 8 12 0
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 9 20 29 36 915 49.28 48.41 -4.97 50.78 -0.44 0.52 1.44 Playoffs 20 2 9 11 0
2017-2018 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 13 16 29 35 895 53.85 52.04 -0.99 51.10 -1.92 0.80 1.74 Playoffs 17 0 1 1 0
2018-2019 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 56 5 5 10 23 483 41.67 48.34 3.44 51.07 0.70 0.62 1.24
Chris Kunitz Stats by Elite Prospects | Chris Kunitz Advanced Stats by Offside Review

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,000,000 1.26% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,000,000 2.67% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $2,000,000
UFA
AAV $3,000,000
Performance Bonuses $1,000,000
Base Salary $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000
Clauses NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 27, 2013
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 3 Years $11,550,000 5.58% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000
UFA
AAV $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,550,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,550,000
Minors Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,550,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date October 13, 2011
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $7,450,000 6.21% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $3,725,000 $3,725,000
UFA
AAV $3,725,000 $3,725,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $3,725,000 $3,725,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $3,725,000 $3,725,000
Minors Salary $3,725,000 $3,725,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 27, 2007
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $14,900,000 6.57% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $3,725,000 $3,725,000 $3,725,000 $3,725,000
UFA
AAV $3,725,000 $3,725,000 $3,725,000 $3,725,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,500,000 $3,600,000 $3,800,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,500,000 $3,600,000 $3,800,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $3,600,000 $3,800,000 $4,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 20, 2006
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,112,500 2.40% of cap space
2006-2007 2007-2008
Cap Hit $1,056,250 $1,056,250
UFA
AAV $1,056,250 $1,056,250
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $962,500 $1,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $962,500 $1,150,000
Minors Salary $962,500 $1,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year