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Chris Kunitz

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 195 lbs. (88 kg)

Born: September 26, 1979 in Regina, Saskatchewan
Amateur Teams: Ferris State
Current salary: $4,000,000
Current cap hit: $3,850,000



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NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2003-04 24 MDA NHL 21 0 6 6 1 12 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 31 0.0 191 9:07
2005-06 26 TOT NHL 69 19 22 41 16 71 13 5 1 2 17 5 0 149 12.8 959 13:54 Calder-15
2005-06 26 ATL NHL 2 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 5:43 Calder-15
2005-06 26 MDA NHL 67 19 22 41 19 69 13 5 1 2 17 5 0 149 12.8 947 14:08 Calder-15
2006-07 27 ANA NHL 81 25 35 60 23 81 14 11 0 5 26 9 0 180 13.9 1381 17:03 Selke-57
2007-08 28 ANA NHL 82 21 29 50 8 80 13 7 1 6 22 6 1 196 10.7 315 1386 16:54 16 33 32.7 159 19 32 32
2008-09 29 TOT NHL 82 23 30 53 12 71 17 6 0 3 23 6 1 178 12.9 310 1348 16:26 13 14 48.1 207 25 21 40
2008-09 29 ANA NHL 62 16 19 35 9 55 13 3 0 2 15 3 1 139 11.5 235 1022 16:29 10 12 45.5 148 15 15 36
2008-09 29 PIT NHL 20 7 11 18 3 16 4 3 0 1 8 3 0 39 17.9 75 326 16:17 3 2 60.0 59 10 6 4
2009-10 30 PIT NHL 50 13 19 32 3 39 10 2 1 0 14 5 0 131 9.9 212 822 16:26 6 9 40.0 106 15 13 22
2010-11 31 PIT NHL 66 23 25 48 18 47 15 7 1 2 20 4 1 133 17.3 263 1206 18:17 4 4 50.0 155 14 18 22
2011-12 32 PIT NHL 82 26 35 61 16 49 20 6 0 3 23 12 0 230 11.3 398 1502 18:19 20 18 52.6 180 28 28 30 AS-20
2012-13 33 PIT NHL 48 22 30 52 30 39 13 9 0 5 23 7 0 113 19.5 196 865 18:01 4 5 44.4 104 13 13 17 AS-1,Hart-16,Selke-13
2013-14 34 PIT NHL 78 35 33 68 25 66 22 13 0 8 24 9 0 218 16.1 355 1494 19:09 3 1 75.0 157 25 24 45 AS-8
2014-15 35 PIT NHL 74 17 23 40 2 56 7 9 1 5 16 7 0 170 10.0 304 1324 17:53 7 6 53.8 211 29 31 24
7 yrs PIT NHL 418 143 176 319 97 312 91 49 3 24 128 47 1 1034 13.8 1803 7539 18:02 47 45 51.1 972 134 133 164
5 yrs MDA,ANA NHL 313 81 111 192 60 297 53 26 2 15 86 23 2 695 11.7 910 4928 15:45 26 45 36.6 307 34 47 68
1 yr ATL NHL 2 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 5:43
Career NHL 733 224 287 511 154 611 144 75 5 39 214 70 3 1729 13.0 2713 12478 17:01 73 90 44.8 1279 168 180 232

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 28 Anaheim Ducks NHL 82 1038.0 1004 730 57.9 4.0 774 603 56.2 2.4 8.3 92.1 100.4 60.4 39.6
2008-09 29 2 Teams NHL 82 1155 898 56.3 4.3 906 713 56.0 3.8 8.2 92.5 100.7 54.2 45.8
2008-09 29 Anaheim Ducks NHL 62 860.8 933 690 57.5 6.7 734 560 56.7 5.9 7.4 92.8 100.2 56.0 44.0
2008-09 29 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 225.1 222 208 51.6 -3.4 172 153 52.9 -3.0 11.2 91.5 102.7 47.5 52.5
2009-10 30 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 50 671.3 758 570 57.1 5.4 584 418 58.3 5.0 7.7 92.0 99.7 56.5 43.5
2010-11 31 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 66 876.7 937 796 54.1 1.0 694 609 53.3 -0.8 10.0 92.7 102.7 50.5 49.5
2011-12 32 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 1173.8 1388 987 58.4 4.8 1042 719 59.2 4.9 9.7 90.2 99.9 62.7 37.3
2012-13 33 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 48 664.3 742 600 55.3 8.3 558 453 55.2 7.0 13.1 94.4 107.5 48.3 51.7
2013-14 34 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 1173.7 1182 1083 52.2 5.0 887 792 52.8 5.0 11.2 91.8 103.0 51.5 48.5
2014-15 35 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 74 1065.2 1171 884 57.0 5.6 877 667 56.8 5.3 7.4 91.8 99.3 59.0 41.0
2 yrs NHL 82 1898.8 1937 1420 57.7 5.2 1508 1163 56.5 3.9 7.9 92.4 100.3 58.4 41.6
7 yrs NHL 48 5850.0 6400 5128 55.5 4.4 4814 3811 55.8 4.0 9.8 92.0 101.8 55.0 45.0
Career NHL 74 7748.8 9492 7446 56.0 4.6 7228 5687 56.0 4.0 9.2 92.1 101.3 55.6 44.4

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2003-04 24 MDA NHL 21 2 0.00 0.29 0.29 0.08 0.57 1.48 0 7 7 2 6 0 5 0 1 0.1 0.3 0.4
2005-06 26 TOT NHL 69 16 0.28 0.32 0.59 0.23 1.03 2.16 19 21 40 16 68 20 38 6 16 3.1 1.7 4.8 Calder-15
2005-06 26 ATL NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 Calder-15
2005-06 26 MDA NHL 67 16 0.28 0.33 0.61 0.24 1.03 2.22 19 21 40 16 68 20 35 6 19 3.2 1.8 4.9 Calder-15
2006-07 27 ANA NHL 81 22 0.31 0.43 0.74 0.28 1.00 2.22 26 35 61 24 110 49 39 1 23 4.7 2.5 7.2 Selke-57
2007-08 28 ANA NHL 82 19 0.26 0.35 0.61 0.23 0.98 2.39 23 31 54 21 80 31 45 4 8 3.7 2.1 5.8
2008-09 29 TOT NHL 82 20 0.28 0.37 0.65 0.25 0.87 2.17 24 30 54 21 79 25 46 4 12 4.0 1.9 5.9
2008-09 29 ANA NHL 62 13 0.26 0.31 0.56 0.22 0.89 2.24 17 19 36 14 50 10 34 3 9 2.3 1.4 3.8
2008-09 29 PIT NHL 20 7 0.35 0.55 0.90 0.33 0.80 1.95 7 11 18 7 29 15 12 1 3 1.7 0.4 2.1
2009-10 30 PIT NHL 50 12 0.26 0.38 0.64 0.24 0.78 2.62 14 20 34 13 44 11 31 1 3 2.5 1.0 3.5
2010-11 31 PIT NHL 66 19 0.35 0.38 0.73 0.29 0.71 2.02 25 27 52 21 81 28 38 3 18 4.4 2.2 6.5
2011-12 32 PIT NHL 82 23 0.32 0.43 0.74 0.28 0.60 2.80 29 38 67 26 117 42 60 1 16 5.5 2.1 7.6 AS-20
2012-13 33 PIT NHL 48 20 0.46 0.63 1.08 0.41 0.81 2.35 43 56 99 39 81 29 22 0 30 5.8 2.0 7.8 AS-1,Hart-16,Selke-13
2013-14 34 PIT NHL 78 27 0.45 0.42 0.87 0.35 0.85 2.79 40 36 76 32 121 50 47 0 25 7.3 2.8 10.1 AS-8
2014-15 35 PIT NHL 74 15 0.23 0.31 0.54 0.20 0.76 2.30 19 25 44 17 84 35 46 0 2 2.7 1.7 4.3
7 yrs PIT NHL 418 124 0.34 0.42 0.76 0.30 0.75 2.47 177 213 390 155 557 210 256 6 97 29.9 12.1 42.0
5 yrs MDA,ANA NHL 313 73 0.26 0.35 0.61 0.23 0.95 2.22 85 113 198 77 314 110 158 14 60 14.0 8.1 22.2
1 yr ATL NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Career NHL 733 196 0.31 0.39 0.70 0.27 0.83 2.36 262 326 588 232 871 320 417 20 154 43.9 20.2 64.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2005-06 26 MDA NHL 16 3 5 8 -1 8 3 0 0 0 34 8.8 200 12:30
2006-07 27 ANA NHL SC 13 1 5 6 1 19 1 0 0 0 28 3.6 231 17:47
2007-08 28 ANA NHL 6 0 2 2 -2 8 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 21 111 18:30 2 1 66.7 29 1 3 7
2008-09 29 PIT NHL SC 24 1 13 14 3 19 1 0 0 0 46 2.2 85 406 16:55 3 3 50.0 80 14 11 5
2009-10 30 PIT NHL 13 4 7 11 3 8 3 1 0 0 38 10.5 68 227 17:26 0 2 0.0 50 2 3 5
2010-11 31 PIT NHL 6 1 0 1 -1 6 1 0 0 0 13 7.7 26 104 17:23 2 0 100.0 11 1 1 1
2011-12 32 PIT NHL 6 2 4 6 -2 8 0 2 0 0 17 11.8 24 114 19:03 0 3 0.0 23 7 4 3
2012-13 33 PIT NHL 15 5 5 10 -1 6 2 3 0 1 32 15.6 58 275 18:19 1 1 50.0 42 6 6 6
2013-14 34 PIT NHL 13 3 5 8 -4 16 1 2 0 0 40 7.5 62 247 19:01 1 0 100.0 40 4 3 6
2014-15 35 PIT NHL 5 1 2 3 2 8 0 1 0 1 6 16.7 21 91 18:11 0 0 23 1 1 2
Career NHL 2 117 21 48 69 -2 106 12 9 0 2 268 7.8 427 2006 17:09 9 10 47.4 298 36 32 35

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2013-05-05 NYI PIT 5-4 NYI 1 8:44

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 28 Anaheim Ducks NHL 6 79.7 54 74 42.2 -4.2 43 55 43.9 -1.5 6.9 89.7 96.6 56.3 43.8
2008-09 29 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 24 321.2 312 350 47.1 -1.0 256 230 52.7 3.0 9.0 92.3 101.3 49.2 50.8
2009-10 30 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 193.9 239 139 63.2 4.9 173 104 62.5 5.2 9.6 89.6 99.2 53.6 46.4
2010-11 31 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 74.4 107 52 67.3 10.7 77 41 65.3 11.4 3.7 90.3 94.0 54.4 45.6
2011-12 32 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 81.8 101 60 62.7 14.5 71 38 65.1 13.2 7.5 84.6 92.2 71.2 28.8
2012-13 33 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 214.4 230 188 55.0 11.3 172 137 55.7 9.2 8.5 90.7 99.2 50.7 49.3
2013-14 34 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 188.7 230 160 59.0 1.5 162 120 57.4 -0.6 7.8 87.8 95.5 64.9 35.1
2014-15 35 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 5 76.3 73 61 54.5 4.9 47 54 46.5 -5.4 13.3 94.7 108.1 58.7 41.3
7 yrs NHL 5 1150.7 1292 1010 56.1 4.6 958 724 57.0 4.5 8.5 90.5 99.0 55.7 44.3
Career NHL 6 1230.3 1346 1084 55.4 4.1 1001 779 56.2 4.2 8.4 90.5 98.9 55.7 44.3

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1996-97 17 Yorkton Mallers SMHL 64 38 38 76 233
1998-99 19 Melville Millionaires SJHL 63 57 32 89 222
1999-00 20 Ferris State Bulldogs CCHA 38 20 9 29 70
2000-01 21 Ferris State Bulldogs CCHA 37 16 13 29 81
2001-02 22 Ferris State Bulldogs CCHA 35 28 10 38 68
2002-03 23 Ferris State Bulldogs CCHA 42 35 44 79 56
2003-04 24 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 59 19 25 44 4 101 13 5 1 2
2004-05 25 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 54 22 17 39 13 71 10 10 2 6
2005-06 26 Portland Pirates AHL 5 0 4 4 1 12 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
2007-08 28 Canada WC-A 9 2 5 7 2 4 2 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 118 41 46 87 18 184 23 15 3 8 10 0.0
Career 4 Seasons CCHA 152 99 76 175 275
Career 1 Season SJHL 63 57 32 89 222
Career 1 Season SMHL 64 38 38 76 233
Career 1 Season WC-A 9 2 5 7 2 4 2 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 24 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 9 3 2 5 1 24 2 1 0 1
2004-05 25 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 12 1 7 8 1 20 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 21 4 9 13 2 44 3 1 0 1

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Chris Kunitz 10.1 7.8 7.6 7.2 6.5 5.9 5.8 4.8 4.3 3.5 0.4
Bobby Bauer 94.0 6.2 5.8 5.4 4.8 4.1 3.4 1.8 0.2
Patrice Bergeron 93.8 8.3 7.5 6.7 5.8 5.8 4.5 2.8 0.8
Alex Frolov 93.7 7.5 7.4 7.3 6.0 5.4 4.9 3.5 1.7
Paul MacLean 93.6 7.8 6.5 6.5 5.6 5.2 4.5 3.7 0.0
Craig Janney 93.5 7.9 7.7 6.4 6.3 5.1 4.8 2.1 1.5
Johnny Gottselig 92.6 5.7 5.3 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.1 0.8
Ken Randall 92.2 6.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.0
Ed Olczyk 91.6 7.2 6.6 6.4 6.0 5.4 5.2 3.2 2.5
Alex Delvecchio 91.4 7.2 6.7 5.6 5.6 4.6 4.1 3.0 0.0
Butch Goring 91.1 7.8 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.6 4.3 2.7 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Chris Kunitz 10.1 7.8 7.6 7.2 6.5 5.9 5.8 4.8 4.3 3.5 0.4
Patrice Bergeron 93.8 9.2 8.3 7.5 6.7 6.4 5.8 5.8 4.5 4.3 2.8 0.8
Alex Frolov 93.7 7.5 7.4 7.3 6.0 5.4 4.9 3.5 1.7
Bobby Bauer 93.5 6.2 5.8 5.4 4.8 4.1 3.4 1.8 0.3 0.2
Nathan Horton 90.9 7.7 7.4 7.3 5.9 5.4 4.6 4.1 2.8 2.7 1.6
Tony Tanti 90.3 7.4 7.0 7.0 5.9 4.8 4.5 3.4 1.7 1.1 0.6 -0.1
Mikko Koivu 89.6 7.4 6.9 6.6 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.6 4.2 3.8 1.1
Sid Smith 89.0 8.1 7.0 6.8 5.5 4.9 4.7 3.8 1.5 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Syl Apps 88.8 8.2 8.1 8.0 5.9 5.3 4.9 3.6 1.8 0.6 0.1
Dustin Brown 88.1 7.5 7.0 6.8 5.6 5.4 4.1 3.1 2.8 1.6 1.3 0.1
Bill Goldsworthy 88.1 8.4 7.1 6.7 6.4 5.8 5.5 3.4 2.7 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

April 1, 2003: Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, April 1, 2003.

October 4, 2005: Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Anaheim, October 4, 2005.

October 18, 2005: Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Atlanta, October 18, 2005.

February 26, 2009: Traded to Pittsburgh by Anaheim with Eric Tangradi for Ryan Whitney, February 26, 2009.

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