Pittsburgh Penguins

Position
LW
 
Jersey
14
Name  Chris Kunitz
Born  9/26/1979
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Shoots  L
2/25/2015 10:51:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz notched two points during Wednesday's victory against the Capitals.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and two penalty minutes. Kunitz now has 16 goals, 37 points, and 30 penalty minutes through 53 games this season. Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, and Brandon Sutter also tallied for Pittsburgh.
 
1/30/2015 9:43:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a power-play goal in Friday's overtime victory in New Jersey.
Insight: New Jersey frustrated Pittsburgh all night, keeping them off the scoreboard for nearly 57 minutes despite the Penguins having the puck in the Devils zone for much of the game. The Penguins finally broke through on the power play when Kunitz drove home a loose puck in front of the net. Pittsburgh won in overtime, 2-1. Kunitz has 15 goals and 16 assists in 41 games this season.
 
1/20/2015 10:27:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a shorthanded goal during Tuesday's overtime loss to the Flyers.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Kunitz now has 14 goals and 29 points through 37 games.
 
1/1/2015 12:14:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two points during Wednesday's win versus Carolina.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with two shots, tw and a plus-two rating. Kunitz now has 11 goals, 24 points, and a plus-12 rating through 29 games.
 
12/2/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz is not playing on Tuesday due to an undisclosed injury.
Insight: This was unexpected. Check back for more details later. Hopefully, he isn't in too many lineups already on Tuesday.
 
11/29/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored his first goal in 12 games.
Insight: Kunitz has recently moved down to Pittsburgh's second line, but he isn't missing Sidney Crosby that much playing with Evgeni Malkin. Despite not scoring, Kunitz had five assists over the goal drought. He had nine goals and 11 assists this season.
 
11/9/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two assists and was +3 in Pittsburgh's win over the Sabres, on Saturday.
Insight: He now has 16 points on the season, and should continue to shine, playing on the same line as Sidney Crosby.
 
11/4/2014 10:55:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz now has five goals in the last three games.
Insight: He has been on fire of late, and now has 14 points on the season. Any player who plays next to Sidney Crosby will have the opportunity to produce big numbers.
 
11/1/2014 10:59:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Saturday's win over the Sabres.
Insight: Sound familiar? It should as he also scored two goals against the Kings on Thursday. Both games were shutouts. Kunitz has seven goals and six assists in the first 10 games of the season.
 
10/30/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals in Thursday's win over the Kings.
Insight: He added an assist as well, and now has five goals and 10 points on the season. Kunitz is in line for a big season.
 
10/16/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz had two points on Thursday against Dallas.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with six shots on goal. Kunitz should be in line for another 30-goal season, as he continues to play next to Sidney Crosby.
 
10/1/2014 11:36:00 AM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored a career-high 35 goals and 68 points last season.
Insight: Kunitz has averaged 0.81 points per game in his five-plus seasons with the Penguins. It is hard to assume those numbers will again go up this year, but even at 35 years old, Kunitz has shown no signs of slowing down.
 
4/26/2014 9:50:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz recorded two points (one goal and one assist) in Saturday's victory over the Blue Jackets.
Insight: Kunitz has now scored in back-to-back games after being held without a goal in Games 1-3. Pittsburgh can wrap up the series Monday in Game 6.
 
4/12/2014 2:10:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game with Philadelphia.
Insight: Kunitz (35 G, 32 A) sat out last Sunday with a minor lower-body issue, but did play Wednesday. Sounds like they just want to make sure he's healthy for the playoff run.
 
4/9/2014 8:30:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) returned to the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: He sat out Sunday with a minor lower-body issue.
 
4/6/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz won't be on the ice Sunday against Colorado. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: He's sitting out with a lower-body issue. The Penguins are already locked into the No. 2 seed and will probably look to rest some of their starters between now and the end of the regular season.
 
3/28/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz has scored a goal in two straight games.
Insight: Kunitz' production has waned since the start of February. Over his last 18 games, he has notched just nine points.
 
3/18/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz had two points, including a goal, in his return from an injury Tuesday against Dallas.
Insight: Kunitz (32 G, 29 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week. He has 61 points in 66 games this season.
 
3/18/2014 6:50:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) participated in warmups prior to Tuesday's game and it appears he will play, according to Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Kunitz (31 G, 28 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week, but practiced Monday and skated Tuesday morning. He just needed to get medical clearance to play in a game, and it appears he has done that.
 
3/18/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday, as he still needs medical clearance to play.
Insight: Kunitz (31 G, 28 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week, but practiced Monday and skated Tuesday morning.
 

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