Kyle Chipchura
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 02/19/1986
DRAFTED: MTL: 2004-18 overall
WHL East Second All-Star Team (2006) Traded to Anaheim by Montreal for Anaheim's 4th round choice (Magnus Nygren) in 2011 Entry Draft, December 1, 2009. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to head injury at San Jose, October 30, 2010 and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 19, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Arizona (CHL), October 16, 2012.
2009-10 Regular Season: Appeared in his fourth NHL season, split with Anaheim and Montreal…collected 6-6=12 points with 72 PIM in 74 games with the Ducks and Canadiens…established career highs in goals, points, PIM, appearances, hits (63) and blocked shots (28)…ranked third on the Ducks in faceoff wins (321-of-670), sixth in shooting percentage (14.0) and tied for eighth with Teemu Selanne in takeaways (23)…matched a personal best with 1-1=2 points on a career-high four shots in Anaheim’s season-ending 7-2 win, Apr. 11 vs. EDM…tied his career high with a two-game point streak (0-2=2), Mar. 17-19…appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Feb. 8 vs. LA...scored his first career GWG in a 3-1 win, Feb. 3 vs. DET…logged a career-high 20:08 TOI, Jan. 19 vs. BUF...earned his first point (goal) as a Duck in a 4-2 victory, Dec. 19 vs. PHX…made his Anaheim debut, Dec. 4 @ MIN…began the season with the Canadiens, going scoreless with 16 PIM in 19 games...ranked second on Montreal in faceoff percentage (51-of-106, 53.8%) at the time of the trade.