Kyle Chipchura

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Kyle Chipchura
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Born (1986-02-19) February 19, 1986 (age 33)
Westlock, AB
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Arizona Coyotes
Montreal Canadiens
Anaheim Ducks
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 18th overall, 2004
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2006–present

Kyle Douglas Glen Chipchura (born February 19, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Montreal Canadiens and Anaheim Ducks.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Chipchura played 4 seasons with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Chipchura was drafted with the 18th overall pick by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with the Canadiens on October 10, 2007 in a 3–2 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins.[1] He scored his first NHL goal in a 4-2 win against the Buffalo Sabres on October 20, 2007.[2] On December 2, 2009, the Canadiens traded Chipchura to the Anaheim Ducks for a fourth-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.[3] He played 2 seasons with the Ducks before he was released by the Ducks. On July 19, 2011, he signed a one-year contract with the Phoenix Coyotes.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Canadiens 3, Penguins 2". NHL. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  2. "Canadiens 4, Sabres 2". NHL. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  3. "Ducks Acquire Kyle Chipchura from Montreal". Anaheim Ducks. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  4. "Coyotes Sign MacLean, Chipchura, Pouliot and Beaudoin to One-Year Contracts". Phoenix Coyotes. Retrieved 2014-04-08.

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