|Born||May 29, 1984 |
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL team||St. Louis Blues|
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||282nd overall, 2003|
Chris Porter (born on May 29, 1984 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger currently playing with the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Chris was drafted in the ninth round, 282nd overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to his professional career, he played collegiate hockey at the University of North Dakota.
Chris spent four years at the University of North Dakota appearing in 175 games for the Fighting Sioux. He made his NHL debut with the Blues in the 2008–09 season opener. On October 18, 2008, Chris scored his first career NHL goal against the Chicago Blackhawks.
On July 16, 2012, Chris was re-signed as a free agent by the Blues to a one-year contract.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
|2003–04||University of North Dakota||WCHA||41||10||15||25||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||University of North Dakota||WCHA||43||12||3||15||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||University of North Dakota||WCHA||46||7||16||23||40||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||University of North Dakota||WCHA||43||13||17||30||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||St. Louis Blues||NHL||6||1||1||2||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||St. Louis Blues||NHL||45||3||4||7||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||St. Louis Blues||NHL||47||4||3||7||11||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||St. Louis Blues||NHL||29||2||6||8||0||6||1||0||1||0|
International Statistics[edit | edit source]
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Chris is close friends with University of North Dakota teammate and current NHL star of the Minnesota Wild Zach Parise. He will be acting as the best man at Chris' wedding as Parise did for him.