Chris Ahrens (ice hockey)

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Chris Ahrens
Born (1952-07-31) July 31, 1952 (age 62)
San Bernardino, CA, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Minnesota North Stars
Edmonton Oilers (WHA)
NHL Draft 76th overall, 1972
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1973–1978

Christopher Alfred Ahrens (born July 31, 1952) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenceman who played six seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars. Ahrens was born in San Bernardino, California, but grew up in Freeport, New York.

Playing career[edit]

Ahrens was drafted in the fifth round, 76th overall in the 1972 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota North Stars. Chris played very briefly for the Edmonton Oilers in 1977–78, in the WHA.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1969–70 Kitchener Rangers OHA 4 1 0 1 0
1970–71 Kitchener Rangers OHA 54 7 14 21 203
1971–72 Kitchener Rangers OHA 40 3 22 25 64
1972–73 Cleveland Barons AHL 76 2 17 19 248
1972–73 Minnesota North Stars NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1973–74 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 73 4 20 24 177 10 1 0 1 45
1973–74 Minnesota North Stars NHL 3 0 1 1 0
1974–75 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 23 1 10 11 132 16 2 5 7 106
1974–75 Minnesota North Stars NHL 44 0 2 2 77
1975–76 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 70 2 8 10 121 3 0 0 0 12
1975–76 Minnesota North Stars NHL 2 0 0 0 2
1976–77 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 29 1 6 7 82
1976–77 Rhode Island Reds AHL 42 1 7 8 82
1976–77 Minnesota North Stars NHL 2 0 0 0 5
1977–78 Fort Worth Texans CHL 50 1 10 11 137
1977–78 Edmonton Oilers WHA 4 0 0 0 15
1977–78 Minnesota North Stars NHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 52 0 3 3 84 1 0 0 0 0

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