Chris Hajt

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Chris Hajt
Born (1978-07-05) July 5, 1978 (age 38)
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Edmonton Oilers
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 32nd overall, 1996
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1998–2008

Christopher William Hajt (born July 5, 1978) is a former Canadian-born American ice hockey defenceman and the son of former NHLer Bill Hajt.


Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and raised in Amherst, New York when his father, Bill Hajt was a member of the Buffalo Sabres. He attended Williamsville North High School and graduated in 1996.[1] Hajt was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round, 32nd overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft after playing junior hockey with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He became an excellent defenseman in his junior career with the Storm. Hajt spent time in the National Hockey League, playing in six games, one with the Oilers during the 2000–2001 season, the other five with the Washington Capitals in the 2003–2004 season, and did not record a point in the NHL.

Hajt was former a member of Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen of the Serie A in 2007, before retiring in May 2008.

Coaching career[edit]

Hajt accepted the position of Assistant Coach with the Guelph Storm of the OHL in the 2008-2009 season.


  1. ^ First Hand Knowledge

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