Chris Langkow

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Chris Langkow
Born (1989-08-22) August 22, 1989 (age 27)
Vegreville, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
EBEL team
Former teams
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
Peoria Rivermen
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Chris Langkow (born August 22, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey center. He is currently playing with HDD Olimpija Ljubljana of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Langkow played major junior hockey in the Western Hockey League with the Spokane Chiefs, Saskatoon Blades, and the Everett Silvertips.[1] During the 2012–13 season, Langkow was traded by the Reading Royals to the South Carolina Stingrays on November 9, 2012.[2]

After playing the majority of the 2013–14 season with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, posting 20 points in 64 games, Langkow was signed to a one-year extension on May 13, 2014.[3] In his first full AHL season with Bridgeport in 2014–15, Langkow appeared in a career high 69 games with 8 goals and 16 points.

On August 7, 2015, Langkow returned to the ECHL as a free agent, agreeing to a one-year contract with the Elmira Jackals.[4] Following the 2015–16 season, Langkow left North America after 6 professional seasons, agreeing to his first European contract with Slovenian club, HDD Olimpija Ljubljana of the EBEL on July 24, 2016.[5]

Personal[edit]

Chris is a first cousin to NHL veteran Daymond and Scott Langkow.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Spokane Chiefs WHL 3 0 1 1 0
2006–07 Spokane Chiefs WHL 49 4 8 12 33 2 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Spokane Chiefs WHL 39 7 8 15 14
2007–08 Saskatoon Blades WHL 32 6 12 18 6
2008–09 Saskatoon Blades WHL 70 15 34 49 52 7 2 3 5 2
2009–10 Saskatoon Blades WHL 1 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Everett Silvertips WHL 69 21 38 59 60 7 2 6 8 4
2010–11 Alaska Aces ECHL 56 15 21 36 30 13 8 3 11 6
2010–11 Peoria Rivermen AHL 8 1 2 3 0
2011–12 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 7 1 4 5 2
2011–12 Alaska Aces ECHL 16 3 7 10 9 10 0 1 1 2
2012–13 Reading Royals ECHL 9 2 2 4 10
2012–13 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 46 18 19 37 28 4 0 3 3 6
2013–14 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 11 2 7 9 8
2013–14 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 64 5 15 20 24
2014–15 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 69 8 8 16 26
2015–16 Elmira Jackals ECHL 69 13 34 47 40
AHL totals 148 15 29 44 52

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
ECHL All-Star Classic 2011 [7]
Kelly Cup Champion 2011 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Everett skates to 5-2 win over Kelowna". Seattle Times. 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Stingrays receive forward Chris Langkow from Reading". South Carolina Stingrays. 2012-11-09. Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  3. ^ "Langkow agrees to one-year deal". Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Jackals ink experienced forward Chris Langkow". Elmira Jackals. 2015-08-07. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  5. ^ "Last foreign player signed before season" (in Slovenian). HDD Olimpija Ljubljana. 2016-07-24. Retrieved 2016-07-24. 
  6. ^ "Daymond Langkow player profile". Eliteprospects.com. 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  7. ^ "Woody on Hockey : Aces Rookie Langkow Headed To ECHL's All-Star Classic". adn.com. 2011-01-15. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  8. ^ "ECHL Playoffs: Defense, resiliency lead Alaska to Kelly Cup victory". MLive.com. 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2011-05-16. 

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