Chris McAlpine

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Chris McAlpine
Born (1971-12-01) December 1, 1971 (age 44)
Roseville, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Right
Played for New Jersey Devils
St. Louis Blues
Tampa Bay Lightning
Atlanta Thrashers
Chicago Blackhawks
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 137th overall, 1990
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1994–2005

Christopher Walter McAlpine (born December 1, 1971 in Roseville, Minnesota) is a retired American professional hockey player who played in the NHL with the New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, Atlanta Thrashers, Chicago Blackhawks, and Los Angeles Kings. He played defense and shot right-handed.

McAlpine was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 7th round, 137th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. After being drafted he played for the University of Minnesota for 4 years, scoring 30 points in 36 games his final year there. He made his debut in the NHL during the 1994–1995 season when he split the year with the Devils and the Albany River Rats of the AHL. After one and a half years with the River Rats McAlpine was traded to the St. Louis Blues, where he played the majority of his NHL career. The 1999–2000 season turned out to be a hectic one for McAlpine, as he played for the Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Atlanta Thrashers. Following that season he played for the Chicago Blackhwaks for 2 years and then 21 games with the Los Angeles Kings during the 2002–2003 season.

Chris McAlpine won the Stanley Cup in 1995 with the New Jersey Devils. Chris McAlpine retired after the 2004–2005 season. He is currently a player agent working in Minneapolis.

Career NHL Statistics[edit]

    Regular season  
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM
1994–1995 New Jersey Devils NHL 24 0 3 3 17
1996–1997 St. Louis Blues NHL 15 0 0 0 24
1997–1998 St. Louis Blues NHL 54 3 7 10 36
1998–1999 St. Louis Blues NHL 51 1 1 2 50
1999–2000 Blues-Tampa Bay Lightning-Atlanta Thrashers NHL 34 2 2 4 26
2000–2001 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 50 0 6 6 32
2001–2002 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 40 0 3 3 36
2002–2003 Los Angeles Kings NHL 21 0 2 2 24
8 years Totals NHL 289 6 24 30 245

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Rookie Team 1990–91
All-WCHA First Team 1993–94
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 1993–94
WCHA All-Tournament Team 1994 [1]


  1. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Travis Richards
WCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
Succeeded by
Kirk Daubenspeck