Chris McKelvie

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Chris McKelvie
Born (1985-02-22) February 22, 1985 (age 31)
New Brighton, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for Hartford Wolf Pack
Connecticut Whale
Albany Devils
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–2016

Chris McKelvie (born February 22, 1985) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He last played with the Albany Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career[edit]

McKelvie played hockey at Irondale High School in New Brighton, Minnesota and then spent three seasons with the Bozeman IceDogs in the NAHL. In 2006 he began his education at Bemidji State University, playing four seasons of college hockey with the NCAA Division I Bemidji State Beavers men's ice hockey team, where he served as the team captain in his senior year.[1]

On April 1, 2010, McKelvie was signed to his first professional contract by the Hartford Wolf Pack,[2] and he played six games with the American Hockey League team towards the end of their 2009–10 season.

In September 2012, McKelvie was signed by the Albany Devils to an AHL contract.[3] After serving as an alternate captain in his last three seasons with the Devils, McKelvie announced his retirement from professional hockey at the conclusion of the 2015–16 season, in order to pursue a coaching position as an assistant with the Army NCAA Team.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Bozeman IceDogs NAHL 38 2 6 8 40
2004–05 Bozeman IceDogs NAHL 18 4 8 12 35
2005–06 Bozeman IceDogs NAHL 51 23 33 56 139 11 2 3 5 29
2006–07 Bemidji State University CHA 11 1 0 1 12
2007–08 Bemidji State University CHA 35 6 1 7 16
2008–09 Bemidji State University CHA 37 3 4 7 34
2009–10 Bemidji State University CHA 37 8 10 18 26
2009–10 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 6 2 1 3 2
2010–11 Hartford Wolf Pack/CT Whale AHL 17 1 2 3 22
2010–11 Greenville Road Warriors ECHL 16 3 3 6 20 10 2 2 4 13
2011–12 Connecticut Whale AHL 38 2 3 5 42
2011–12 Greenville Road Warriors ECHL 11 3 2 5 13 3 1 1 2 6
2012–13 Albany Devils AHL 47 4 10 14 71
2012–13 Trenton Titans ECHL 2 1 1 2 2
2013–14 Albany Devils AHL 57 9 12 21 86 3 0 0 0 9
2014–15 Albany Devils AHL 56 3 5 8 74
2015–16 Albany Devils AHL 46 1 6 7 39 3 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 267 22 39 61 336 6 0 0 0 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Captains talk about Beavers-Gophers clash". Minnesota Star Tribune. 2008-12-03. Retrieved 2008-12-04. 
  2. ^ "Wolf Pack Sign Forward Chris McKelvie To ATO". OurSportsCentral.com. 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Albany Devils training camp roster set". northjersey.com. 2012-09-25. Retrieved 2012-09-25. 
  4. ^ "McKelvie moves on to coaching". Albany Devils. 2016-05-25. Retrieved 2016-05-25. 

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