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Position
LW
 
Jersey
14
Name  Chris Kunitz
Born  9/26/1979
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Shoots  L
4/12/2014 2:10:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game with Philadelphia.
Insight: Kunitz (35 G, 32 A) sat out last Sunday with a minor lower-body issue, but did play Wednesday. Sounds like they just want to make sure he's healthy for the playoff run.
 
4/9/2014 8:30:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) returned to the lineup Wednesday.
Insight: He sat out Sunday with a minor lower-body issue.
 
4/6/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz won't be on the ice Sunday against Colorado. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: He's sitting out with a lower-body issue. The Penguins are already locked into the No. 2 seed and will probably look to rest some of their starters between now and the end of the regular season.
 
3/28/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz has scored a goal in two straight games.
Insight: Kunitz' production has waned since the start of February. Over his last 18 games, he has notched just nine points.
 
3/18/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz had two points, including a goal, in his return from an injury Tuesday against Dallas.
Insight: Kunitz (32 G, 29 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week. He has 61 points in 66 games this season.
 
3/18/2014 6:50:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) participated in warmups prior to Tuesday's game and it appears he will play, according to Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Kunitz (31 G, 28 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week, but practiced Monday and skated Tuesday morning. He just needed to get medical clearance to play in a game, and it appears he has done that.
 
3/18/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday, as he still needs medical clearance to play.
Insight: Kunitz (31 G, 28 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week, but practiced Monday and skated Tuesday morning.
 
3/17/2014 8:24:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz (lower body) may play Tuesday, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Kunitz (31 G, 28 A) missed the last two games after crashing legs-first into a goal post last week.
 
3/16/2014 10:55:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz won't be in action Sunday against the Flyers. SOURCE: Rob Rossi, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Insight: He's still out with a leg injury. Fantasy owners should consider him questionable for Tuesday's meeting with Dallas.
 
3/13/2014 5:44:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz missed practice Thursday for maintenance and is questionable for Saturday's game at Philadelphia. SOURCE: Dave Molinari, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Insight: James Neal sat out for the same reason. "We'll re-evaluate (Friday) and, hopefully, see both back with us," coach Dan Bylsma said. Kunitz collided with the goal post during Tuesday's game and hurt his leg.
 
3/10/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz delivered two goals in Monday's win against the Capitals.
Insight: Sidney Crosby assisted on both including the game-winner with just over seven minutes remaining in the third period. Kunitz (31 goals, 28 assists) is two points away from tying his career-high in scoring.
 
Hot1/3/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz has 23 goals and 46 points in 43 games this season.
Insight: Kunitz potted two goals and had one assist Friday against the Rangers. He's +23 this season and an impeccable +150 for his career.
 
Hot12/5/2013 9:40:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz scored two goals Thursday against the Sharks in a matchup of two of the top teams in the NHL.
Insight: Kunitz has posted at least one point in six straight games and 14 points over his last 11 games. He has 16 goals, 30 points, 93 SOG, 20 PIM and a +13 in 30 games this season, which puts him on pace for a career-high 44 goals and 82 points.
 
11/29/2013 10:10:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh left wing Chris Kunitz helped his case for Team Canada by scoring two goals Friday versus Tampa Bay.
Insight: Kunitz is supposedly on the bubble for Canada's Olympic roster but it's hard to imagine them passing on a guy who already has 13 goals in his first 27 games. The Penguins are now 2-0 against the Lightning this season.
 
11/22/2013 9:44:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz scored two of Pittsburgh's four goals and had one assist Friday against the Islanders.
Insight: Kunitz had produced just two points over his previous six games but Friday's game gives him 11 goals and 21 points in 23 games this season.
 
11/6/2013 9:00:00 PM
Description: Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (undisclosed) played Wednesday against the Rangers.
Insight: Kunitz missed practice Tuesday due to an injury but it isn't a serious concern.
 
11/6/2013 2:47:00 PM
Description: The Penguins have downgraded left wing Chris Kunitz to a game-time decision Wednesday against the Rangers. SOURCE: Penguins on Twitter
Insight: Kunitz thinks he's ready to play though head coach Dan Bylsma is inclined to be a little more cautious. He missed practice on Tuesday with an undisclosed injury. We should have an update on his status shortly before game-time (7:30 ET).
 
Hot11/5/2013 6:08:00 PM
Description: Penguins winger Chris Kunitz didn't skate Tuesday due to an undisclosed injury but is probable for Wednesday's game. SOURCE: Penguins.nhl.com
Insight: Kunitz has scored a goal in four straight games and has eight goals and 15 points in the first 15 games this season.
 
Hot11/3/2013 11:00:00 AM
Description: Penguins winger Chris Kunitz has scored a goal in four straight games.
Insight: The left wing has eight goals and 15 points to go with an NHL-leading +12 (tied with four others), 10 PIM, five PPP and 52 SOG this season. As long as Sidney Crosby stays healthy, Kunitz will remain one of the top wingers in fantasy hockey.
 
10/15/2013 9:43:00 PM
Description: Penguins winger Chris Kunitz had two points -- one goal, one assist -- Tuesday against Edmonton.
Insight: That gives Kunitz two goals and six points in the first six games. He'll produce at that level as long as Sidney Crosby is healthy.