NHL

Chris Higgins #20 - LW

Vancouver

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1983/06/02
  • POB: Smithtown, NY
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 205lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by Montreal in 2002 (1/14).
  • Current Status: In training camp
GPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
Year to date78172239-1421014302167.8798
Playoffs--------------

Honours and Awards

2002-03ECAC - Player of the Year
2002-03NCAA - East First All-American Team
2002-03ECAC - First-Team All-Conference Team
2001-02ECAC - All-Rookie Team
2001-02ECAC - Rookie of the Year
2001-02ECAC - Second-Team All-Conference Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/13Missed the last 2 regular season games (flu).
2014/04/12Flu, day-to-day.
2014/02/06Missed 1 game (undisclosed).
2014/02/04Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2014/01/07Missed 1 game (flu).
2014/01/05Flu, day-to-day.
2013/04/22Missed 6 games (lower body injury).
2013/04/10Lower body injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2013/04/02Signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a four-year contract extension.
2013/03/23Missed 1 game (back injury).
2013/03/21Back injury, day-to-day.
2012/02/15Missed 6 games (illness).
2012/02/09Illness, injured reserve.
2012/02/04Flu, day-to-day.
2012/01/02Missed 3 games (hand injury).
2011/12/28Hand injury, day-to-day.
2011/12/10Missed 2 games (foot injury).
2011/12/06Foot injury, day-to-day.
2011/07/01Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a two-year contract.
2011/03/10Missed 6 games (hand injury).
2011/02/28Acquired from the Florida Panthers.
2011/02/27Hand injury, injured reserve.
2011/01/25Missed 7 games (hamstring).
2011/01/21Hamstring, injured reserve.
2011/01/11Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2010/12/15Missed 4 games (foot injury).
2010/12/09Foot injury, injured reserve.
2010/12/04Foot injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/02Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Florida Panthers to a one-year contract.
2010/04/11Missed the last 14 regular season games (foot injury).
2010/03/15Foot injury, day-to-day.
2010/02/01Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2009/11/01Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2009/10/30Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2009/07/06Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2009/06/30Acquired from the Montreal Canadiens.
2009/06/29Montreal Canadiens tendered a qualifying offer.
2009/01/27Missed 19 games (hand injury).
2008/12/11Hand injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2008/10/25Missed 6 games (groin).
2008/10/10Groin, day-to-day.
2007/06/15Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a two-year contract.
2007/03/03Missed 2 games (virus).
2007/02/27Virus, day-to-day.
2007/02/24Missed 1 game (upper body injury).
2007/02/21Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2006/12/16Missed 18 games (ankle injury).
2006/11/07Ankle injury, mid-December.
2006/07/09Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens to a one-year contract.
2006/01/25Missed 2 games (groin).
2006/01/21Groin, day-to-day.
2004/09/20Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2003/10/25Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).
2003/05/22Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a three-year contract.

Trades

2011/02/28Florida Panthers traded Christopher Higgins to the Vancouver Canucks for Evan Oberg and a 3rd round selection in 2013.
2010/07/02Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Florida Panthers.
2010/02/01Calgary Flames traded Olli Jokinen and Brando Prust to the New York Rangers for Ales Kotalik and Christopher Higgins.
2009/06/30New York Rangers traded Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Mike Busto to the Montreal Canadiens for Christopher Higgins, Ryan McDonagh, Doug Janik and Pavel Valentenko.
2002/06/22Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round (14th overall) in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14VancouverNHL78172239-1421014302167.8798
2012-13VancouverNHL4110515-400001107712.9946
2011-12VancouverNHL7118254311171041616510.9161
2010-11VancouverNHL142350100006345.8818
2010-11FloridaNHL48111223500010101268.7362
2010-11Total Fla/VanNHL62131528510010161608.1380
2009-10CalgaryNHL122130000000287.1419
2009-10NY RangersNHL556814-900001321374.38111
2009-10Total NYR/CgyNHL678917-900001321654.85130
2008-09MontrealNHL57121123-122201221517.9579
2008-09United StatesWC6101------2---
2007-08MontrealNHL82272552012130152224111.20-
2006-07MontrealNHL61221638-11873032615913.84-
2005-06MontrealNHL80231538-1753032614815.54-
2004-05HamiltonAHL7628235198-4-63324811.29-
2003-04MontrealNHL200000000000NaN-
2003-04HamiltonAHL67212748164-1-41819110.99-
2002-03YaleECAC28202141-6-2-241---
2001-02YaleECAC27141731-4-0-232---
TotalNHL601150143293-2433-9-22200148210.12-
TotalAHL1434950992512-5-105143911.16-
TotalECAC55343872-10-2-473---
TotalWC6101------2---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14VancouverNHL--------------
2012-13VancouverNHL4000-20000005.00-
2011-12VancouverNHL5000-300000211.00-
2010-11VancouverNHL254481110032498.16-
2009-10CalgaryNHL--------------
2008-09MontrealNHL4202-1000002825.00-
2007-08MontrealNHL123251010002348.82-
2006-07MontrealNHL--------------
2005-06MontrealNHL6134-3020000714.29-
2004-05HamiltonAHL433620-0-041127.27-
2003-04MontrealNHL--------------
2003-04HamiltonAHL10325-72-0-001717.65-
2002-03YaleECAC--------------
2001-02YaleECAC--------------
TotalNHL5610919-71-0-381148.77-
TotalAHL146511-52-0-042821.43-

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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