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Chris Stewart | Winger

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 231
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Chris Stewart will skate with Mikko Koivu and Thomas Vanek during his Wild debut on Tuesday night versus Ottawa.
Through 61 games with the Sabres this season, Stewart has amassed 11 goals, 25 points, 63 PIMs, and 82 hits. Not too shabby for the burly power forward. The trio will combine for Minnesota's second line. Mar 3 - 8:02 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Minnesota has landed Chris Stewart from Buffalo for a second-round pick in 2017.

Stewart has 11 goals, 25 points and 63 penalty minutes in 61 games this season. The pending unrestricted free agent was expected to be moved by the Sabres and according to sources Buffalo is picking up half of Stewart's salary.
Mar 2 - 3:10 PM

Chris Stewart said he wouldn't be surprised if the Buffalo Sabres traded him before Monday's trade deadline.

"Like I’ve said all year, it’s out of your control," Stewart said. "I’m not going to say I’m expecting it, but I won’t be surprised." Stewart is going to be an unrestricted free-agent at the end of the season and he probably won't be a member of the Sabres after the deadline. The 27-year-old isn't having a very good season but he does have the talent to be a point-producing power forward in the NHL. He has just 11 goals and 25 points in 61 games this season.
Mar 1 - 9:58 AM

Chris Stewart notched a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-3 victory against Vancouver.

He's likely to be traded before Monday's deadline. The pending unrestricted free agent has registered 15 of his 25 points since the calender turned to 2015. "Whatever is going to happen is out of our control," said Stewart. "It's part of the business. We're just as antsy as you are to see what happens."
Feb 27 - 9:04 AM

Chris Stewart netted a goal in Tuesday's 4-2 victory against Columbus.

His 10th marker of the season was also his fifth on the power play. Stewart had four penalty minutes and four shots in the contest as well. He is Buffalo's biggest trade chip to play entering the deadline next week. Stewart has been better of late, but his goal Tuesday was his first point in six outings.
Feb 25 - 10:50 AM

Buffalo is reportedly looking for a second-round pick and a prospect in exchange for Chris Stewart.

Buffalo GM Tim Murray has stuck to his asking price and he turned down a few offers in the fall. The Boston Bruins have been rumored to be interested in Stewart for a while and Pierre LeBrun reports that one of the trade proposals that was rejected came from the B's. Stewart is expected to be dealt, but it probably won't happen until deadline day.
Source: ESPN.com
Feb 18 - 4:52 PM

Updating a previous item, Chris Stewart is on the ice for Buffalo's morning skate on Sunday.

Stewart was considered questionable for Sunday's game against Philadelphia because he was battling the flu. It looks as though he will indeed be able to play.
Feb 15 - 11:26 AM

Chris Stewart (illness) is questionable for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

Stewart was feeling ill on Saturday morning so the team decided it was best if he stayed away. "A little bit of a flu bug going around," coach Ted Nolan said. "He wasn’t feeling too good so we kept him away from the team. Hopefully he’ll feel better in the morning."
Feb 15 - 9:13 AM

Chris Stewart dished out three assists in the Sabres’ 3-2 win over the Stars on Saturday night.

Stewart is doing everything he can to improve his trade value. He now has 17 of his 21 points since the start of December. Zemgus Girgensons (goal, assist), Tyler Myers and Tyler Ennis also scored for Buffalo.
Feb 7 - 10:23 PM

Chris Stewart is expected to be traded prior to the deadline on Mar. 2.

"It's definitely tough not knowing your future," said Stewart. "We've got the twins now, and we definitely want to find some security and get set up and raise our family somewhere, but that's the nature of the business. It's not really in your control." He's doing a good job of increasing his fantasy value right now with four goals and two assists in his past five games. All of his markers have come on the power play, as Stewart has been using his big body to produce.
Feb 2 - 10:12 AM

One of the few Buffalo players who has been playing better as of late is Chris Stewart.

After starting the season in quicksand, Stewart has scored four goals (all on the power play) and registered six points in Buffalo's last five games. That makes him Wayne Gretzky on this team. If you are looking for a strong power-play performer, Stewart should be a consideration.
Source: Sabres.com
Jan 31 - 9:24 AM

Chris Stewart scored two power play goals in Friday night's 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.

His first goal opened the game's scoring just four minutes in, and it was a classic big-man's goal as he created room for himself in front of the net before tucking it home. His second goal was more fortunate as it deflected off of Dan Hamhuis' skate and in. Stewart now has nine goals and 18 points on the season, with four of those goals having now come with the man-advantage.
Jan 31 - 2:28 AM

Chris Stewart scored the lone goal in the Sabres' 4-1 loss to Calgary on Tuesday

Chris Stewart got the scoring started for either team as he showed great hand-eye coordination on a perfect tip-in shot. Unfortunately for the Sabres it was their only goal of the game. It was Stewart's seventh of the year and his second goal in as many games. He now has four points in his last three games for a nice little streak. He is getting some buzz around the hockey world as potential trade bait. Why not if you are Buffalo as it has lost 12 in a row now.
Jan 28 - 12:13 AM

Chris Stewart is drawing some interest from the Predators, according to HNIC’s Elliotte Friedman.

Stewart continues to generate buzz from around the league, and it really seems like only a matter of time before he’s moved. The Flames have also been linked to him, according to Friedman. Stewart has five goals and 12 points this season.
Jan 17 - 9:05 PM

Chris Stewart will return from the flu on Thursday.

He has missed the past two games due to an illness. Stewart has five goals and 12 points in 42 matches this year.
Jan 14 - 4:58 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
6Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Sean Bergenheim
3Jason Zucker
4Matt Cooke
5Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Charlie Coyle
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Jordan Leopold
8Christian Folin
9Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom