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Chris Conner | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/23/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 190
College: Michigan Tech

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Chris Conner has been sent to the minors.
Conner took part in Sunday and Monday's games against Boston and Buffalo respectively. He didn't log more than 10:06 minutes in either contest. The 31-year-old forward has 17 goals and 45 points in 47 AHL games in 2014-15. Mar 17 - 11:45 AM

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Chris Conner will continue to remain in the Capitals lineup Monday night versus Buffalo.

After making his season debut with the Capitals Sunday afternoon, Connor will get another chance to show head coach Barry Trotz that he belongs. Jay Beagle continues to be sidelined with a shoulder injury so Conner will see fourth line minutes once again Monday night. Conner was able to record four penalty minutes and two shots on goal Sunday versus the Bruins but was unable to register a point.
Mar 16 - 5:32 PM

The Washington Capitals have recalled Chris Conner from the AHL.

Conner hasn't played a game in the NHL since last season when he was with Pittsburgh.
Mar 15 - 1:17 PM

The Washington Capitals have sent Chris Conner to the minors.

The forward will have to pass through waivers first and then be sent to Hershey. He played 14 games for Pittsburgh last season with four goals and five points.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 10:40:00 AM

Chris Conner (hand) has been sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.

Conner has four goals and five points in 14 games with Pittsburgh in 2013-14. He hasn't played since Dec. 31.
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 10:20:00 AM

Chris Conner practiced Wednesday for the first time since he suffered a wrist injury back on Dec. 31.

"I don't have a time frame," Conner said. "It was just the next step. We'll see how that is for a few days. It's just a matter of getting your timing and making sure everything is working like it's supposed to." When he's healthy he may not have a spot on the roster with Pittsburgh.
Thu, Mar 6, 2014 04:41:00 PM

Chris Conner (hand) is about a week away from practicing.

Conner underwent hand surgery in early January. He has four goals and five points in 19 games this season.
Tue, Feb 25, 2014 04:42:00 PM

Chris Conner will require surgery on his hand.

He's expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks. In 19 games this season, Conner has four goals and one assist.
Thu, Jan 2, 2014 05:15:00 PM

Chris Conner has been summoned by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Conner has six goals and 11 points in 15 AHL contests in 2013-14. He isn't expected to have any fantasy value during his NHL stint.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 09:42:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have returned Chris Conner to the minors.

Conner has no points and a minus-one rating in two games this season. He'll report to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 04:04:00 PM

Chris Conner has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Conner has three goals and four points in three AHL games this season. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in 2013-14.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 06:01:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have sent Chris Conner to the minors.

Conner remained on the Penguins' active roster for days after clearing waivers, but his eventual demotion was expected. He will report to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 10:28:00 AM

Chris Conner is still on the Pittsburgh Penguins' roster despite clearing waivers.

Conner is still expected to be sent down in the near future. Beau Bennett was sent to the ECHL in a paper move and will be recalled before the Penguins' season opener on Thursday. Once that happens, Conner will be assigned to the AHL.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 10:36:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins waived forward Chris Conner to go along with Andrew Ebbett on Sunday.

Conner played in 12 games for the Phoenix Coyotes last season, picking up a goal and an assist. His best season came with the Pittsburgh Penguins, as he played in 60 games and scored 16 points (both career-high marks). With Ebbett and Conner, Pittsburgh has some NHL experience waiting in the wings if someone gets hurt (unless they get claimed).
Source: TSN
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 06:34:00 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes returned Chris Conner, Michael Stone and Alexandre Bolduc to the minors on Tuesday.

They will try to help Portland try to stay alive in the AHL playoffs. The Pirates trail Syracuse 2-0 in their first-round, best-of-five series. Game 3 goes down on Thursday night at Portland.
Wed, May 1, 2013 02:30:00 PM

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