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Chris Kreider | Winger | #20

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/30/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 228
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (19) / NYR
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Chris Kreider scored a goal in Tuesday's 4-2 elimination loss to the Ottawa Senators in Game 6.
The Rangers have officially been eliminated from the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Kreider cut Ottawa's lead to 3-2 just 53 seconds into the third period, but that's as close as the Rangers would come to tying the game. After not scoring in the first-round series against Montreal, Kreider found the back of the net three times in six games against Ottawa. He finishes the postseason with four points and 18 penalty minutes in 12 games. May 9 - 11:07 PM

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Chris Kreider found the back of the net in a 4-1 win against Ottawa in Game 4 on Thursday.

It was just Kreider's second goal and third point in 10 playoff games. That's less than the Rangers would hope for from Kreider, but on the plus side his two goals have come in his last three games, so perhaps he's heating up. He had 28 goals and 53 points in 75 regular season games.
May 5 - 10:37 AM

Chris Kreider has accounted for just one assist in seven playoff contests.

He was in front of the net screening Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson when the Rangers scored their lone goal on Thursday in a 2-1 loss in Game 1 versus the Senators. If he keeps going to the net and parking himself there then he should be rewarded for it eventually. He also had four shots on goal in the contest. Kreider recorded only one assist in six matches in Round 1 versus Montreal.
Apr 29 - 9:46 AM

Chris Kreider has gone three playoff games against Montreal without recording a point.

He was called out by coach Alain Vigneault after Game 2, but then nothing went right for the Rangers on Sunday. Kreider has been credited with six shots in the series. He led the team with 28 goals during the regular season.
Apr 18 - 12:23 PM

Chris Kreider will be rested on Sunday against the Penguins.

Through 75 games he posted 28 goals and 43 points along with 132 hits.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 9 - 7:27 PM

Chris Kreider picked up a helper during Saturday's 3-1 loss to Ottawa.

The tally gives Kreider 25 assists and 53 points through 75 games. He also has points in three of his last four games.
Apr 8 - 4:27 PM

Chris Kreider scored a goal and registered an assist in a 4-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.

Kreider was left alone in front off a scramble and buried his 26th goal of the year to break a 0-26 skid on the power play for the Rangers. He has now tied his career high of 46 points in just 62 games. He is an excellent fantasy option as he brings a nice blend of goals, points and penalty minutes to your lineup.
Mar 9 - 10:10 PM

Chris Kreider kept the Rangers from getting shutout in a 4-1 loss to the Canadiens Saturday night.

Kreider has 24 goals for the season, but he has not been very productive lately. In the 10 games preceding Saturday’s loss, he scored only one goal and had two assists with 14 shots on goal.
Mar 5 - 1:26 AM

Chris Kreider is about to set a new career high in points.

He scored both a goal and an assist during Saturday's 4-3 overtime win past the Devils. He now has 23 goals and 42 points, sitting just four points shy of matching his career best.
Feb 25 - 9:05 PM

Chris Kreider cracked the 40-point plateau for the third straight season during Sunday's 2-1 win over the Capitals.

It was his 18th assist of the campaign, in what is turning into quite the career-year for him.
Feb 19 - 3:40 PM

Chris Kreider extended his point streak to five games on Thursday.

Kreider scored a goal in the Rangers' 4-3 win over Nashville. That was his 22nd goal of the 2016-17 campaign, which is a new career-high for him.
Source: NY Post
Feb 10 - 9:22 AM

Chris Kreider recorded an assist in the Rangers' 4-1 win against Anaheim on Tuesday.

Kreider is riding a four-game point streak. He has 21 goals and 38 points in 47 contests in 2016-17.
Feb 8 - 5:53 AM

Chris Kreider matched his career high in goals with his 21st tally of the season during Sunday's 4-3 win over the Flames.

Kreider needed 79 and 80 games, respectively, to reach the mark each of the last two seasons, but required just 46 this campaign. He currently has 37 points, which is just 10 shy of a new career high in that category as well.
Feb 5 - 4:56 PM

Chris Kreider scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 2-1 OT win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Kreider finished off a pretty passing play between he, J.T. Miller and Mika Zibanejad to give New York the win. He now has 20 goals and 36 points in 45 games this season. Kreider is one goal away from tying his career-high in a season and it looks like he'll hit the 30-goal mark for the first time in his career.
Feb 2 - 10:57 PM

Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 for hitting Dallas forward Cody Eakin with his helmet during a fight on Tuesday night.

That is the maximum fine allowable under the CBA. Kreider went after Eakin for a hit on Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist that took place back on Dec. 15. Kreider had a goal, an assist and the fight for a Gordie Howe hat trick in Tuesday's match.
Jan 18 - 2:35 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Mika Zibanejad
3Kevin Hayes
4Brandon Pirri
5Oscar Lindberg
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3Michael Grabner
4Matt Puempel
5Jimmy Vesey
6Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2J.T. Miller
3Jesper Fast
4Pavel Buchnevich
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Brady Skjei
3Kevin Klein
4Dan Girardi
5Brendan Smith
6Marc Staal
7Nick Holden
8Adam Clendening
9Steven Kampfer
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta
3Magnus Hellberg