|Assets:||Displays good speed and quickness, and plenty of energy every shift. Works extremely hard and can play either wing position. Produces points at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Is fairly tiny by today's NHL standards and lacks the strength to win battles in the corners regularly. Also lacks a little hockey sense and confidence for the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Speedy depth winger with a lack of size.|
|3/17/2015||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|3/15/2015||Recalled from the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|10/03/2014||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|4/23/2014||Missed the last 41 regular season and first 3 playoff games (hand injury).|
|4/21/2014||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|4/16/2014||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL) for conditioning purposes.|
|1/02/2014||Hand injury, injured reserve.|
|11/27/2013||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/23/2013||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/18/2013||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/02/2013||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|4/29/2013||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|4/03/2013||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|1/18/2013||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Placed on waivers by the Phoenix Coyotes.|
|1/16/2013||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|7/02/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes to a one-year contract.|
|4/08/2012||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/07/2012||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/05/2012||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/04/2012||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/03/2012||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/09/2012||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/04/2012||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/02/2012||Missed 9 games (right hand injury).|
|1/02/2012||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|12/15/2011||Right hand injury, injured reserve.|
|11/30/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/04/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|7/07/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings to a one-year contract.|
|2/13/2011||Missed 1 game (undisclosed).|
|11/10/2010||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/29/2010||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/12/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|4/23/2010||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|1/29/2010||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|1/27/2010||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|1/26/2010||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|1/25/2010||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|11/13/2009||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/29/2009||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/30/2009||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/04/2009||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|2/25/2009||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|2/19/2009||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|2/17/2009||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|2/07/2009||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|1/01/2009||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|12/18/2008||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|11/24/2008||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|11/02/2008||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|10/31/2008||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|10/08/2008||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|4/14/2008||Recalled from Iowa (AHL).|
|3/12/2008||Re-signed by the Dallas Stars to a one-year contract.|
|1/04/2008||Assigned to Iowa (AHL).|
|11/02/2007||Recalled from Iowa (AHL).|
|10/01/2007||Assigned to Iowa (AHL).|
|3/26/2007||Missed 6 games (lower body injury) and assigned to Iowa (AAA).|
|3/15/2007||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|3/07/2007||Recalled from Iowa (AHL).|
|1/12/2007||Assigned to Iowa (AHL).|
|12/27/2006||Recalled from Iowa (AHL).|
|12/10/2006||Assigned to Iowa (AHL).|
|12/08/2006||Recalled from Iowa (AHL).|
|9/23/2006||Assigned to Iowa (AHL).|
|7/13/2006||Signed as a free agent by the Dallas Stars to a two-year contract.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|7/02/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes.|
|7/07/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Detroit Red Wings.|
|7/04/2009||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|7/13/2006||Signed as a free agent by the Dallas Stars.|
Chris Conner starts a conditioning stint | 04/16/2014 10:20 AM
NewsChris Conner (hand) has been sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.
ImpactConner has four goals and five points in 14 games with Pittsburgh in 2013-14. He hasn't played since Dec. 31.
Chris Conner returned to practice Wednesday | 03/06/2014 4:41 PM
NewsChris Conner practiced Wednesday for the first time since he suffered a wrist injury back on Dec. 31.
Impact"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.
Chris Conner is a week away from practicing | 02/25/2014 4:42 PM
NewsChris Conner (hand) is about a week away from practicing.
ImpactConner underwent hand surgery in early January. He has four goals and five points in 19 games this season.
Chris Conner out 6-8 weeks after hand surgery | 01/02/2014 5:15 PM
NewsChris Conner will require surgery on his hand.
Pittsburgh Penguins on Twitter
ImpactHe's expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks. In 19 games this season, Conner has four goals and one assist.
Penguins call up Chris Conner | 11/27/2013 9:42 AM
NewsChris Conner has been summoned by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ImpactConner 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.
Pittsburgh sends Chris Conner to AHL | 10/23/2013 4:04 PM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have returned Chris Conner to the minors.
ImpactConner has no points and a minus-one rating in two games this season. He'll report to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Penguins promote Chris Conner | 10/18/2013 6:01 PM
NewsChris Conner has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ImpactConner has three goals and four points in three AHL games this season. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in 2013-14.
Pittsburgh demotes Chris Conner | 10/02/2013 10:28 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have sent Chris Conner to the minors.
ImpactConner 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.
Chris Conner stays with Penguins for now | 10/01/2013 10:36 AM
NewsChris Conner is still on the Pittsburgh Penguins' roster despite clearing waivers.
ImpactConner 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.
Pittsburgh Penguins waive Chris Conner | 09/29/2013 6:34 PM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins waived forward Chris Conner to go along with Andrew Ebbett on Sunday.
ImpactConner 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).
Phoenix returns three players to AHL Portland | 05/01/2013 2:30 PM
NewsThe Phoenix Coyotes returned Chris Conner, Michael Stone and Alexandre Bolduc to the minors on Tuesday.
ImpactThey 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.
Chris Conner scores in season debut | 04/05/2013 10:29 AM
NewsChris Conner scored in his season debut on Thursday.
Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette
ImpactConner was recalled on Wednesday after scoring 13 goals and 40 points in 60 AHL games. At the age of 29 he should be regarded as an organizational depth forward.
Chris Conner recalled to Coyotes | 04/03/2013 8:21 PM
NewsChris Conner was recalled from the AHL on Wednesday night.
Sarah McLellan on Twitter
ImpactThe 29-year-old winger has recorded 13 goals and 40 points in 60 AHL games. There's no fantasy value here.
|Goals||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||1|
|Assists||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||1|
|Points||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||1|
|Penalty Minutes||4||vs. Bos||Mar 15||2|
|Plus/Minus||1||at Buf||Mar 16||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||0|
|Power Play Points||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||2 times-last:at Buf||last:Mar 16||0|
|Shots||2||vs. Bos||Mar 15||2|
|Penalty Minutes||10||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Pit)|
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