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Chris McAllister : biography

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Chris J. McAllister (born June 16, 1975) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado Avalanche and New York Rangers.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992–93 Saskatoon Blades WHL 4 0 0 0 2
1993–94 Saskatoon Blades WHL 2 0 0 0 5
1994–95 Saskatoon Blades WHL 65 2 8 10 134 10 0 0 0 28
1995–96 Syracuse Crunch AHL 68 0 2 2 142 16 0 0 0 34
1996–97 Syracuse Crunch AHL 43 3 1 4 108 3 0 0 0 6
1997–98 Syracuse Crunch AHL 23 0 1 1 71 5 0 0 0 21
1997–98 Vancouver Canucks NHL 36 1 2 3 106
1998–99 Syracuse Crunch AHL 5 0 0 0 24
1998–99 Vancouver Canucks NHL 28 1 1 2 63
1998–99 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 20 0 2 2 39 6 0 1 1 4
1999–00 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 36 0 3 3 68
2000–01 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 60 2 2 4 124 2 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 42 0 5 5 113
2002–03 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 19 0 0 0 21
2002–03 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 4 0 0 0 12
2002–03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 14 0 1 1 26 1 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 34 0 0 0 62
2003–04 New York Rangers NHL 12 0 1 1 12
2004–05 Newcastle Vipers EIHL 16 0 5 5 36 10 0 3 3 10
2005–06 San Antonio Rampage AHL 59 3 6 9 171
2006–07 Kalamazoo Wings UHL 40 2 7 9 118 18 2 6 8 30
2007–08 Hershey Bears AHL 46 0 1 1 92 2 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Newcastle Vipers EIHL 52 2 9 11 134 2 1 1 2 6
2009–10 Wichita Thunder CHL 55 1 13 14 171
NHL totals 301 4 17 21 634 9 0 1 1 4

Playing career

McAllister was drafted 40th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. After playing with the Canucks, McAllister played 56 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1998–2000 before playing with the Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado Avalanche, and the New York Rangers.

He was traded from the Rangers to the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL lockout in which during that time, McAllister played in the Elite Ice Hockey League for the Newcastle Vipers. He spent one full season with the Coyotes' AHL affiliate the San Antonio Rampage before signed for the Kalamazoo Wings of the UHL. McAllister recorded NHL career totals of four goals, seventeen assists and 634 penalty minutes in 301 regular season games as well as one assist in nine playoff games. He is currently an instructor at a hockey school in Superior, Colorado. On August 30, 2009 Chris signed a contract with the Wichita Thunder of the CHL.

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