Kris Chucko (RW)
2008-09 Highlights: Assigned to the Quad Cities from Calgaryâ€™s Training Camp on Sept. 26th.
2007-08 Highlights: Ranked as the eighth best prospect in the Calgary organization by the 2008 edition of The Hockey News Future Watchâ€¦Assigned to the Quad Cities on Sept. 19th after attending Calgaryâ€™s Training Campâ€¦Was the Flames nominee for Rbk/AHL Player of the Week (Oct. 22nd through 28th) after recording a goal in two games during the weekâ€¦Played his 100th professional game on Nov. 23rd in Rockfordâ€¦Scored with 6:13 left in regulation to force overtime, and eventually a shootout, in a 2-1 shootout win over Iowa on Dec. 19th. Chucko was named the gameâ€™s second star for his effortsâ€¦Recorded his 100th career penalty minute with a fighting major on Feb. 17th vs. San Antonioâ€¦Tied a franchise record with four points (two goals and two assists) in a 6-1 win over Grand Rapids on Feb. 24th. Chucko scored the game-winning goalâ€¦Recorded the game-winning goal and added an assist on his way to first star honors in a 5-2 win at Iowa on March 15thâ€¦Received first star honors after scoring two power-play goals in the Flames home finale on April 11thâ€¦Reached a new career high in goals (15) and points (29) with a goal on April 13th vs. San Antonio.
Career Highlights: Won the British Columbia Hockey Leagueâ€™s Interior Conference with Salmon Arm in 2003-04. Salmon Arm went on to reach the Finals of the BCHL Playoffsâ€¦Selected by the Calgary Flames in the 1st Round (24th Overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦Was part of a University of Minnesota team that played in the 2005 NCAA Frozen Fourâ€¦Won a Western Collegiate Hockey Association Regular Season Championship at the University of Minnesota in 2005-06â€¦One of three Omaha Ak-Sar Ben Knights to appear in every game during the 2006-07 seasonâ€¦Was part of the 2006-07 Omaha squad that recorded the best regular season record in the AHLâ€™s Western Conferenceâ€¦Ranked as the sixth best prospect in the Calgary organization by the 2007 edition of The Hockey News Future Watch.