Chris Conner Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Mar, 2018
Facts of Chris Conner
Date of Birth: 1983 , December-23
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Chris Conner
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Westland, Michigan, United States
Ethnicity White American
Weight in KG 82kg
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Born and raised in Westland, Chris Conner is an American professional ice hockey winger. He currently plays as a left winger for the professional ice hockey team Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League.

Conner made his professional NHL debut on December 8, 2006, signing a two-year contract with the Dallas Stars. He scored his first NHL goal at the Colorado Avalanche on 27th December. He has also played with a number of big ice hockey teams, including Pittsburgh Penguins, as well as Phoenix Coyotes. 

Early Life And Education Of Chris Conner

Chris Conner was born on December 23, 1983, in Westland, Michigan, United States. The Ice Hockey Winger spent most of his early childhood days in his hometown Westland along with his childhood friend, Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Kesler, playing hockey together since their early days.

Conner did his schooling at Churchill High School, in Livonia, Michigan. He belongs to American nationality and regarding his ethnicity, he is White American.

Chris Conner's Professional Career

Undrafted, Conner played four seasons in Michigan Technological University of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association from 2002 to 2006. Following his senior year, he went on to make his professional debut Ice hockey team Iowa Stars of the American Hockey League when 2005-06 season end.

Conner made an agreement with the Dallas Stars signing a two-year contract as a free agent. At the end of 2006, he scored his first NHL goal for his team during a game against the Colorado Avalanche. The club again signed him to a one-year contract on March 12, 2008.

CAPTION: Chris Conner plays as winger SOURCE: Getty Image

The following year, Conner made his transfer to Pittsburgh Penguins. He scored seven goals with nine assists for the team throughout his career with the Penguins. He scored his first goal for them in an 8-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lighting. 

After playing for a year with Penguins, Conner joined the Detroit Red Wings, on July 7, 2011. Then he joined the Phoenix Coyotes. Currently, he is playing as a left winger for the professional ice hockey team Lehigh Valley Phantoms signing a two-year AHL contract on July 6, 2017.

Chris Conner's Net Worth and Height

Chris Conner stands at the height of 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)

As per the estimation made by various sources, the professional ice hockey winger Conner has earned a considerable amount of money from his career which is believed to be more than $1 million. Conner agreed to a one-year two-way contract to return to his former team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, that was to pay him $550,000 at the NHL level.

Chris Conner's Personal Life

Chris Conner is not married yet and neither has any child. He isn't exactly very expressive on social media. Thus, there are a lot of unanswered question regarding his personal life. He is possibly single at present.