December 1, 1971|
Roseville, Minnesota, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
New Jersey Devils|
St. Louis Blues
Tampa Bay Lightning
Los Angeles Kings
137th overall, 1990|
New Jersey Devils
Christopher Walter McAlpine (born December 1, 1971 in Roseville, Minnesota) is a retired American professional hockey player who played in the NHL with the New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, Atlanta Thrashers, Chicago Blackhawks, and Los Angeles Kings. He played defense and shot right-handed.
McAlpine was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 7th round, 137th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. After being drafted he played for the University of Minnesota for 4 years, scoring 30 points in 36 games his final year there. He made his debut in the NHL during the 1994–1995 season when he split the year with the Devils and the Albany River Rats of the AHL. After one and a half years with the River Rats McAlpine was traded to the St. Louis Blues, where he played the majority of his NHL career.
The 1999–2000 season turned out to be a hectic one for McAlpine, as he played for the Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Atlanta Thrashers. Following that season he played for the Chicago Blackhwaks for 2 years and then 21 games with the Los Angeles Kings during the 2002–03 season.
McAlpine won the Stanley Cup in 1995 with the New Jersey Devils. He retired after the 2004–05 season playing with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the AHL. He is currently a player agent working in Minneapolis.
|1990–91||University of Minnesota||WCHA||38||7||9||16||112||—||—||—||—||—|
|1991–92||University of Minnesota||WCHA||42||3||9||12||136||—||—||—||—||—|
|1992–93||University of Minnesota||WCHA||41||14||9||23||84||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||University of Minnesota||WCHA||36||12||18||30||121||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||Albany River Rats||AHL||48||4||18||22||49||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||New Jersey Devils||NHL||24||0||3||3||17||—||—||—||—||—|
|1995–96||Albany River Rats||AHL||57||5||14||19||72||4||0||0||0||13|
|1996–97||Albany River Rats||AHL||44||1||9||10||48||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||St. Louis Blues||NHL||15||0||0||0||24||4||0||1||1||0|
|1997–98||St. Louis Blues||NHL||54||3||7||10||36||10||0||0||0||16|
|1998–99||St. Louis Blues||NHL||51||1||1||2||50||13||0||0||0||2|
|1999–00||St. Louis Blues||NHL||21||1||1||2||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||10||1||1||2||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||21||0||2||2||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Cincinnati Mighty Ducks||AHL||14||1||0||1||18||10||0||1||1||6|
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA Rookie Team||1990–91|
|All-WCHA First Team||1993–94|
|AHCA West Second-Team All-American||1993–94|
|WCHA All-Tournament Team||1994|||
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| WCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament