Andy McDonald

Former Duck Chris Kunitz continues to stand out for Penguins at 37

Former Duck Chris Kunitz continues to stand out for Penguins at 37

Undrafted out of Ferris State University, waived twice as a professional and heartbroken when the Ducks traded him to a team that was out of the playoff picture less than two years after he helped them win the Stanley Cup in 2007, Chris Kunitz is two wins away from being a four-time Cup champion.

Let that sink in. That’s remarkable for someone who’s not a superstar but is a fierce forechecker and solid two-way player, at home on the left side of No.1 center Sidney Crosby or grinding on the fourth line. Even at 37 and after one of his worst seasons, he has produced three straight multi-point games: The double-overtime Game 7 goal he scored to give...

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