Kris Chucko was born on March 13, 1986 in Burnaby, British Columbia and is a retired National Hockey League forward. Kris was drafted in the first round, 24th overall, by the Calgary Flames in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. After two seasons at the University of Minnesota, Kris made his National Hockey League debut for the Calgary Flames on March 5, 2009. After re-signing with the Flames for the 2010-11 season, Kris retired from professional hockey due to injury following the season.

What was the most memorable moment of your hockey career?

Bantam – Western Canadian Champions.


What advice would you give to future professional hockey players?

Enjoy what you do, put in the work and believe in yourself. In regards to what you can control, don’t leave the game with any “what ifs”.


What are you doing now since retiring from professional hockey?

1 – Being a dad. 2 – Vice President at US Bank (Finance/Banking). 3 – Investment Real Estate