Watch: Chris Kunitz scores first goal with Blackhawks
Kunitz nets his first goal with Chicago against his former team.
Chris Kunitz scored his first goal with the Blackhawks against his former team — the Penguins — on Sunday night at PPG Paints Arena.
Kunitz took a backhanded pass from Marcus Kruger and sent the puck pass Casey DeSmith to level the game 2-2 in the second period.
On the night the Penguins honor Chris Kunitz and the 2009 Stanley Cup Championship team, Chris Kunitz scores.— NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) January 7, 2019
What a moment for the 4 time Stanley Cup Champion.
Stream this one here: https://t.co/4r9xF1FLgk pic.twitter.com/Q6selTa5NJ
It was a special night for Kunitz as the Penguins honored him along with other members of their 2009 Stanley Cup championship team.
Welcome back, Kuni! pic.twitter.com/GQMW0ihAqt— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 7, 2019
Kunitz won two more Stanley Cup championships with the Penguins in 2016 and 2017. He also won the Stanley Cup in 2007 with the Ducks. After his time in Pittsburgh, Kunitz played one season with the Lightning before signing with the Blackhawks last July. He has one goal and two assists in 23 games with Chicago.