Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Chris Dingman
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Dingman played for the local Mercs of the AMHL before moving up to the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings in 1992-93. He was taken 19th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

Following a four year career in Brandon, the hard nosed winger for two seasons with the AHL's Saint John Flames before making his NHL debut with Calgary in 1997-98. After spending most of his time in the minors in 1998-99 he was included with Theo Fleury in a trade to the Avalanche. Upon his arrival with the Avalanche organization Dingman saw limited action with the parent club while spending the better part of the year with the team's AHL affiliate in Hershey.

Dingman suited up for 68 games in 1999-00 and 41 games in 2000-01 helping the Avalanche capture its second Stanley Cup. A few days after the victory celebrations, the burly winger was sent to Carolina and midway through the 2001-02 season was dealt to his current club the Tampa Bay Lightning. Upon his arrival with the Bolts, Dingman continued to play a physical game and was a key component in the club's run to the 2004 Stanley Cup title.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1991-92 Edmonton Mercurys AMHL 36 23 18 41 72
1992-93 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 50 10 17 27 64 4 0 0 0 0
1993-94 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 45 21 20 41 77 13 1 7 8 39
1994-95 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 66 40 43 83 201 3 1 0 1 9
1994-95 Brandon Wheat Kings M-Cup 2 0 0 0 0
1995-96 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 40 16 29 45 109 19 12 11 23 60
1995-96 Saint John Flames AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1995-96 Brandon Wheat Kings M-Cup 4 1 1 2 8
1996-97 Saint John Flames AHL 71 5 6 11 195
1997-98 Calgary Flames NHL 70 3 3 6 149 -11
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 17 -2
1998-99 Saint John Flames AHL 50 5 7 12 140 -12
1998-99 Colorado Avalanche NHL 1 0 0 0 7 0
1998-99 Hershey Bears AHL 17 1 3 4 102 -8 5 0 2 2 6
1999-00 Colorado Avalanche NHL 68 8 3 11 132 -2
2000-01 Colorado Avalanche NHL 41 1 1 2 108 -3 16 0 4 4 14
2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 30 0 1 1 77 -2
2001-02 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 14 0 4 4 26 -8
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 51 2 1 3 91 -11 10 1 0 1 4
2003-04 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 74 1 5 6 140 -9 23 1 1 2 63
2004-05
2005-06 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 34 0 1 1 22 -10 3 0 0 0 19
2005-06 Springfield Falcons AHL 27 8 8 16 30
2006-07 Sodertalje SK Sweden-2 37 6 10 16 80
2007-08 Aalborg BK Denmark 24 11 6 17 36 5 2 0 2 4
NHL Totals 385 15 19 34 769 52 2 5 7 100


Traded to Colorado by Calgary with Theoren Fleury for Rene Corbet, Wade Belak, Robyn Regehr and Colorado's 2nd round compensatory pick (Jarret Stoll) in 2000 NHL Draft, February 28, 1999.
Missed majority of 2000-01 due to knee injury vs. Ottawa, November 15, 2000. Traded to Carolina by Colorado for Carolina's 5th round pick (Mikko Viitanen) in 2001 NHL Draft, June 24, 2001. Traded to Tampa Bay by Carolina with Shane Willis for Kevin Weekes, March 5, 2002.
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