Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Cody Kunyk
Cody Kunyk was born on May 20, 1990 in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The undrafted right winger would play his junior in the Alberta Junior Hockey league before elected to continue his hockey career with the University of Alaska-Fairbanks to play for the Alaska Nanooks. During his time with the Nanooks, Kunyk would be named as an AHCA West Second Team All-American, named to the All-WCHA First Team, and named the WCHA Player of the Year all during the 2013-14 season.

Upon his graduation, Kunyk would sign an entry level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He would make his NHL debut on April 13, 2014 in a 1-0 shootout victory over the Washington Capitals. The next year, Kunyk would play the entire 2014-15 season with the Lightning’s AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch.

As a free agent, Kunyk signed a one year deal in Germany to play for the Grizzlys Wolfsburg on August 18, 2015. However, Kunyk was released from his contract on September 6, 2015 after being unable to reach the expectations of play.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2003-04 Sherwood Park Flyers AMBHL 31 16 20 36 19
2004-05 Sherwood Park Flyers AMBHL 39 16 15 31 46
2005-06 Sherwood Park Monarchs Minor-AB 32 21 37 58 26
2006-07 Sherwood Park Kings AMHL 35 16 16 32 58 8 0 6 6 22
2007-08 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 51 13 11 24 34
2008-09 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 61 25 33 58 61 10 3 5 8 2
2009-10 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 51 44 43 87 33 3 0 1 1 2
2010-11 University of Alaska CCHA 38 12 18 30 28
2011-12 University of Alaska CCHA 36 15 17 32 18
2012-13 University of Alaska CCHA 37 11 17 28 22
2013-14 University of Alaska WCHA 37 22 21 43 22
2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Syracuse Crunch AHL 69 10 16 26 38 -13 2 0 0 0 0
2015-16 Gentofte Stars Denmark 27 13 16 29 10
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0


CCHA Second All-Star Team (2012) WCHA First All-Star Team (2014) WCHA Player of the Year (2014) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2014) Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, March 20, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Gentofte (Denmark), September 15, 2015,
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