Chris Hajt
Position Defence
Shoots Left
6 ft 3 in (0 m)
206 lb (94 kg)
Teams Edmonton Oilers
Washington Capitals
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born July 5 1978 (1978-07-05) (age 42),
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 32nd overall, 1996
Edmonton Oilers
Pro Career 1998 – 2008

Chris Hajt (born July 5, 1978 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a former Canadian ice hockey defenceman and the son of former NHLer Bill Hajt.

Career[edit | edit source]

Born in Canada and raised in Western New York when his father, Bill Hajt was a member of the Buffalo Sabres.

Hajt was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round, 32nd overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft after playing junior hockey with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He became an excellent defenceman in his junior career with the Storm.

Hajt only played in six NHL games, one with the Oilers during the 2000–2001 season, the other five with the Washington Capitals in the 2003–2004 season, and did not record a point.

Hajt was a member of Hockey Club Bolzano-Bozen of the Serie A in 2007, before retiring in May 2008.

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

Hajt is an Assistant Coach with the Guelph Storm of the OHL.

External links[edit | edit source]

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