Chris George

Chris George

  • Year Inducted : 2019
  • Sport : hockey

About Inductee


Chris George, one of Huntsville's most popular professional hockey players over the past two decades, grew up in the Canada's most populous province of Ontario, played hockey, lacrosse and football in high school at Eastwood Collegiate Institute and developed into an outstanding hockey player at Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario, where he became a high-scoring three-year letterman. George began playing pro hockey in 1994 with the Tallahassee Tiger Sharks, then played two years for the Columbus Cottonmouths before coming to the Huntsville Channel Cats, where he played from 1997-2000 and then for the Huntsville Tornado and later the Huntsville Havoc. He had two 100-point seasons in Huntsville. George and his former TV anchor wife, Amy, founded the Melissa George Neonatal Memorial Fund at Huntsville Hospital.

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