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Chris Bright
Position Forward
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
187 lb (85 kg)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Flag of Japan Japanese
Born April 17th 1978,
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
NHL Draft 78th, 1990
Hartford Whalers
Pro Career 19902008

Chris Bright (b. October 14th 1970 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional forward.

A Moose Jaw Warriors alumni, Bright was drafted by the Hartford Whalers 78th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. Bright did not reach the National Hockey League. He spent several years in the Whalers system, playing in the American Hockey League for the Springfield Falcons and the ECHL for the Louisville Icehawks.

In 1995-96, Bright crossed the Pacific Ocean to join the Seibu Bears of the Japan Ice Hockey League. His association with the Japanese hockey, with Seibu and then Kokudo, lasted a full decade, during which Bright gained Japanese citizenship and played once for the Japanese National Team, at the 2004 World Championship.

Following his days in Japan, Bright moved to Europe, joining in 2005-06 the Frankfurt Lions of the DEL. He would later play for EHC Basel, Acroni Jesenice and the Hannover Scorpions before retiring in 2008.

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