|Born|| April 30 1986,|
Lynnfield, MA, USA
| 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)|
185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
|Position||LW / RW|
| EIHL team|
| Nottingham Panthers|
</div></div> Chris Higgins (born April 30, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). He also has an Italian passport
Higgins attended Boston University where he played four seasons (2005 - 2009) of NCAA college hockey with the Boston University Terriers, winning an NCAA Championship in 2009. During his Freshmen campaign, Higgins was featured on ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays for his goal in the Beanpot against Harvard University. Higgins finished his college career with 133 points in 159 career games.
After college Higgins signed a one year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets AHL Affiliate, Syracuse Crunch. Due to a hand injury, he missed a significant part of the 2009-2010 season. Higgins started the 2010-11 season with Ritten-Renon of the Italian Serie A, before returning to North America to conclude the season in the ECHL with the Las Vegas Wranglers.
On August 12, 2013, Higgins returned abroad for the third time in his career, signing a one-year deal with the Belfast Giants of the EIHL. Higgins was nicknamed the ‘Belfast Datsyuk’ after Detroit Red Wings legend Pavel Datsyuk for his skill and flash with the puck. 
On June 11, 2014, Higgins signed for the Nottingham Panthers, switching from Conference rivals, the Giants. .
|2004-05||New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs||EJHL||44||22||31||53||36||-||-||-||-||-|
|2010–11||Ritten Sport||Serie A||21||9||11||20||10||-||-||-||-||-|
|2010–11||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||21||7||9||16||46||5||2||0||2||4|
|2011-12||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||16||4||6||10||4||9||2||8||10||2|
- ↑ "Grizzlies sign former Terrier". Utah Grizzlies (2012-11-18). Retrieved on 2012-11-19.
- ↑ "Giants secure Chris Higgins to 2013-14 lineup". Belfast Giants (2013-08-12). Retrieved on 2013-08-12.
- ↑ http://www.newsletter.co.uk/sport/giants-look-to-give-stephen-murphy-time-off-rink-1-5935824
- ↑ "GMB PANTHERS SIGN CHRIS HIGGINS". Nottingham Panthers (2014-06-12). Retrieved on 2014-06-12.
- Chris Higgins's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Chris Higgins's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award|
| Succeeded by|
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