| 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
195 lb (89 kg)
|Teams|| Detroit Red Wings|
New York Islanders
|Born|| March 17 1967,|
Farmington Hills, MI, USA
|NHL Draft|| 92nd overall, 1985|
Detroit Red Wings
|Pro Career||1989 – 2004|
Chris Luongo (born March 17, 1967 in Farmington Hills, Michigan, is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, and New York Islanders.
Luongo was a stay-at-home defenseman who played in 218 games in his NHL career, scoring 8 goals and 23 assists for 31 points and collecting 176 penalty minutes. Drafted by his hometown Red Wings in 1985, he then accepted a scholarship to Michigan State where he enjoyed a four-year career with the Spartans, earning the team's "Dr. John Downs Outstanding Defensive Player Award" in 1988 and 1989. He spent 1989 to 1992 in the Red Wings organization before signing with the Ottawa Senators as a free agent. After one season in Ottawa, he was traded to the New York Islanders, where he finished his NHL career in 1996.
Luongo was also a member of the U.S. squad at the 1996, 1997, and 2000 World Championships.
Luongo spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the Wayne State Warriors. In September, 2008, he joined the UAH Chargers as an assistant coach under head coach Danton Cole, who was a team-mate of Luongo's at Michigan State.
- Chris Luongo's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Luongo joins hockey staff for 08-09
- Chris Luongo at 'Legends Of Hockey'
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