Chris Snow

Director of Hockey Analysis, Calgary Flames

Chris Snow, 36, is in his 7th season as the Calgary Flames’ director of hockey analysis and 11th season in the NHL. He previously worked as director of hockey operations for the Minnesota Wild. In his current role Chris has created and managed the Flames’ hockey research and development department, overseeing data collection, database development, and data analysis. He utilizes data to support several aspects of the Flames’ hockey operation, including player identification, roster decisions, game strategy, player contract negotiations, salary cap management, and salary arbitration. He also scouts the NHL and AHL. Before entering the hockey business Chris worked as an NHL and MLB beat writer, covering the Minnesota Wild for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Boston Red Sox for the Boston Globe. A native of Melrose, Massachusetts, Chris studied journalism and policy studies at Syracuse University. Chris resides in Calgary with his wife, Kelsie, son, Cohen, and daughter, Willa.