Chris Salmon returns to the Razorback hockey program on the recruiting front. Prior to rejoining, Salmon played 4 years for the team. Originating from Frisco, Texas, Chris had a hockey playing career that included the Northwood School in Lake placid New York and numerous seasons for the Dallas Stars Elite U18AAA prior to joining the Razorbacks.
During his playing career for the Razorbacks, Chris played his first two seasons for the Division 1 team and then his second two for the Division 3 teams after the programs merged. He was a member of the 2021 National Runner-up team and was named first team all tournament at the 2021 National Tournament.
Chris graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2021 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and a minor in human nutrition. In 2022, he enrolled in the Medical College of Wisconsin to pursue a medical degree.
Away from the rink, Chris is an avid gym-goer and chef, and enjoys exploring new restaurants and cuisines.