Christopher Higgins (born June 2, 1983) is an ice hockey player in the NHL. An All-American at Yale University, he was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He is currently on the Canadiens roster. Before attending Yale University Chris went to Avon Old Farms, a preparatory school in Avon, Connecticut. He is from Long Island, New York.
Scored his first career goal on October 6, 2005 against New York Rangers goalie Kevin Weekes.
Was a runner-up for best offensive player during the first week of March, which was won by Hurricanes' Eric Staal.
On April 6, 2006, at 14:31 of the third period in a 5-3 win over the Boston Bruins, Higgins became the first Habs rookie to score 20 or more goals in a season, after Saku Koivu (1995-96) and Michael Ryder (2003-04), the two players he currently plays with on the same line.