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Matthew Corrente | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/17/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 189
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Matthew Corrente has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Corrente had 11 points and 136 penalty minutes in 72 AHL games in 2013-14. At the age of 26, he has six assists in 34 career NHL games. Jul 8 - 9:59 AM

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Matthew Corrente has successfully cleared waivers.

Carolina has assigned Corrente to AHL Charlotte as a result. He had two points and 2 penalty minutes in 11 AHL contests in 2012-13.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 12:50:00 PM

Matthew Corrente has been placed on waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes

If Corrente clears waivers, he will be sent to AHL Charlotte. He had two assists and 32 penalty minutes in 11 games last season.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 12:51:00 PM

With only 28 players left on the Carolina Hurricanes' roster, Matthew Corrente is still fighting for a spot.

Corrente has done his best to make an impression. He dropped the gloves in consecutive preseason games on Friday and Saturday. He also took a puck to the nose during Monday's practice and managed to return before the end of the team's skate. "That's the kind of guys we want to bring in," Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller said. "He's played hard since Day 1. He’s gotten two (preseason) games to prove something. He went out, he played hard, he fought. He got cut today in practice and comes right back out. He could have just called it a day, if he wanted. That’s what I like." Corrente wouldn't do much offensively if he made the team, but he would probably spend an average of two-to-three minutes per game in the sin bin.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 08:16:00 AM

Matt Corrente inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Hurricanes worth $550,000 at the NHL level.

Corrente, who was drafted in the first-round in 2006, has spent his entire career with the Devils organization. Last season in the AHL, he had two assists and 32 penalty minutes in 11 games.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 03:40:00 PM

Matthew Corrente underwent season-ending shoulder surgery on Friday.

Corrente had two assists and 32 penalty minutes in 11 AHL games with the Albany Devils this season. He has six points and 68 penalty minutes in 34 career NHL contests.
Sat, Dec 15, 2012 02:09:00 PM

Matthew Corrente might sign an AHL only contract once we're in lockout mode.

The New Jersey Devils don't want to expose him to waivers, so an AHL-only contract is the likely alternative. He had eight points and 73 penalty minutes in 39 AHL games last season.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 02:30:00 PM

Matt Corrente reached an agreement with the New Jersey Devils on a new two-way, one-year deal.

Corrente was the Devils' first-round pick in 2006, but he has yet to crack the lineup on a consistent basis. He collected six assists and 44 PIMs in 22 games with the big club last season. Expect him to start the year with Albany in the AHL.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012 06:31:00 PM

Matthew Corrente has been tendered qualifying offers from the Devils.

Corrente split time with New Jersey and AHL Albany this past season. He had six assists and 44 penalty minutes in 22 NHL games and eight points, with 73 PIMs, in 39 matches at the minor-league level.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 08:07:00 AM

Matthew Corrente was among the six players that New Jersey sent to the minors on Tuesday after he cleared waivers.

Defensemen Peter Harrold and Jay Leach and forwards Stephane Veilleux, Vladimir Zharkov and Tim Sestito also cleared waivers and were assigned to AHL Albany.
Wed, Oct 5, 2011 09:00:00 AM

Matthew Corrente is fully recovered from a shoulder injury he sustained during a fight with Steve Downie on January 14th which ended his season.

"My health is 110 percent. I'm doing great. I can do everything and I'm feeling good about it," Corrente said today. "I wish the season started next week. I feel like I'm ready to go. I've been skating and I feel great". Corrente still has to sign a contract. He was tendered a qualifying offer by the Devils last week. The rugged rearguard has always been a favorite at Rotoworld and we would once again suggest you add him to your sleeper list as a cheap source of penalty minutes.
Sat, Jul 9, 2011 11:34:00 AM

Matthew Corrente was one of nine players to receive a qualifying offer from the Devils on Monday.

Mark Fraser, Jeff Frazee, Maxim Noreau, Nathan Perkovich, Matt Taormina, Alexander Vasyunov, Steve Zalewski and Vladimir Zharkov were also tendered offers.
Source: Fire & Ice
Tue, Jun 28, 2011 08:47:00 AM

Matthew Corrente (right shoulder) isn't ready to begin practicing.

Corrente was initially expected to play after the All-Star break, but there no longer seems to be a timetable for his return. He has been skating for the last three weeks.
Fri, Mar 18, 2011 03:25:00 PM

Matthew Corrente skated for the first time on Monday since injuring his shoulder on January 14th in Tampa Bay.

Corrente has been limited to 22 games this season due to injuries. He has six assists and 44 penalty minutes in the contests he has played.
Tue, Mar 1, 2011 08:03:00 AM

The New Jersey Devils have placed defenseman Matt Corrente (shoulder) on the injured reserve list.

Corrente was injured on Jan. 14 in a fight with Steve Downie. The Devils have had some injuries and illness this week so in order to recall a player, Corrente was placed on the injured list. He is scheduled to return after the All-Star break.He has six assists and 44 penalty minutes in 22 games this season, but he is a minus-five.
Sun, Jan 23, 2011 03:05:00 PM

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