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Cory Emmerton | Center

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 191
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Cory Emmerton didn't receive a qualifying offer from the Red Wings.
He spent most of the 2013-14 season with AHL Grand Rapids and signed a one-year deal with the KHL's Sochi Leopards in May. Detroit also didn't retain the rights to forwards Trevor Parkes and Willie Coetzee as well as defensemen Gleason Fournier and Max Nicastro. Jun 30 - 1:35 PM

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Cory Emmerton has reportedly signed with the KHL's Sochinskiye Leopardy.

Emmerton had just two assists in 18 games with Detroit in 2013-14. He excelled in the minors though, scoring 16 goals and 46 points in 53 AHL contests. The 25-year-old still had the potential to establish himself as a regular at the NHL level, but it looks like he's decided to take a different route.
May 23 - 5:36 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have demoted Cory Emmerton.

Emmerton has two assists in 18 games with Detroit this season. The 25-year-old also has 14 goals and 35 points in 43 AHL contests.
Mar 25 - 4:37 PM

Cory Emmerton has been recalled by Detroit.

He will serve a bottom-six role with the Red Wings with Joakim Andersson slated to miss about two weeks with a broken foot. In 11 games with Detroit this season, Emmerton has two assists.
Mar 10 - 5:14 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have summoned Cory Emmerton.

Emmerton has 12 goals and 32 points in 41 AHL games this season. Despite those numbers, he's not expected to have much, if any fantasy value for the remainder of the 2013-14 campaign.
Mar 5 - 11:07 AM

Cory Emmerton has been assigned to the AHL.

He cleared waivers over the weekend and was return to the minors. He had been sidelined with a finger injury. Emmerton has produced two assists in 11 games with the Red Wings this season.
Feb 3 - 10:52 AM

Cory Emmerton suffered a finger injury in Saturday's shootout win over Los Angeles.

He hurt his right pinky finger and is waiting for test results to determine if it is broken.
Source: Mlive
Jan 20 - 3:03 PM

Cory Emmerton has been called up by the Red Wings.

He will dress Thursday night because Joakim Andersson is out with a lower-body injury. Emmerton has skated in nine games with Detroit this season.
Source: Mlive
Jan 16 - 6:23 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have demoted Cory Emmerton.

Emmerton has two assists in nine games with Detroit. The 25-year-old will return to AHL Grand Rapids where he has three goals and 14 points in 18 contests.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 01:08:00 PM

Cory Emmerton has been brought up by Detroit.

Henrik Zetterberg's herniated disc opened up a roster spot for Emmerton to rejoin the Red Wings. He has one assist in four games with Detroit this year and he posted 14 points in 18 AHL matches as a member of the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 09:21:00 AM

Cory Emmerton has been sent down to AHL Grand Rapids.

Emmerton is on a one-way contract, so he'll earn $550,000 regardless of where he plays. He has an assist in four contests this season.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 12:42:00 PM

Cory Emmerton is projected to start the season on the Detroit Red Wings' fourth line.

Emmerton practiced with Mikael Samuelsson and Drew Miller on Tuesday. That's after he was put on waivers, went unclaimed, and then kept on the active roster anyways because Patrick Eaves is injured. "Probably the most eventful, uneventful 36 hours ever," said Emmerton. "To end up here, it seemed like a lot was going on but there was nothing really. It was obviously pretty stressful, but you become stronger as a person and player by going through something like that."
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 04:03:00 PM

Cory Emmerton was ticketed for the minors after he cleared waivers, but he's still with the Red Wings.

The team kept him on the roster after placing Patrick Eaves on long-term injured reserve.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 08:28:00 AM

Despite reports of Cory Emmerton having an inside track on a gig with the Detroit Red Wings, it appears that the team decided to waive him on Sunday.

Emmerton scored five goals and collected eight points in 48 games last season, but he'll begin the 2013-14 campaign in the AHL, unless some other team scoops him up.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 02:38:00 PM

Cory Emmerton seems to have the inside track in the battle for a roster spot with the Detroit Red Wings.

The competition is fierce given that 16 forwards are inked to one-way contracts, not including Tomas Tatar. "I did everything I could this summer to get myself ready," Emmerton said. "I'm not putting any pressure on myself. That's when it becomes more difficult to play. The thing for me is I know how our team plays and how we play our systems. I just get to go out and play." Emmerton had five goals and eight points in 48 games last season.
Sun, Sep 15, 2013 08:56:00 AM

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2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Gustav Nyquist
3Tomas Tatar
4Drew Miller
5Daniel Cleary
6Teemu Pulkkinen
RW1Johan Franzen
2Daniel Alfredsson
3Justin Abdelkader
4Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Dan DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
8Ryan Sproul
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson