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Corey Potter | Defenseman | #21

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (32) / 1/5/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 204
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 3 (122) / NYR
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Corey Potter has been assigned to the minors.
He got to make his season debut on Saturday because the Predators rested Shea Weber and Roman Josi prior to the start of the playoffs. Apr 11 - 5:27 PM

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The Predators have recalled Corey Potter from Milwaukee of the AHL in time for Saturday night's game against Dallas.

He will sub in for the resting Nashville defenders (Shea Weber and Roman Josi) against the Stars and will likely be returned to the AHL after the contest.
Apr 9 - 12:27 PM

Corey Potter has been acquired by Nashville in exchange for future considerations.

Potter has picked up 17 points in 52 games in the minors this season.
Feb 29 - 6:21 PM

The Arizona Coyotes placed defenseman Corey Potter on waivers.

It's been quite the transaction-heavy few days for Potter. First, he was cut from his PTO by the Coyotes. Next, he was signed to a one-year, two-way contract. Finally, there's this waiver situation. It may all be "red tape," yet it's remarkable how fringe players such as Potter get tossed around.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 02:28:00 PM

Corey Potter has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes.

Potter has eight goals and 32 points in 129 career NHL games. He's been assigned to AHL Springfield. Potter is not a bad depth defenseman for the Coyotes' organization, but we wouldn't count on him to be more than that.
Fri, Oct 2, 2015 06:38:00 PM

Corey Potter has been released from his professional tryout with the Arizona Coyotes.

Potter had no points in six games with the Calgary Flames last season. He's a veteran of 129 contests.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 06:46:00 PM

Arizona has invited Corey Potter to training camp on a professional tryout.

Potter suited up in six regular season game with Calgary last season and made two appearances in the playoffs. He has just 129 games of NHL experience over the past seven campaigns.
Thu, Sep 10, 2015 12:42:00 PM

The Calgary Flames are making a slight tweak to their defense on Saturday as Corey Potter slots in to replace Raphael Diaz.

Potter was a healthy scratch for 15 straight games. Neither player is a big difference-maker so JFYI.
Sat, Apr 4, 2015 12:53:00 PM

Corey Potter is expected to be a healthy scratch once again Monday night versus Colorado.

Potter has been purely a backup in case of an emergency this season having played in just two games all year. The 31-year-old journeyman has never carried any fantasy value in his career and may not see another game at the NHL level for the remainder of the season. He has eight goals and 32 points with a minus 11 rating in 125 career games.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Mar 23, 2015 08:25:00 PM

Corey Potter and Emile Poirier will be scratched against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.

Unfortunately, neither Potter nor Poirier play enough nor produce enough when they are on the ice to warrant any fantasy attention.
Thu, Mar 19, 2015 08:07:00 PM

Corey Potter and Emile Poirier will be scratched against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

Over his first five NHL games, Poirier has produced a point, a block and six hits. Which is more than what can be said for Potter during his two games of action this season. Neither has much of any fantasy value.
Source: Paul Harris
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 07:04:00 PM

Corey Potter, Michael Ferland and Matt Stajan will be scratched in Thursday's game against Boston.

Stajan has rejoined the team after being with his wife for the birth of their child, but he won't suit up tonight. Potter had dressed in two straight games (his first two of the season) but and Ferland will also watch tonight's game from the press box.
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 06:57:00 PM

Corey Potter has made his season debut on Friday night against the New York Islanders in place of Captain Mark Giordano.

It's Potter's first NHL game since April 18th, 2014 while with Boston versus Detroit where he skated 22 shifts for 16:57 of ice time. The 2003 fourth round selection has just 32 points and 53 PIMs in 123 career NHL games.
Fri, Feb 27, 2015 07:14:00 PM

Corey Potter, Brandon Bollig and David Wolf will all be healthy scratches in Monday's game against Boston.

Potter, 31, was recalled from Adirondack on February 4th but he has yet to play a game for the Flames this season. This trio of players won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015 09:06:00 PM

Calgary Flames defenseman Corey Potter is expected to be a scratch against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

He hasn't played a game at the NHL level in 2014-15. In 25 games with the AHL's Adirondack Flames, Potter has 10 assists, 18 PIM and a +10 rating.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Feb 6, 2015 08:11:00 PM

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