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Corey Potter | Defenseman

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/5/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 206
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Corey Potter will probably get some playing time for the Bruins in their final four games.
He may play one or two games depending on how generously Boston chooses to rest their top players. Potter has played in just one contest with the Bruins since he was acquired off waivers from Edmonton in early March. Apr 8 - 7:45 AM

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Corey Potter made his Boston debut in Tuesday's win over New Jersey.

He was claimed off waivers from Edmonton earlier this month and got to play in his first game since Jan. 27. Potter had one shot and a plus-1 rating in 15:09 of ice time. "I was a little rusty at the start," he said. "But the systems here make it very easy for us on the back end. All and all, for not playing in a while, I think it went pretty well for me." He replaced Matt Bartkowski in the lineup.
Mar 19 - 9:08 AM

Don't look for Corey Potter on the Boston blueline Saturday night against Tampa.

The defenseman, who was claimed from Edmonton off waivers on Wednesday, will likely be a healthy scratch for a second consecutive contest as he acclimates himself to his new team.
Mar 8 - 7:09 AM

The Boston Bruins have claimed Corey Potter off of waivers.

The Bruins needed to add some defensive depth given that they're missing Adam McQuaid (leg) and Dennis Seidenberg (knee). Potter isn't expected to have any fantasy value in Boston.
Mar 5 - 12:08 PM

Corey Potter has been placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.

Potter has some offensive upside, but he hasn't been used much by Edmonton this season. We wouldn't count on him being claimed or being worth owning in standard leagues for the remainder of the 2013-14 campaign.
Mar 4 - 12:11 PM

Corey Potter was a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

Just an FYI as he has no fantasy value.
Jan 30 - 9:07 AM

Corey Potter (groin) returned to action on Tuesday January 21.

Potter had a minus-one rating in 9:46 minutes of ice time. He has three assists in 13 games this season.
Jan 22 - 3:47 AM

Corey Potter (groin) isn't likely to return on Tuesday.

Potter hasn't played since Dec. 27. He has three assists and 21 penalty minutes in 12 games this season.
Jan 14 - 9:40 AM

Corey Potter missed Saturday's contest due to a groin strain.

Potter has three points and 21 penalty minutes in 12 games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 09:43:00 AM

Corey Potter was reinstated from his suspension on Saturday.

Potter got a couple of games for checking Nick Bonino from behind. He was minus-one in a 6-0 loss to the Blues and took a minor in 17:32 minutes of action. He has three assists in 10 NHL games this season with 21 penalty minutes, 15 of which were picked up on the Bonino hit.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 02:33:00 AM

Corey Potter has been suspended for two games for boarding Nick Bonino of the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.

Potter received a major penalty and game misconduct for checking from behind on the play. He will be eligible to return when the Oilers host the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 06:20:00 PM

Corey Potter has a disciplinary hearing scheduled with the NHL Department of Player Safety.

Potter received a five-minute major and a game misconduct for for checking Anaheim's Nick Bonino from behind in Sunday's loss. He will have a hearing over the phone this afternoon.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 02:26:00 PM

Corey Potter (neck) returned to action on Sunday.

Potter missed only one game with the neck injury but was thrown out of the contest at the 5:40 mark of the second period as he cross-checked the Ducks Nick Bonino from behind. Potter picked up 15 minutes including a major for the cross-check and a game misconduct. He could be hearing from the NHL as early as Monday for disciplinary action. Stay tuned.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 01:44:00 AM

Corey Potter missed Thursday's contest due to a neck injury.

Potter has three assists in eight games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 09:44:00 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have called up Corey Potter.

Potter has two assists in six games this season. He averaged just 14:12 minutes in those contests.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 09:07:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1David Krejci
2Patrice Bergeron
3Chris Kelly
4Gregory Campbell
5Alexander Khokhlachev
6Matt Lindblad
7Marc Savard
LW1Milan Lucic
2Brad Marchand
3Carl Soderberg
4Daniel Paille
5Jordan Caron
6Matt Fraser
RW1Jarome Iginla
2Loui Eriksson
3Reilly Smith
4Shawn Thornton
5Justin Florek
D1Zdeno Chara
2Dennis Seidenberg
3Johnny Boychuk
4Matt Bartkowski
5Torey Krug
6Dougie Hamilton
7Andrej Meszaros
8Adam McQuaid
9Kevan Miller
10Corey Potter
G1Tuukka Rask
2Chad Johnson