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Taylor Chorney | Defenseman | #4

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
College: North Dakota
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (36) / EDM
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Taylor Chorney (flu) was able to play on Thursday.
He sat out Wednesday's skate due to the illness and was considered a game-time decision to play against the Islanders. Chorney had a minus-1 rating in 11:56 of ice time in the match. Feb 5 - 2:57 AM

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Taylor Chorney (flu) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.

If Chorney can't play then Aaron Ness will be inserted into the lineup. Chorney has five assists in 39 games this season.
Feb 4 - 11:41 AM

Taylor Chorney (flu) missed the Capitals' Wednesday morning skate.

Chorney couldn't complete Tuesday's game because of the illness. He has five assists in 39 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 3 - 12:03 PM

Taylor Chorney left Tuesday's match with the Panthers due to the flu.

Credit Chorney for trying to stick out the game, but hopefully he hasn't done more harm than good to the rest of the squad. Chorney played just 4:34 before departing.
Feb 2 - 9:45 PM

Taylor Chorney recorded an assist in a 2-1 win versus Ottawa Wednesday night.

Chorney hadn't registered a point since Nov. 21 prior to Wednesday's contest. He has no goals and three assists in 21 games this season.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 11:36:00 AM

Taylor Chorney had an assist in Washington's 3-2 loss against Dallas on Thursday.

It was Chorney's first point in nine games this season. The 28-year-old now has a goal and eight points in 77 contests in 2015-16.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 11:34:00 AM

Taylor Chorney and Chandler Stephenson will be scratched against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.

Truth is, Chorney and Stephenson have not combined for a noteworthy contribution through 13 games. Search elsewhere for depth support.
Source: Katie Brown
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 06:35:00 PM

Coach Trotz has elected not to make any lineup changes for Saturday's tilt with Florida.

That means Taylor Chorney, Chandler Stephenson, and Stanislav Galiev will remain in the press box. Unfortunately, they simply do not possess any potential fantasy value either.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 06:38:00 PM

Taylor Chorney is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Vancouver.

Stanislav Galiev and Michael Latta will also watch from the press box. Chorney has a plus-3 rating in three games with the Caps this season. Galiev has one assist in two games, while Latta has no points in two games.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 10:16:00 PM

Taylor Chorney should make his debut with the Washington Capitals Thursday night.

Chorney made the Washington Capitals out of training camp, but has been a healthy scratch thus far. He's projected to be paired with Dmitry Orlov.
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 01:14:00 PM

Taylor Chorney is in the running to earn the sixth defensive spot for Saturday's game.

Capitals coach Barry Trotz is also consider Dmitry Orlov for that role. If Chorney does get the opportunity then he will play alongside Nate Schmidt.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 04:32:00 PM

Taylor Chorney has signed with Washington on a one-year deal.

He will make $700,000 on a one-way contract. Chorney will probably be a depth blueliner for the Capitals.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 12:24:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned Taylor Chorney to the minors.

Chorney was inserted into the Penguins playoff lineup because of the many injuries they had on defense. The 27-year-old had no points in five playoff games for Pittsburgh. He will help the Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins in their first round series against the Syracuse Crunch.
Sun, Apr 26, 2015 02:36:00 PM

Taylor Chorney will dress in Pittsburgh's playoff opener on Thursday versus the Rangers.

He will be paired with Brian Dumoulin in the match. Both blueliners will be making their NHL playoff debuts after Chorney played seven games during the regular season and Dumoulin appeared in eight.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 05:27:00 PM

Taylor Chorney has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Penguins have been playing with only five healthy defensemen due to cap restraints, but calling up Chorney addresses that issue. Chorney, 27, has 19 points and 42 penalty minutes in 62 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Fri, Apr 3, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Andre Burakovsky
4Jay Beagle
5Mike Richards
6Michael Latta
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Jason Chimera
4Brooks Laich
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer