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Taylor Chorney | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 189
College: North Dakota

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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. Jul 1 - 12:24 PM

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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.
Apr 26 - 2:36 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.
Apr 16 - 5:27 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.
Apr 3 - 11:30 AM

Taylor Chorney has been sent back down to the minors.

He didn't play during his latest stint in the NHL, but has played in two games with Pittsburgh this season.
Jan 14 - 3:50 PM

Taylor Chorney has been summoned by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Chorney has two goals and nine points in 34 AHL games in 2014-15. At the age of 27, he has seven points in 63 career NHL contests.
Jan 13 - 11:26 AM

Pittsburgh has assigned Taylor Chorney to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

Chorney suited up for the big club on Monday and Tuesday. He saw limited action and finished with a minus-1 rating.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 06:31:00 PM

Taylor Chorney will be scratched against the Panthers on Saturday.

The 27 year old Chorney has only seven points in 67 games in the NHL.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 06:42:00 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Taylor Chorney from the AHL.

Chorney was sent to the minors before the start of the season but was recalled and was a healthy scratch for the opener before being sent down again. The 27-year-old had two goals and six points with a plus-15 rating in 25 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL this season. He will have no fantasy value in the NHL.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Pittsburgh sent Taylor Chorney to the minors.

Chorney was recalled ahead of the Penguins' season opener, but he was a healthy scratch in that contest. He had five goals and 25 points in 69 contests last season.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 11:24:00 AM

Taylor Chorney has been promoted by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

It wouldn't surprise us if Chorney spends the Penguins' opener in the press box. He has no fantasy value in standard leagues.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 08:58:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have placed defenseman Taylor Chorney on waivers.

Just an FYI as Chorney has not played in the NHL since April, 2013.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 10:19:00 AM

Taylor Chorney as one of seven players placed on waivers by St. Louis Thursday.

The Blues also put Alexandre Bolduc, Patrick Cannone, Christian Hanson, Mark Mancari, Tyler Shattock on waivers with the intention of assigning them to the minors if they clear.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 04:05:00 PM

St. Louis Blues sign Taylor Chorney to one-year, two-way contract.

Chorney played the entire season with Peoria of the AHL before being promoted briefly at the end of the regular season. The former second-round pick of the Oilers scored four goals and 24 points to go along with 37 penalty minutes in 73 games.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 06:15:00 PM

Taylor Chorney has been promoted by St. Louis.

Chorney has four goals and 24 points in 73 games this season. The 26-year-old has played in 61 career NHL contests.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 06:29:00 PM

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D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
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4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
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