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Taylor Chorney | Defenseman | #4

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 193
College: North Dakota
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (36) / EDM
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Taylor Chorney is expected to draw back into the Capitals' lineup on Thursday.
Chorney was a healthy scratch on Tuesday, but Washington has to alter its defensive pairings because Christian Djoos is out with an upper-body injury. Chorney has a goal and three points in 14 games this season. Nov 16 - 7:51 AM

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Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch for the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

Chorney was expected to be scratched on Tuesday. He, along with Aaron Ness and Nathan Walker, will sit out Tuesday night's game as healthy scratches.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 14 - 8:02 PM

Taylor Chorney is expected to be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

That will allow Christian Djoos to draw into the lineup. Chorney has no points and a plus-two rating in three games this season.
Oct 11 - 2:26 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Chorney played in just 18 games during the regular season and he piled up one goal and four assists. He hasn't played in a playoff game in 2017. Paul Carey and Chandler Stephenson will also watch from the press box.
Apr 27 - 7:22 PM

Taylor Chorney and Paul Carey are projected to be scratched for Game 6 against Toronto on Sunday.

The oft-scratched Chorney hasn't played yet in the postseason, after dressing for 18 games in the regular season. Carey saw just six games of action himself, but has been relegated to little more than a Black Ace for Washington.
Apr 23 - 6:10 PM

Taylor Chorney, Paul Carey and Chandler Stephenson are projected to be scratched for Game 5 against Toronto on Friday.

Unfortunately, none of these three game seen any action in the postseason thus far. Chorney led the bunch during the regular season with five points in 18 games.
Source: Katie Brown
Apr 21 - 6:15 PM

Taylor Chorney will sit out Game 4 against the Toronto Maple Leafs

The oft-scratched Chorney hasn't played yet in the postseason, after dressing for 18 games in the regular season. Paul Carey will join him in the press box.
Apr 19 - 7:05 PM

Taylor Chorney will serve as a healthy scratch in Game 3 against Toronto on Monday night.

Karl Alzner (upper body) is out of the lineup, but the Capitals have opted to replace him with Nate Schmidt. Chorney had one goal and four assists in 18 games during the regular season. He still hasn't suited up in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Paul Carey will also watch the game from the press box.
Apr 17 - 6:41 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch when the Capitals host the New York Rangers

The defenseman has dressed in 19 games (1-4-5) for the Capitals this season, and hasn't dressed since February 25. Joining Chorney in the press box will be left winger Paul Carey.
Apr 5 - 8:27 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

Chorney's served as the extra defenseman for most of the season. This is the eighth consecutive game that he'll watch from the press box. Washington's pairings will look like this: Karl Alzner-John Carlson, Dmitry Orlov-Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik-Nate Schmidt.
Mar 14 - 6:43 PM

Taylor Chorney will be scratched against the Ducks on Sunday.

Through 17 games this season he has a goal and five points with 11 PIMs plus 27 hits and blocks.
Source: Dan Arritt
Mar 12 - 6:52 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers.

With Kevin Shattenkirk coming into the fold, there's even less room for Chorney. He has one goal and four assists in 17 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 28 - 7:12 PM

Taylor Chorney will suit up on Wednesday night versus Philadelphia.

He hasn't been in the lineup since Jan. 26, but his stay in the press box will finally end Wednesday. Nate Schmidt will be scratched instead.
Feb 22 - 3:31 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against Carolina.

Chorney has played in just 14 games this season. He has one goal, three points in a plus-5 rating. He's not on the fantasy radar. This is his fifth straight game in the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 7 - 7:01 PM

Taylor Chorney will continue to ride the pine on Sunday against the Kings.

Not much is new here for the oft-scratched defender. Chorney has posted just three points with 22 hits and blocks in 13 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 5 - 12:10 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Jakub Vrana
4Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Anthony Peluso
6Devante Smith-Pelly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Taylor Chorney
6Christian Djoos
7Madison Bowey
8Aaron Ness
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer