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Taylor Chorney | Defenseman | #44

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
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 will draw into the lineup tonight against the Nashville Predators.
It'll be his first action since February 15th. The Blue Jackets are resting Zach Werenski, Seth Jones and Ryan Murray at the back and will give some players an opportunity to play in the regular season finale. Apr 7 - 4:35 PM

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Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Boston Bruins.

The 30-year-old has spent a lot of time in the press box with Washington and Columbus this season. He has one goal, three assists and a plus-8 rating in 24 games this season. Scott Harrington, Markus Hannikainen, Lukas Sedlak and Dean Kukan will also serve as scratches in this one.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 19 - 6:56 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch tonight.

With Ryan Murray (undisclosed) sidelined, the Blue Jackets decided to insert Markus Nutivaara in the lineup instead of Chorney. Chorney will be joined in the press box by Scott Harrington and Markus Hannikainen,
Mar 12 - 6:47 PM

Taylor Chorney will not make his debut with Columbus against his former Washington teammates on Monday night.

Chorney was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jackets last week. He has three points, 14 shots and a plus-8 rating in 24 games this season. The Blue Jackets will play new trade acquisition Ian Cole instead.
Feb 26 - 5:58 PM

Columbus has claimed Taylor Chorney off waivers from Washington.

Chorney has a goal and four points in 24 games this season. The Blue Jackets have two injured defensemen in Dean Kukan and Markus Nutivaara while Jack Johnson has requested a trade, so they could use the defensive depth right now.
Feb 21 - 12:18 PM

Taylor Chorney has been placed on waivers by the Washington Capitals.

Chorney is expected to head to the minors if he clears. The 30-year-old rearguard has played in 24 games with Washington this season.
Feb 20 - 2:38 PM

The Washington Capitals will sit Taylor Chorney tonight against the New Jersey Devils.

Chorney has four points in 23 games so far this season and is considered a depth defenseman. He'll sit for the fifth straight game and will be joined as a scratch by Andre Burakovsky.
Jan 18 - 6:44 PM

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

Chorney has just one goal and three assists in 23 games this season. This will be his third consecutive game watching from the press box. Andre Burakovsky (illness) will also miss tonight's game.
Jan 11 - 6:57 PM

The Washington Capitals will scratch Taylor Chorney tonight against the Boston Bruins.

Chorney has only three points in 21 games this season. He will be joined in the press box by Chandler Stephenson.
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 07:15:00 PM

The Washington Capitals will be scratching Taylor Chorney tonight against the Anaheim Ducks.

With Orpik ready to roll tonight, Chorney will be forced to sit. Chorney has three points in 20 games this season.
Sat, Dec 16, 2017 07:41:00 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch on Thursday night as the Washington Capitals visit the Boston Bruins.

The defenseman has one goal and two assists in 20 games so far this season. He will be scratched for the eight consecutive game. He will be joined in the press box by the injured TJ Oshie.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 07:10:00 PM

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

Chorney has one goal and two assists in 20 games this season. It's the seventh game in a row that he'll watch from the press box.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 06:40:00 PM

Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Islanders.

This is his sixth consecutive game watching from the press box. Chorney has one goal and two assists in 20 games this season.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 06:54:00 PM

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

Friday's game will be his fifth straight in the press box. Chorney has one goal, three points and a plus-8 rating in 20 games this season. T.J. Oshie will miss the game because of an upper-body injury.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 06:53:00 PM

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.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 07:51:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Mark Letestu
5Lukas Sedlak
6Alex Broadhurst
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Pierre-Luc Dubois
3Boone Jenner
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Josh Anderson
3Thomas Vanek
4Oliver Bjorkstrand
5Sonny Milano
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Ian Cole
7Taylor Chorney
8Scott Harrington
9Dean Kukan
10Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo
3Jeff Zatkoff