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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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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

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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

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
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 08:02:00 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.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 02:26:00 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.
Thu, Apr 27, 2017 07:22:00 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.
Sun, Apr 23, 2017 06:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Lukas Sedlak
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Boone Jenner
3Pierre-Luc Dubois
4Jussi Jokinen
5Matt Calvert
6Nathan Gerbe
7Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Oliver Bjorkstrand
3Josh Anderson
4Zac Dalpe
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Taylor Chorney
6Ryan Murray
7Scott Harrington
8Dean Kukan
9Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo