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Taylor Chorney | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
College: North Dakota

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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. Nov 20 - 11:34 AM

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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
Nov 7 - 6:35 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.
Oct 31 - 6:38 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.
Oct 22 - 10:16 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.
Oct 15 - 1:14 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.
Oct 8 - 4:32 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.
Jul 1 - 12:24 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.
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

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Andre Burakovsky
4Jay Beagle
5Chris Brown
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