|Assets:||Moves the puck well from the back end and is mobile. Also has NHL size for a defenseman, as well as late-blooming overall ability. Can dominate the game at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't display enough game-to-game consistency in the NHL. Makes mistakes with and without the puck. Must also avoid taking bad penalties that really hurt his team.|
|Career Potential:||Puck-moving depth defenseman.|
|12/13/2014||Recalled from the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|10/28/2014||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames for the purpose of being assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|10/28/2014||Missed 10 games (undisclosed).|
|10/09/2014||Undisclosed, injured reserve.|
|10/07/2014||Undisclosed, injured/non-roster list.|
|9/05/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year two-way contract.|
|3/05/2014||Claimed off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|3/04/2014||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|1/21/2014||Missed 11 games (groin).|
|1/02/2014||Groin, injured reserve.|
|12/20/2013||Missed 2 games (suspended by nhl).|
|12/16/2013||Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.|
|12/15/2013||Missed 2 games (neck injury).|
|12/12/2013||Neck injury, day-to-day.|
|12/04/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|12/02/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|11/12/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/31/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/30/2013||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|10/27/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/25/2013||Missed 11 games (back injury).|
|10/25/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Back injury, injured reserve.|
|3/05/2013||Missed 2 games (head injury).|
|3/01/2013||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|10/02/2012||Signed with Vienna Capitals (Austria).|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 3 regular season games (concussion).|
|2/21/2012||Missed 3 games (groin).|
|1/10/2012||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year one-way contract.|
|12/15/2011||Missed 12 games (sprained ankle).|
|11/21/2011||Sprained ankle, injured reserve.|
|11/19/2011||Sprained ankle, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.|
|3/16/2011||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|3/15/2011||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/29/2010||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/16/2010||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|3/03/2010||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|3/01/2010||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|2/14/2010||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|2/13/2010||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|2/11/2010||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|2/09/2010||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|9/19/2009||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|7/14/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Rangers.|
|4/03/2009||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|3/29/2009||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|2/09/2009||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|2/05/2009||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|12/29/2008||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|12/27/2008||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|12/22/2008||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|12/14/2008||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|12/11/2008||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|12/06/2008||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|10/03/2008||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|4/24/2008||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|9/18/2007||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|2/05/2007||Re-assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|10/16/2006||Loaned to Charlotte (ECHL).|
|9/25/2006||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|9/01/2006||Signed by the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).|
|9/05/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
|3/05/2014||Claimed by the Boston Bruins off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|6/22/2003||Drafted by the New York Rangers in the 4th round (122nd overall) in 2003.|
Corey Potter skates on Friday | 05/03/2014 7:56 AM
NewsCorey Potter (arm) skated before practice on Friday.
ImpactPotter suffered an arm injury a week ago when practicing with Daniel Paille. There is no word as to when he will return to action. Potter last saw action in Game 1 of the first round.
Corey Potter misses Wednesday's practice | 04/30/2014 1:38 PM
NewsCorey Potter (arm) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice.
CSN New England
ImpactPotter probably won't be available for the start of the second round. He hasn't played since April 18.
Corey Potter injured in practice Friday | 04/26/2014 8:50 AM
NewsCorey Potter left Friday's practice with an alleged arm injury.
ImpactHe needed assistance to the dressing room due to a right shoulder problem after a tussle with Daniel Paille along the boards. Potter is the Bruins' eighth defenseman but he played in Game 1 of the series against the Red Wings as a number of the Boston blueliners were either sick or injured. Potter likely would not have dressed for Game 6 Saturday night even if he were healthy so his loss has no fantasy ramifications.
Corey Potter made his playoff debut Friday | 04/19/2014 10:10 AM
NewsCorey Potter made his NHL playoff debut on Friday night.
ImpactHe logged nearly 17 minutes of ice time in the match, which included 1:37 of playing time on the penalty kill. Potter recorded four blocked shots and one shot of his own in Boston's 1-0 loss to Detroit. The 30-year-old rearguard has 123 regular season games of NHL experience under his belt and he was "thankful" that a chance to play in the playoffs finally came.
Look for Corey Potter to play this week | 04/08/2014 7:45 AM
NewsCorey Potter will probably get some playing time for the Bruins in their final four games.
ImpactHe may play one or two games depending on how generously Boston chooses to rest their top players. Potter has played in just one contest with the Bruins since he was acquired off waivers from Edmonton in early March.
Corey Potter makes his Bruins debut | 03/19/2014 9:08 AM
NewsCorey Potter made his Boston debut in Tuesday's win over New Jersey.
ImpactHe was claimed off waivers from Edmonton earlier this month and got to play in his first game since Jan. 27. Potter had one shot and a plus-1 rating in 15:09 of ice time. "I was a little rusty at the start," he said. "But the systems here make it very easy for us on the back end. All and all, for not playing in a while, I think it went pretty well for me." He replaced Matt Bartkowski in the lineup.
Potter likely to sit Saturday v Bolts | 03/08/2014 7:09 AM
NewsDon't look for Corey Potter on the Boston blueline Saturday night against Tampa.
ImpactThe defenseman, who was claimed from Edmonton off waivers on Wednesday, will likely be a healthy scratch for a second consecutive contest as he acclimates himself to his new team.
Boston claims Corey Potter off of waivers | 03/05/2014 12:08 PM
NewsThe Boston Bruins have claimed Corey Potter off of waivers.
Ryan Rishaug on Twitter
ImpactThe Bruins needed to add some defensive depth given that they're missing Adam McQuaid (leg) and Dennis Seidenberg (knee). Potter isn't expected to have any fantasy value in Boston.
Edmonton waives Corey Potter | 03/04/2014 12:11 PM
NewsCorey Potter has been placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactPotter has some offensive upside, but he hasn't been used much by Edmonton this season. We wouldn't count on him being claimed or being worth owning in standard leagues for the remainder of the 2013-14 campaign.
Corey Potter a healthy scratch on Wednesday | 01/30/2014 9:07 AM
NewsCorey Potter was a healthy scratch on Wednesday.
ImpactJust an FYI as he has no fantasy value.
| 01/22/2014 3:47 AM
NewsCorey Potter returned to action on Tuesday January 21.
Corey Potter (groin) is doubtful Tuesday | 01/14/2014 9:40 AM
NewsCorey Potter (groin) isn't likely to return on Tuesday.
ImpactPotter hasn't played since Dec. 27. He has three assists and 21 penalty minutes in 12 games this season.
Corey Potter is dealing with a groin injury | 12/29/2013 9:43 AM
NewsCorey Potter missed Saturday's contest due to a groin strain.
ImpactPotter has three points and 21 penalty minutes in 12 games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
| 12/22/2013 2:33 AM
NewsCorey Potter was reinstated from his suspension on Saturday December 21.
NHL suspends Corey Potter for two games | 12/16/2013 6:20 PM
NewsCorey Potter has been suspended for two games for boarding Nick Bonino of the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.
ImpactPotter received a major penalty and game misconduct for checking from behind on the play. He will be eligible to return when the Oilers host the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
Corey Potter faces hearing for hit on Bonino | 12/16/2013 2:26 PM
NewsCorey Potter has a disciplinary hearing scheduled with the NHL Department of Player Safety.
NHL Player Safety on Twitter
ImpactPotter received a five-minute major and a game misconduct for for checking Anaheim's Nick Bonino from behind in Sunday's loss. He will have a hearing over the phone this afternoon.
| 12/16/2013 1:44 AM
NewsCorey Potter returned to action on Sunday December 15.
Corey Potter is dealing with a neck injury | 12/13/2013 9:44 AM
NewsCorey Potter missed Thursday's contest due to a neck injury.
ImpactPotter has three assists in eight games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Edmonton summons Corey Potter | 12/05/2013 9:07 AM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have called up Corey Potter.
ImpactPotter has two assists in six games this season. He averaged just 14:12 minutes in those contests.
C. Potter doesn't play much in season debut | 11/14/2013 9:13 AM
NewsCorey Potter logged just 9:35 minutes in his season debut on Wednesday.
ImpactPotter spent two minutes in the sin bin and blocked a shot. He also has an assist in six AHL games this season.
Oilers call up Corey Potter | 11/13/2013 9:29 AM
NewsEdmonton has promoted Corey Potter.
ImpactPotter was sent to the minors after successfully clearing waivers on Oct. 31. He has an assist in six AHL games in 2013-14.
Edmonton puts Corey Potter on waivers | 10/30/2013 12:44 PM
NewsCorey Potter is on waivers.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactPotter has been dealing with a back injury since training camp, but he played in two AHL games as part of a conditioning stint. He had three goals and four points in 33 games with Edmonton last season.
Corey Potter can begin skating again | 10/20/2013 7:46 AM
NewsCorey Potter (back) has begun skating again after being cleared to do so by the Oilers medicial staff.
ImpactPotter suffered the injury in training camp and has not played this season. He had three goals and four points in 2013 in 33 games.
Corey Potter (back) has been skating | 10/10/2013 3:14 PM
NewsCorey Potter (back) hasn't resumed practices yet, but he's skated for the last three days.
ImpactHe is still recovering from facet-joint problems in his back. "It was like they were sticking a knife in my back when I would do an extension," he said. "Hopefully that's gone away."
Corey Potter (back) will likely miss opener | 09/26/2013 9:41 AM
NewsCorey Potter is dealing with a back injury.
ImpactThat ailment will probably cause Potter to miss the start of the regular season. He had three goals and four points in 33 games in 2013.
Corey Potter a healthy scratch Monday | 04/09/2013 9:16 AM
NewsCorey Potter was a healthy scratch Monday.
ImpactPotter was replaced in the lineup by Mark Fistric. Potter has only a goal and an assist in 25 games this season so his absence from the Oilers lineup should not have affected your fantasy team.
Corey Potter nets his first goal of 2013 | 03/29/2013 9:09 AM
NewsCorey Potter scored his first goal of the season on Thursday.
ImpactPotter has just two points in 20 games. He had some fantasy value last season when he was getting power-play ice time, but the rise of Justin Schultz has cost Potter.
| 03/06/2013 2:27 AM
NewsCorey Potter returned to action on Tuesday March 5.
Corey Potter departs game with head injury | 02/28/2013 11:11 PM
NewsCorey Potter was forced out of Thursday's game against the Stars due to a head injury.
Edmonton Oilers on Twitter
ImpactIt's not evident how the injury was suffered, but the Oilers have confirmed he will not return to the ice in this contest. Monitor his status after the game when more news on his condition is released.
Corey Potter scratched for 2nd straight game | 02/03/2013 10:13 AM
NewsCorey Potter was healthy scratch for Saturday's 3-1 loss to Colorado.
ImpactPotter has been a healthy scratch in two straight games and has yet to record a point in four appearances this season. After putting up 21 points in 62 contests last season there was optimism entering the year, but he's not worth hanging on to if he's not a fixture in the lineup at the moment.
Corey Potter draws back in, Fistric out | 01/28/2013 4:51 PM
NewsCorey Potter will draw back into Edmonton's lineup on Monday night.
ImpactPotter dressed in the Oilers' first two games of the season, but sat for the last two as Mark Fistric played in his place. Now, Fistric will sit again. Potter has no points and a minus-3 rating so far.
|12/16/2014||Cgy||NYR||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|12/14/2014||Cgy||Chi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Penalty Minutes||24||2011-12 (Edm)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2011-12 (Edm)|
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