|Assets:||Has sound instincts for the game and two-way ability. Can play either center or wing with equal effectiveness. Is a very cerebral player in all three zones.|
|Flaws:||Lacks ideal NHL size, so he must continue to prove he can withstand the constant pounding of the game at the highest level. Isn't a natural goal-scorer.|
|Career Potential:||Depth forward with versatility.|
|6/30/2014||Detroit Red Wings did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|5/23/2014||Signed with the Sochinskiye Leopardy of the KHL.|
|3/25/2014||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|3/10/2014||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|3/06/2014||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|3/05/2014||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|2/20/2014||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|2/19/2014||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|2/02/2014||Missed 6 games (finger injury).|
|2/02/2014||Assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|2/01/2014||Placed on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings.|
|1/22/2014||Finger injury, injured reserve.|
|1/20/2014||Finger injury, day-to-day.|
|1/16/2014||Recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|12/13/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|12/03/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/11/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Detroit Red Wings for the purpose of being assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/10/2012||Signed with SaiPa Lappeenranta (Finland).|
|4/11/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/27/2011||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|1/22/2011||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/03/2010||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/01/2009||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/27/2009||Upper body injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|10/05/2008||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|4/13/2008||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|3/30/2008||Signed by the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|9/25/2007||Returned to his junior team (Kingston-OHL).|
|4/05/2007||Re-assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|4/04/2007||Signed by the Detroit Red Wings to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/18/2006||Assigned to Kingston (OHL).|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round (41st overall) in 2006.|
Report: Cory Emmerton signs with KHL club | 05/23/2014 5:36 PM
NewsCory Emmerton has reportedly signed with the KHL's Sochinskiye Leopardy.
Pro Hockey Talk
ImpactEmmerton had just two assists in 18 games with Detroit in 2013-14. He excelled in the minors though, scoring 16 goals and 46 points in 53 AHL contests. The 25-year-old still had the potential to establish himself as a regular at the NHL level, but it looks like he's decided to take a different route.
Red Wings send Cory Emmerton to the AHL | 03/25/2014 4:37 PM
NewsThe Detroit Red Wings have demoted Cory Emmerton.
RedWings.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactEmmerton has two assists in 18 games with Detroit this season. The 25-year-old also has 14 goals and 35 points in 43 AHL contests.
Wings bring up Cory Emmerton | 03/10/2014 5:14 PM
NewsCory Emmerton has been recalled by Detroit.
ImpactHe will serve a bottom-six role with the Red Wings with Joakim Andersson slated to miss about two weeks with a broken foot. In 11 games with Detroit this season, Emmerton has two assists.
Detroit calls up Cory Emmerton | 03/05/2014 11:07 AM
NewsThe Detroit Red Wings have summoned Cory Emmerton.
RedWings.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactEmmerton has 12 goals and 32 points in 41 AHL games this season. Despite those numbers, he's not expected to have much, if any fantasy value for the remainder of the 2013-14 campaign.
Wings return Cory Emmerton to the minors | 02/03/2014 10:52 AM
NewsCory Emmerton has been assigned to the AHL.
ImpactHe cleared waivers over the weekend and was return to the minors. He had been sidelined with a finger injury. Emmerton has produced two assists in 11 games with the Red Wings this season.
Cory Emmerton injures finger Saturday | 01/20/2014 3:03 PM
NewsCory Emmerton suffered a finger injury in Saturday's shootout win over Los Angeles.
ImpactHe hurt his right pinky finger and is waiting for test results to determine if it is broken.
Detroit recalls Cory Emmerton | 01/16/2014 6:23 PM
NewsCory Emmerton has been called up by the Red Wings.
ImpactHe will dress Thursday night because Joakim Andersson is out with a lower-body injury. Emmerton has skated in nine games with Detroit this season.
Cory Emmerton returns to the AHL | 12/13/2013 1:08 PM
NewsThe Detroit Red Wings have demoted Cory Emmerton.
ImpactEmmerton has two assists in nine games with Detroit. The 25-year-old will return to AHL Grand Rapids where he has three goals and 14 points in 18 contests.
Red Wings recall Cory Emmerton | 12/04/2013 9:21 AM
NewsCory Emmerton has been brought up by Detroit.
ImpactHenrik Zetterberg's herniated disc opened up a roster spot for Emmerton to rejoin the Red Wings. He has one assist in four games with Detroit this year and he posted 14 points in 18 AHL matches as a member of the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Detroit demotes Cory Emmerton | 10/11/2013 12:42 PM
NewsCory Emmerton has been sent down to AHL Grand Rapids.
ImpactEmmerton is on a one-way contract, so he'll earn $550,000 regardless of where he plays. He has an assist in four contests this season.
Emmerton likely to start season on 4th line | 10/01/2013 4:03 PM
NewsCory Emmerton is projected to start the season on the Detroit Red Wings' fourth line.
ImpactEmmerton practiced with Mikael Samuelsson and Drew Miller on Tuesday. That's after he was put on waivers, went unclaimed, and then kept on the active roster anyways because Patrick Eaves is injured. "Probably the most eventful, uneventful 36 hours ever," said Emmerton. "To end up here, it seemed like a lot was going on but there was nothing really. It was obviously pretty stressful, but you become stronger as a person and player by going through something like that."
Cory Emmerton stays after clearing waivers | 10/01/2013 8:28 AM
NewsCory Emmerton was ticketed for the minors after he cleared waivers, but he's still with the Red Wings.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactThe team kept him on the roster after placing Patrick Eaves on long-term injured reserve.
Red Wings waive Cory Emmerton on Sunday | 09/29/2013 2:38 PM
NewsDespite reports of Cory Emmerton having an inside track on a gig with the Detroit Red Wings, it appears that the team decided to waive him on Sunday.
Pro Hockey Talk waiver list
ImpactEmmerton scored five goals and collected eight points in 48 games last season, but he'll begin the 2013-14 campaign in the AHL, unless some other team scoops him up.
Cory Emmerton has edge in roster spot battle | 09/15/2013 8:56 AM
NewsCory Emmerton seems to have the inside track in the battle for a roster spot with the Detroit Red Wings.
ImpactThe competition is fierce given that 16 forwards are inked to one-way contracts, not including Tomas Tatar. "I did everything I could this summer to get myself ready," Emmerton said. "I'm not putting any pressure on myself. That's when it becomes more difficult to play. The thing for me is I know how our team plays and how we play our systems. I just get to go out and play." Emmerton had five goals and eight points in 48 games last season.
Cory Emmerton returns to lineup in Game 1 | 05/15/2013 2:46 PM
NewsCory Emmerton will draw back into Detroit's lineup Wednesday night when they open the second round of the playoffs against Chicago.
ImpactHe suited up in the Red Wings' first six games in Round 1 versus Anaheim, but was a healthy scratch in Game 7. He will replace injured forward Mikael Samuelsson in the lineup and will center the fourth line his return.
Cory Emmerton a healthy scratch for Game 7 | 05/13/2013 7:00 AM
NewsCory Emmerton was a healthy scratch in Game 7 Sunday.
ImpactEmmerton was replaced on the fourth line by Patrick Eaves as he centered Todd Bertuzzi and Mikael Samuelsson Sunday.
Cory Emmerton helps lead Wings over Blues | 02/08/2013 1:25 AM
NewsCory Emmerton picked up a goal and an assist in Detroit's 5-1 win over St. Louis Thursday.
ImpactThe points were his first over 10 games this season. Drew Miller collected two assists in the match, while Jakub Kindl, Damien Brunner and Valterri Filppula also found the back of the net for the Wings.
|Penalty Minutes||14||2011-12 (Det)|
|Plus/Minus||+1||2 times-last: 2011-12 (Det)|
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