corey-potter-picPERSONAL:

 Born Jan. 5, 1984 • Majoring in human resources • Enjoys golf, snowboarding, dirtbikes and roller hockey • Graduated from Ann Arbor Pioneer High School • Nickname is “Potsy” or “Pots” • Favorite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings • Favorite NHL player: Nicholas Lidstrom • Admires Bobby Orr, since he was a great hockey player and leader who set many records and inspired hockey players all over the U.S. • Son of Gary and Dianne Potter • Says his parents are his biggest hockey influence because “they always push me to succeed and get better” • Drafted by New York Rangers in the fourth round (No. 122 overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

PRIOR TO MSU: 

Spent two years (2000-02) with the U.S. National Under-18 Team • Member of Team USA which captured the Under-18 World Championship in March 2002 • Registered six goals and eight assists for 14 points in 66 games in 2001-02 • Played for the U.S. Under-17 Select Team in 2000 and the U.S. Under-17 Team in 2001 • Won a Gold Medal at the 2000 World Under-17 Challenge in Nova Scotia • Teammate of current Spartan David Booth for one year on the U.S. National Team • Prior to the U.S. National Team, played for Detroit Honeybaked which captured the 1997 and 1999 National Championship.

CAREER REGULAR SEASON STATISTICS

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Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM +/- GP G A Pts PIM
2000-01 USNTDP Under-18 Team NAHL 53 4 4 8 20            
2001-02 USNTDP Under-18 Team NAHL 10 0 3 3 4            
2001-02 U.S. Junior National Team USHL 13 2 2 4 12  
2002-03 Michigan State University CCHA 35 4 4 8 30 10          
2003-04 Michigan State University CCHA 38 0 8 8 63 2          
2004-05 Michigan State University CCHA 32 0 6 6 73            
2005-06 Michigan State University CCHA 45 4 18 22 117            
2006-07 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 43 6 13 19 56 6
2006-07 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 30 2 8 10 21 10 7 1 4 5 12
2007-08 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 80 5 27 32 102 33 5 0 1 1 14
2008-09 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 67 10 22 32 82 3 6 1 3 4 23
2008-09 New York Rangers NHL 5 1 1 2 0 -1
2009-10 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 69 4 24 28 54 17
2009-10 New York Rangers NHL 3 0 0 0 2 0
2010-11 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 75 7 30 37 52 25 12 2 7 9 10
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Edmonton Oilers NHL 62 4 17 21 24 -16
2012-13 Vienna Austria 17 1 3 4 10  
2012-13 Edmonton Oilers NHL 33 3 1 4 6 8
2013-14 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 6 0 1 1 4 -5
2013-14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 16 0 5 5 21 0
2013-14 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Adirondack Flames* AHL 25 0 10 10 18 10          
2014-15 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1          
  NHL Totals   125 8 24 32 53   1 0 0 0 0

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