Taylor Chorney
Taylor Chorney.JPG
Born April 27 1987 (1987-04-27) (age 30),
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
St. Louis Blues
Edmonton Oilers
Ntl. team Flag of the United States United States of America
NHL Draft 36th overall, 2005
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2008–present

Taylor Chorney (born April 27, 1987) is a Candian-born American professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays with the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Chorney was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers with the 36th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He previously played at the University of North Dakota. He also was on Team USA at the 2006 World Junior Championships. Chorney represented the USA again in the 2007 World Juniors, where he was team captain. He made his NHL debut on April 10, 2009 against the Calgary Flames. He recorded his first NHL point in his first game of the 2009-10 season, by assisting one of Zack Stortini's two goals on October 12, 2009 on the road against the Nashville Predators.Taylor Chorney scored his first National Hockey League goal against the Dallas Stars on February 15th, 2011 at Rexall Place.

On October 10, 2011, Chorney was placed on waivers with the purpose of being assigned with the Oklahoma City Barons.[1] On October 11, 2011, Chorney was claimed off of waivers by the St. Louis Blues.

Personal informationEdit

His father, Marc Chorney, played 210 games in the NHL for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 University of North Dakota WCHA 44 3 15 18 54
2006–07 University of North Dakota WCHA 39 8 23 31 48
2007–08 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 3 21 24 24
2008–09 Springfield Falcons AHL 68 5 16 21 22
2008–09 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Springfield Falcons AHL 32 4 9 13 14
2009–10 Edmonton Oilers NHL 42 0 3 3 12
2010–11 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 46 3 13 16 22
2010–11 Edmonton Oilers NHL 12 1 3 4 4
NHL totals 56 1 6 7 16


  1. "Oilers assign Chorney", Edmonton Oilers Press Release, 2011-10-10. Retrieved on 2011-10-10. 

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