March 17, 1988 |
Mississauga, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|Tampa Bay Lightning
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
New Jersey Devils
|NHL Draft||30th overall, 2006
New Jersey Devils
Matthew Corrente (born March 17, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing within the Tampa Bay Lightning organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). Corrente was born in Mississauga, Ontario, but grew up in Etobicoke, Ontario.
In 2004, He was drafted into the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) by the Saginaw Spirit, 2nd overall. During the 2006–07 OHL season, he was traded to the Mississauga IceDogs. He was drafted 30th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. In 2007 the 2007 Future Watch published by The Hockey News ranked Corrente as the top defenceman in the New Jersey Devils system at the time, and third overall after forward Nicklas Bergfors and goalie Jeff Frazee.
Corrente was called up to the New Jersey Devils on October 14, 2010.
On July 10, 2013, Corrente left the Devils organization as a free agent and signed a one-year two-way contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. In the 2013–14 season, Corrente was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. He featured in a career high 72 games posting 2 goals and 11 points as the Checkers failed to make the playoffs.
On July 5, 2014, Corrente signed a one-year, two-way contract as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
|2009–10||New Jersey Devils||NHL||12||0||0||0||24||2||0||0||0||2|
|2010–11||New Jersey Devils||NHL||22||0||6||6||44||—||—||—||—||—|
- Matt Corrente's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Matt Corrente's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Matt Corrente's profile on Hockey's Future
|New Jersey Devils first round draft pick
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