February 23, 1985 |
West Bloomfield, Michigan, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)|
Los Angeles Kings
Undrafted, Elkins attended Keith Elementary school in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Elkins played collegiate hockey with Ohio State University of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association before signing an entry-level contract and appearing in 3 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL)
On July 9, 2012, Elkins signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks. During the 2012–13 season, Elkins was assigned to Ducks affiliates. On January 5, 2013, Elkins was granted a mutual release of his contract and returned to Europe in signing for the remainder of the year in Finland with HIFK of the SM-liiga.
Elkins played 5 seasons in the Liiga with HIFK, before concluding his tenure in Finland after the 2016–17 season. As a free agent, Elkins opted to return to North America, agreeing to a one-year AHL contract with the Grand Rapids Griffins on May 2, 2017. In his return to the AHL in the 2017–18 season, Elkins did not miss a game with the Griffins, contributing with 9 goals and 20 points in 76 games.
After a first-round exit in the post-season, Elkins left Grand Rapids as a free agent, agreeing to continue his career in Germany on a one-year contract with Grizzlys Wolfsburg of the DEL on May 14, 2018.
|2003–04||St. Louis Heartland Eagles||USHL||57||12||17||29||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Sioux City Musketeers||USHL||58||19||23||42||27||13||4||1||5||8|
|2005–06||Ohio State Buckeyes||CCHA||9||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Ohio State Buckeyes||CCHA||26||7||7||14||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Ohio State Buckeyes||CCHA||25||2||3||5||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Ohio State Buckeyes||CCHA||42||18||23||41||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||3||1||0||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Fort Wayne Komets||ECHL||4||3||3||6||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||76||9||11||20||26||5||0||1||1||0|
- "Ducks sign center Elkins to one-year contract". Anaheim Ducks. 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
- "Corey Elkins To HIFK (Finnish)" (in Finnish). HIFK. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
- "Griffins sign Elkins". Grand Rapids Griffins. 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2017-05-02.
- "Grizzlys sign center Corey Elkins". Grizzlys Wolfsburg. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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