Cory Pecker

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Cory Pecker
Cory Pecker - Lausanne Hockey Club vs. HC Viège, 01.04.2010.jpg
Born (1981-03-20) March 20, 1981 (age 36)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Erie Otters
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
Binghamton Senators
Manitoba Moose
San Antonio Rampage
EV Zug
Sheffield Steelers
NHL Draft 166th overall, 1999
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2002–2013

Cory Pecker (born March 20, 1981) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger. He was drafted in the sixth round, 166th overall, by the Calgary Flames in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Born, in Montreal, Quebec, Pecker played five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and Erie Otters. In 2002, Pecker was the Player of the Year in the OHL, despite missing six weeks with a broken arm. At 15 years of age, Pecker was the youngest player to play in the 1997 Maccabiah Games ice hockey tournament.[1]

Pecker made his professional debut with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the American Hockey League (AHL) in the 2002–03 season. He would spend his entire North American professional career in the AHL, including the Binghamton Senators, Manitoba Moose, and San Antonio Rampage; with the exception of two brief stints in the ECHL with the San Diego Gulls and Phoenix RoadRunners.

Pecker moved to Europe and signed with HC Lausanne of the Swiss League in 2007. He spent five seasons in the Swiss League, also playing for EHC Visp and EHC Olten. In 2012, he played seven games for the Sheffield Steelers of the EIHL, before retiring from professional hockey in 2013.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 29 3 4 7 15
1998–99 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 68 25 34 59 24 5 1 2 3 2
1999–00 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 65 33 36 69 38 12 6 8 14 8
2000–01 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 31 24 16 40 37
2000–01 Erie Otters OHL 30 17 22 39 32 15 14 9 23 16
2001–02 Erie Otters OHL 56 53 46 99 108 21 25 17 42 36
2002–03 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 77 20 13 33 66
2003–04 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 54 6 10 16 32
2003–04 Binghamton Senators AHL 14 3 5 8 27 1 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 49 4 8 12 51
2004–05 San Diego Gulls ECHL 3 1 0 1 0
2004–05 Manitoba Moose AHL 12 1 1 2 8 5 1 0 1 4
2005–06 Phoenix Roadrunners ECHL 18 11 12 23 39
2005–06 San Antonio Rampage AHL 3 0 1 1 2
2005–06 Binghamton Senators AHL 24 9 14 23 20
2006–07 Binghamton Senators AHL 78 17 30 47 81
2007–08 Lausanne HC NLB 45 41 55 96 120 10 4 17 21 33
2008–09 Lausanne HC NLB 10 4 7 11 47
2008–09 EHC Visp NLB 25 22 32 54 38 9 10 6 16 20
2009–10 EHC Visp NLB 41 40 61 101 34 15 10 13 23 12
2009–10 EV Zug NLA 1 0 1 1 2
2010–11 EHC Visp NLB 32 15 14 29 61
2010–11 Lausanne HC NLB 4 2 6 8 0 5 0 4 4 4
2011–12 EHC Olten NLB 19 8 17 25 6 1 0 0 0 2
2012–13 Sheffield Steelers EIHL 8 1 9 10 35
AHL totals 311 60 82 142 287 6 1 0 1 4

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bob Wechsler. Day by day in Jewish sports history. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 

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