Daniel Corso

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Daniel Corso
Corso Daniel Ilves 2013 1.jpg
Born (1978-04-03) April 3, 1978 (age 39)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
BXL team
Former teams
Yunost Minsk
St. Louis Blues
Atlanta Thrashers
Kassel Huskies
Frankfurt Lions
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Kärpät
Timrå IK
Dinamo Minsk
Ilves Tampere
NHL Draft 169th overall, 1996
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1998–present

Daniel Corso (born April 3, 1978) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for Yunost Minsk in the Belarusian Extraliga (BXL).[1]

Playing career[edit]

Corso, born in Montreal, Quebec and raised in Saint-Hubert, Quebec, was drafted 169th overall by the St. Louis Blues. He made his NHL debut with the Blues in the 2000–01 season, and later played for the Atlanta Thrashers. Corso played 77 regular season games in the National Hockey League, scoring 14 goals with 11 assists for 25 points and collecting 20 penalty minutes. He also spent two seasons in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga, playing for the Kassel Huskies and the Frankfurt Lions.

On August 14, 2008, Corso signed a one-year contract with Finnish SM-liiga team Kärpät for the 2008–09 season.[2]

During his second season with Timrå IK in 2010–11, Corso was released from his contract and transferred to Belarusian KHL club, HC Dinamo Minsk on December 31, 2010.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 65 27 26 53 6 4 2 5 7 2
1995–96 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 65 49 65 114 77 12 6 7 13 4
1996–97 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 54 51 68 119 50
1997–98 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 35 24 51 75 20 3 1 1 2 2
1998–99 Worcester IceCats AHL 63 14 14 28 26
1999–00 Worcester IceCats AHL 71 21 34 55 19 9 2 3 5 10
2000–01 Worcester IceCats AHL 52 19 37 56 47
2000–01 St. Louis Blues NHL 28 10 3 13 14 12 0 1 1 0
2001–02 St. Louis Blues NHL 41 4 7 11 6 2 0 0 0 0
2002–03 St. Louis Blues NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Worcester IceCats AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Binghamton Senators AHL 32 7 11 18 16
2003–04 Chicago Wolves AHL 29 8 18 26 15 10 1 5 6 0
2003–04 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 7 0 1 1 0
2004–05 Kassel Huskies DEL 45 8 30 38 32
2005–06 Frankfurt Lions DEL 29 11 17 28 57
2006–07 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 6 2 4 6 4
2006–07 Springfield Falcons AHL 58 13 33 46 35
2007–08 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod RSL 22 2 5 7 18
2007–08 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 35 7 18 25 12
2008–09 Kärpät SM-l 41 22 30 52 45 13 2 5 7 16
2009–10 Timrå IK SEL 49 16 28 44 68 1 0 1 1 2
2010–11 Timrå IK SEL 18 7 7 14 41
2010–11 Dinamo Minsk KHL 13 3 5 8 6 7 2 3 5 12
2011–12 Dinamo Minsk KHL 50 15 12 27 64
2012–13 Dinamo Minsk KHL 4 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Lausanne HC NLB 9 7 8 15 36 20 11 14 25 82
2013–14 Ilves Liiga 23 6 5 11 48
2013–14 LeKi Mestis 7 2 1 3 2
2013–14 EHC Olten NLB 1 0 0 0 27
2014–15 Yunost Minsk BXL 9 2 2 4 10 12 1 13 14 52
2015–16 Yunost Minsk BXL 28 12 15 27 111 8 2 2 4 10
NHL totals 77 14 11 25 20 14 0 1 1 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1998 Canada WJC 8th 7 0 3 3 4
Junior totals 7 0 3 3 4

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
QMJHL
Michel Briere Trophy 1997
CHL Second All-Star Team 1997

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Corso extends tenure in Minsk" (in Russian). Yunost Minsk. 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2016-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Oulun Kärpät announces Corso signing" (in Finnish). 2008-08-14. Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  3. ^ "Dinamo announce signing of Canadian Daniel Corso" (in Russian). HC Dinamo Minsk. 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 

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