March 17, 1988 |
Mississauga, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
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 an unrestricted free agent. 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.During the 2014–15 season, on March 2, 2015, Corrente was loaned by the Lightning to the San Antonio Rampage. In return, the Syracuse Crunch received Ryan Martindale from the Florida Panthers.
As an un-signed free agent over the following summers, Corrente accepted a try-out contract to attend the Grand Rapids Griffins training camp and pre-season on September 28, 2015. Corrente failed to feature in a regular season game with the Griffins before he was released from his try-out on October 17, 2015.
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||10||1||4||5||43||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Canes agree to terms with Flood, Corrente". Carolina Hurricanes. 2013-07-10. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
- "Lightning sign defenseman Matt Corrente". Tampa Bay Lightning. 2014-07-05. Retrieved 2014-07-05.
- "Syracuse Crunch's Matt Corrente assigned to San Antonio; Ryan Martindale comes in return". Syracuse Crunch. 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2015-03-03.
- "Blueline swap". Grand Rapids Griffins. 2015-10-17. Retrieved 2015-10-17.
- "David Corrente player profile". eliteprospects.com. 2013-04-05. Retrieved 2013-04-05.
- 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
|Awards and achievements|
|New Jersey Devils first round draft pick
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