Philippe Cornet

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Philippe Cornet
Philippe Cornet.jpg
Born (1990-03-28) March 28, 1990 (age 26)
Val-Senneville, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
Liiga team
Former teams
HPK
Edmonton Oilers
Stavanger Oilers
NHL Draft 133rd overall, 2008
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2010–present

Philippe Cornet (born March 28, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for HPK of the Finnish Liiga. Cornet was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the fifth round (133rd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Cornet played major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Rimouski Oceanic and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.

On May 4, 2010, the Edmonton Oilers signed Cornet to a three-year entry-level contract.[1]

During the 2011–12 season, Cornet made his NHL debut on January 31, 2012, skating for the Oilers in a 3-2 home game win over the Colorado Avalanche. On just his second shift, he earned an assist on a Jordan Eberle goal.[2]

On August 7, 2013, Cornet was signed as a free agent to a one-year AHL contract with the San Antonio Rampage.[3] He attended NHL affiliate, the Florida Panthers training camp before returning to the Rampage to start the 2013–14 season. After only 4 games with the Rampage, Cornet was reassigned to the ECHL's Cincinnati Cyclones. On November 22, 2013, He returned to the AHL after the Rampage traded Cornet to the Charlotte Checkers in exchange for Adam Brace.

On August 18, 2014, Cornet agreed to a one-year AHL contract as a free agent with the Hershey Bears.[4]

On October 4, 2015, after going un-signed over the summer in North America, he signed as a free agent with Norwegian club, the Stavanger Oilers of the GET-ligaen.[5] Cornet scored 23 goals and assisted on 22 others in 50 games en route to winning the Norwegian national championship.

On April 30, 2016, he signed a contract with HPK of the Finnish top-flight Liiga.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Rimouski Oceanic QMJHL 46 7 14 21 8
2007–08 Rimouski Oceanic QMJHL 61 23 26 49 24 9 3 3 6 6
2008–09 Rimouski Oceanic QMJHL 63 29 48 77 34 13 4 11 15 14
2009–10 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 65 28 49 77 32 11 5 6 11 6
2010–11 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 60 7 16 23 8
2011–12 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 67 24 13 37 26 14 2 5 7 2
2011–12 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Stockton Thunder ECHL 18 9 14 23 2
2012–13 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 46 15 18 33 18 17 2 7 9 0
2013–14 San Antonio Rampage AHL 4 0 1 1 0
2013–14 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 3 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 58 13 15 28 16
2014–15 Hershey Bears AHL 55 9 13 22 17 5 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Stavanger Oilers GET 33 17 17 34 78 17 6 5 11 16
NHL totals 2 0 1 1 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
World U-17 Hockey Challenge Gold Medal with Team Quebec 2006 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornet signs NHL Entry Level contract". Edmonton Oilers. 2010-05-04. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Oilers post 3-2 victory over Avalanche". The Sports Network. 2012-01-31. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Rampage sign former AHL All-Star Philippe Cornet". San Antonio Rampage. 2013-08-07. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Bears agree to terms with forward Philippe Cornet". Hershey Bears. 2014-08-18. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  5. ^ "Philippe Cornet klar for Oilers". Stavanger Oilers. 2015-10-04. Retrieved 2015-10-04. 
  6. ^ "HPK julkisti kauden 2016-17 joukkueensa". liiga.fi. Retrieved 2016-05-01. 
  7. ^ "Hockey Awards & Achievements - U17 WHC Gold Medal". Eliteprospects.com. 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 

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