Taylor Chorney

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Taylor Chorney
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Born April 27, 1987 (1987-04-27) (age 27)
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Pittsburgh Penguins
Edmonton Oilers
St. Louis Blues
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 36th overall, 2005
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2008–present

Taylor Chorney (born April 27, 1987) is a Canadian-born American professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues.

He was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers with the 36th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He previously played at the University of North Dakota. He also was on Team USA at the 2006 World Junior Championships. Chorney represented the USA again in the 2007 World Juniors, where he was team captain. He made his NHL debut on April 10, 2009 against the Calgary Flames. He recorded his first NHL point in his first game of the 2009-10 season, by assisting one of Zack Stortini's two goals on October 12, 2009 on the road against the Nashville Predators.

His father, Marc, played 210 games in the NHL for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angeles Kings.

On July 1, 2014, Chorney signed one-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.[1]

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