Ice hockey player
550,000 USD (2014)
| March 17, 1988 (age 27)
Mississauga, ON, CAN (1988-03-17) |
New Jersey Devils
30th overall, 2006
New Jersey Devils
38 (Carolina Hurricanes / Defenseman), 10 (Charlotte Checkers / Defenseman), 8 (Albany Devils / Defenseman)
Bryce Salvador, John Hynes, Rick Kowalsky, Eric Staal, Lou Lamoriello
Matt Corrente Wikipedia
Matthew Corrente (born March 17, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. 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.
Corrente's brother David currently plays for the Western Mustangs Men's Hockey team in the OUA.