Cory Conacher

LW / Vancouver Canucks / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

Fantasy Points by Week

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    • Former Senator Conacher Heads To Switzerland

      News: Cory Conacher signed a contract Thursday with SC Bern of the Swiss Elite League, David Pagnotta of reports.
      Analysis: After flaming out with a number of NHL clubs over the last two seasons, Cory Conacher will now try to recoup some value over in Europe. Conacher is still just 25 years old, so the door is hardly closed for a return to the NHL down the road.
    • Canucks Let Go Of Conacher

      News: Cory Conacher wasn't extended a qualifying offer by the Canucks on Monday and will become an unrestricted free agent, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports.
      Analysis: The fall continues for Cory Conacher, who just two years ago fetched star goalie Ben Bishop as a trade return. Since arriving in Ottawa in that April 2013 deal, Conacher has bounced around four organizations and finished out last season at AHL Utica, where he tallied seven goals and 16 points in 20 games. He's still just 25 years old, but is likely bound for the minors to start the 2015-16 campaign.
    • Canucks Acquire Conacher

      News: The Canucks acquired Cory Conacher from the Islanders on Monday in exchange for Dustin Jeffrey, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.
      Analysis: Vancouver will mark the fifth organization Cory Conacher has been a part of in the last two years. Conacher, who has recorded three points in 15 NHL games this season, provides the Canucks with some added depth up front, but it's more likely he'll report to their AHL affiliate in Utica.
    • Isles' Conacher Assigned To Minors

      News: Cory Conacher cleared waivers Saturday and has been loaned to AHL Bridgeport.
      Analysis: Once a promising prospect for the Lightning, Cory Conacher has fallen on hard times while spending the last two seasons with the Senators, Sabres, and Islanders, tallying 29 points in 94 games. An extended stay in the minors might be exactly what he needs at this time to get his career back on track.
    • Isles Waive Conacher

      News: Cory Conacher was waived by the Islanders on Friday.
      Analysis: Given the chance to claim a top-line role for the Islanders early in the season, Cory Conacher squandered the opportunity before soon becoming a routine healthy scratch. He ended up appearing in 15 games, producing just three points. He'll likely head to AHL Bridgeport once he passes through waivers.
    • Isles' Conacher: Healthy Scratch Thursday

      News: Cory Conacher will be a healthy scratch Thursday against the Kings, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
      Analysis: After starting the season on the Isles' top line, Cory Conacher has seen his stock tumble considerably in the last couple of weeks. He was recently dropped to bottom-six duty and will now be headed to the press box for the first time this season. It remains to be seen whether he'll become a regular healthy scratch for the Islanders, but Conacher doesn't seem to be on the cusp of gaining much value any time soon.
    • Isles' Conacher Shakes Off Injury, Gets Big PIM

      News: Cory Conacher's outing against the Sharks on Saturday came to a premature end, after he finished the game in the penalty box when he was assessed a 10-minute misconduct.
      Analysis: It initially looked like an injury might result in an early exit for Cory Conacher, as he was forced to the locker room temporarily in third period upon taking an elbow to the head from Jason Demers. He quickly returned and was charged with the penalty thereafter, resulting in him seeing less than 10 minutes of action on the night. Conacher has been averaging 14:25 of ice time over 11 games this season, but that number figures to fall in subsequent contests, with the Isles deciding to replace him on the top line with Brock Nelson.
    • Isles' Conacher Tallies Assist In Win

      News: Cory Conacher collected an assist in Saturday's 7-5 win over the Stars.
      Analysis: Cory Conacher was able to win a spot on the top line with John Tavares and Kyle Okposo, but that favorable position has yet to bear fruit for the former Ottawa Senator. He's mustered only two points and 15 shots on goal in eight games, putting him at risk of getting moved to the Isles' bottom-six ranks.
    • Conacher Impressing Islanders

      News: Cory Conacher has impressed the Islanders with his play so far this preseason, according to Newsday.
      Analysis: Cory Conacher had a goal and assist Tuesday versus Boston while playing on the top line with John Tavares and Kyle Okposo. While he is unlikely to stay on that line if he makes the team, it looks like he has done enough to at warrant consideration to break camp with the team.
    • Islanders Sign Conacher

      News: The Islanders have signed Cory Conacher to a one-year, $600,000 deal, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.
      Analysis: Though he's now with his fourth team since the start of the 2012-13 season, Cory Conacher has displayed some offensive spark at times at the NHL level since then, thus making his progress with the Isles worth tracking.
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