POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHPLACE: Peterborough, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: CGY: 1992-6 overall
* LAST GAME: Earned an assist on Cole's goal and was (+1) in 23:01 of ice time at WSH (2/8)br>* Through games of 2/7, was ranked tied for 27th in goals (29), tied for fourth in game-winning goals (6) and tied for 11th in power-play goals (10)
* HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 169 gp, 47-102-149, 70 pim
Goals: 3 (11/5 vs. WSH)br>Assists: 2 (five times)br>Points: 4 (11/5 vs. WSH)br>Penalty minutes: 2 (six times)br>Shots: 7 (twice)br>Time on Ice: 25:28 (11/21 vs. PHI)br>Hits: 5 (1/18 vs. EDM)br>Blocked Shots: 2 (twice)br>Plus/Minus: +2 (twice)br>
OFF THE RADAR:
* Cory's son, Riley, is a member of the Junior Hurricanes AAA Squirt Team, one of the four team-sponsored (Squirt, Peewee, Bantam, Midget) AAA teams that will be the first Raleigh-based squads to compete on that level this season. Peter Laviolette, Jr., son of Hurricanes Head Coach Peter Laviolette, and Matthew Forslund , son of Hurricanes television play-by-play announcer John Forslund, are also on that team.
|Draft: Calgary 1992 (1-6-1)
Acquired: Aug. 2, 2005, Signed as a free agent.
First NHL Game: Feb. 6, 1995 in a 5-4 Calgary loss vs. Winnipeg
First NHL Point: Feb. 6, 1995 in a 5-4 Calgary loss vs. Winnipeg (assist)
First NHL Goal: Oct. 7, 1995 in a 3-3 Calgary tie at Tampa Bay
Most Goals, Game: 3 - 3 times (Last: Jan. 5, 2002 in a 5-2 St. Louis win vs. Dallas)
Most Assists, Game: 3 - 14 times (Last: Dec. 22, 2006 in a 5-1 Carolina win vs. NY Islanders)
Most Points, Game: 4 - 5 times (Last: Jan. 4, 2006 in a 4-3 Carolina win vs. Atlanta)
Most Penalty Minutes, Game: 15 - Nov. 11, 1995 in a 4-0 Calgary loss vs. Montreal
Shootout Statistics: Three attempts, one goal (33%), one game-deciding goal
Personal: Cory and his wife Mara have three children, Riley (9), Madison (7) and Chase (4)... They have a dog named Cane and spend their summers in Peterborough, Ont… Cory’s father-in-law, Bud Stefanski, played 12 years of professional hockey... His biggest hockey influences were his mom and dad... His hero was Wayne Gretzky and his favorite team growing up was Toronto... He was also involved in baseball and water skiing growing up... Cory is involved with the Jimmy V Foundation… His favorite movie is Gladiator, favorite TV show is Prison Break and favorite band is The Tragically Hip... His favorite food is pasta... He says either Kevin Costner or Bruce Willis would play him in a movie about his life… His favorite vacation spot is Anguilla and he enjoys reading the magazine Cottage Life… Cory enjoys boating in the off-season and says his plans for life after hockey include “coaching my kids”… His favorite athlete outside of hockey is Tiger Woods and his guilty pleasure is ice cream… His favorite road arena is Joe Louis Arena and favorite road city is Chicago… His favorite team to play against is Detroit… His favorite place to go in the Triangle is Mura Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar.
Longest assist streak: 2 games (12/11-12/15: 0g, 3a; 12/22-12/23: 0g, 4a; 1/6-1/9: 0g, 4a; 3/22-3/24: 1g, 2a)
Longest point streak: 3 games (12/22-12/26: 1g, 4a; 1/6-1/11: 1g, 4a)
Multi-assist games: 6 (last: 4/1 at FLA: 0g, 2a)
Multi-point games: 7 (last: 4/1 at FLA: 0g, 2a)
Career: Is in his 13th NHL season and third with the Hurricanes... Signed a three-year contract with Carolina on Aug. 2, 2005... Was named an Alternate Captain for the Hurricanes prior to the 2005-06 regular season
1990-1993: Recorded 271 points (85g, 186a) and 145 penalty minutes in 178 games played in the Ontario Hockey League... Was second in scoring on the Windsor Spitfires during the 1990-91 and 1991-92 campaigns... Went to the Memorial Cup final with the Peterborough Petes in 1993
1994-95: Split time between Calgary and Saint John (AHL)... Skated in 10 NHL contests, recording 2 assists... Played in his first NHL game vs. WPG (2/6)
1995-96: Played in his first full NHL season, recording 35 points (16g, 19a) and 41 penalty minutes in 74 games... Scored his 1st NHL shorthanded goal on DET (10/17)... Played in his first NHL postseason and recorded two points (1g, 1a) in two games
1996-97: Recorded 26 points (6g, 20a) and 14 penalty minutes in 58 games with Calgary... Played in his 100th NHL game vs. STL (11/9)... Registered a six-game assist streak and recorded two multi-point games
1997-98: Recorded 49 points (27g, 22a) and 40 penalty minutes in 72 games with Calgary... Was tied for first on the Flames in goals with (27)... Finished first among Calgary skaters in power-play goals (9) and second in points (49)... Registered his first career hat trick at DET (10/12)... Notched 12 multiple-point games... Played in his 200th NHL game vs. NYI (3/20)... Missed six games due to injury
1998-99: Registered a career- high 57 points (27g, 30a) and 38 penalty minutes in 76 games played... Led Calgary in points (57), power-play goals (9), shorthanded goals (3) and game-winning goals (5)... Recorded 14 multi-point games
1999-00: Recorded 21 points (12g, 9a)... Missed the majority of the season due to a shoulder injury... Registered five multiple-point games... Posted a five-game goal-scoring streak and a five-game point-scoring streak, recording six points (5g, 1a)... Scored three game-winning goals... Recorded his 100th NHL assist vs. NSH (11/3)
2000-01: Was traded from Calgary to St. Louis on March 13, 2001, in exchange for Craig Conroy... Registered seven points (3g, 4a) and six penalty minutes, appearing in 12 games with St. Louis... Played his 400th NHL game vs. DET (3/28)... Registered a career-high eight points (3g, 5a) in 15 postseason games... Recorded 45 points (21g, 24a) in 66 games with Calgary... Recorded his 100th NHL goal vs. TOR (12/16)... Recorded his 200th NHL point vs. FLA (11/10)
2001-02: Finished sixth in scoring on St. Louis with 46 points (23g, 23a) in 80 games... Recorded 31 (17g, 14a) of his 46 points at even strength... Ranked seventh on STL with 14 power-play points (6g, 8a)... Scored four game-winning goals, tying for third on St. Louis... Tallied his third career hat trick vs. DAL (1/5), marking the second four-point game of his NHL career... Posted a plus or even rating in 62 of his 80 contests, registering a plus-8 rating overall
2002-03: Finished fourth on St. Louis with 24 goals and 43 assists... Was tied for third on St. Louis in points... Recorded his 300th NHL point vs. CBJ (11/7)... Skated in his 500th NHL game at Edmonton (11/15)... Tallied his 150th career NHL goal vs. CHI (1/2)... Notched 48 (18g, 30a) of his 67 points at even strength... Posted a six-game points streak from Oct. 17-Nov. 2 registering nine points (4g, 5a)... Posted a five-game points streak from 11/27-12/5, collecting eight points (4g, 4a) in the span... Posted a 4-game points streak from Jan. 11-Jan. 16 (2g, 2a)... Recorded 41 (14g, 27a) of his 67 points on home ice... Was plus or even in 60 of 79 contests, posting a plus-12 rating... Appeared in six playoff games with St. Louis, ranking sixth on the team with four points... Registered second career playoff game-winning goal on the power play in Game 1 at VAN (4/10)... Scored his second goal of the playoffs on the power play in Game 5 at VAN (4/18)
2003-04: Recorded 80 points (25g, 55a) in 81 games with Tampa Bay, hitting the 80-point mark for the first time... He set new career highs in games played, assists, points, plus/minus (+18), power-play goals (11), game-winning goals (6), and time on ice (19:31 per game)... Finished with the team lead in power-play goals, second in assists and points, tied for second in game-winning goals and was third among forwards in ice time... Hit the 50-assist mark on the season with one helper vs. NJ (3/25)... Recorded his 24th goal of the season vs. BUF (3/18) for his 70th point of the season... Earned an assist, setting a new career high for points in a season at CAR (3/10)... Clinched his fourth consecutive 20-goal season with a goal vs. ATL (2/25)... Had three points (1g, 2a) for his sixth three-point game of the season vs. PHI (2/17)... Had three assists at NSH (2/5) to reach 400 points for his career... Had three assists in the first period vs. CAR (1/15), tying the Lightning record for most assists in a period... Had two assists and skated in his 600th NHL game vs. PHI (1/3)... Recorded his 200th and 201st career assists vs. PIT (11/8)... Registered his fourth career three-assist game and his third career four-point game vs. PIT (11/8)... Scored two power-play goals and had an assist in his first game with Tampa Bay vs. BOS (10/10)... Finished the playoffs with seven points (2g, 5a) in 21 games as he captured his first career Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay... Set career bests for plus/minus, penalty minutes and shorthanded goals, and tied career bests for goals and shots in the playoffs... Scored the first goal of the game, his second of the playoffs, in Game 3 at PHI (5/13)... Had two assists, his third and fourth points of the playoffs in Game 1 vs. PHI (5/8)... Scored his first career postseason shorthanded goal, the first goal of the game, in Game 3 at MTL (4/27)... Recorded his first point of the playoffs with an assist in Game 2 vs. MTL (4/25)
2004-05: Did not play.
2005-06: Was tied for first on the team in assists with 55, matching his career-high... Was tied for second on the team in points (76) and was seventh on the team in goals (21)... The Hurricanes were 36-7-5 when Stillman registered a point... Had 27 points (6g, 20a) in his final 28 games played after returning from a torso injury... Had points in 37 of his last 51 games played... Scored a goal and added an assist, matching his previous career-high for assists in a season (55) at TB (4/15)... Scored his 20th goal of the season vs. TB (4/14), sealing his fifth consecutive 20-goal season... Earned his 300th NHL assist with his first of three helpers at WSH (4/5)... Scored his 200th career goal and had two assists at PIT (3/4)... Returned to the Hurricanes’ lineup after missing eight games with a torso injury and had two assists at BOS (2/5)... Had his career-long 11-game point streak (12/15-1/7: 7g, 12a) snapped against Detroit (1/10)... The streak eclipsed his previous career-high streak of eight games, established from Feb. 26-March 16, 1999... Scored a power-play goal at NYI (1/7) to extend his point streak to 11 games and tie his career high goal streak (5 games)... Scored twice and earned two assists for his second four-point night of the season and was named first star vs. ATL (1/4)... Had four-point game at PIT (10/29) with a goal and three assists... Earned a pair of assists vs. WSH (10/12) for his first multi-point game with Carolina... Scored his first goal with Carolina and scored the shootout game-winner vs. PIT (10/7)... Made his Hurricanes debut at TB (10/5)... Games missed due to injury: 10 (foot: 11/25; torso: 1/19-2/3; lower body: 4/8).. Completed his sixth NHL playoff season and first with Carolina, capturing his second Stanley Cup... Became the sixth player in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup in consecutive seasons with two different teams... Had at least one point in 21 of the 25 playoff games and 14 of the last 15 games (5/14-6/19: 6g, 13a)... Ranked second in the league in playoff scoring with 26 points, tied for fourth in playoff goals (9) and second in playoff assists (17)... Among all NHL players in the 2006 postseason, ranked tied for fifth in power-play goals (4), tied for fourth in power-play assists (7), tied for second in power-play points (11), tied for third in game-winning goals (3), tied for second in shots (75) and tied for fourth in plus/minus (+12)... Matched the franchise record for most points in one playoff series with 10 points in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. BUF... Set the franchise record for longest assist streak (5 games) from May 26-June 5... Earned the primary assist on Frank Kaberle’s game-winning goal in Game 7 vs. EDM (6/19)... Scored a power-play goal and assisted on Recchi’s game-winning goal in Game 4 at EDM (6/12)... Beat Miller with a power-play goal for the overtime game-winner and earned an assist in Game 5 vs. BUF (5/28)... Scored a pair of goals in Game 3 at BUF (5/24)... Netted the game-winning goal in Game 5 vs. NJ (5/14)... It was the second consecutive series in which Stillman earned the series-clinching game-winner... Beat Huet with a slapshot from just inside the blue line at 1:19 of overtime to give the Hurricanes a series-clinching victory in Game 6 at MTL (5/2)... Assisted on Staal’s overtime game-winner in Game 3 at MTL (4/26)... Scored his first playoff goal with the Hurricanes, an extra-attacker goal at 18:30 of the third period, in Game 2 vs. MTL (4/24)... Made his Hurricanes playoff debut vs. MTL (4/22).