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Cody McCormick

31-Year-Old Center – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

McCormick returns to Buffalo after a brief stay in Minnesota, and he will return to his role as an agitating checker on the fourth line. The 31-year-old doesn’t contribute much offensively with just 22 goals in 399 career NHL games, but sets an example by playing a relentles...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 215   DOB: 4/18/1983   BORN: London, Ontario   DRAFTED: 5th Rd, #144 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Cody McCormick Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $4.5 million contract with the Sabres in July of 2014.

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McCormick (undisclosed) will be in the lineup Saturday against the Blackhawks, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

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Cody McCormick NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 22 45 4 4 8 1 29 43 9.3 1 0 0 0 0
2006-07 23 6 0 1 1 1 6 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 24 40 2 2 4 5 50 45 4.4 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 25 55 1 11 12 -5 92 66 1.5 0 0 9:36 0 0 0 0:06 115 20
2010-11 27 NHL BUF 81 8 12 20 2 142 104 7.7 1 0 10:57 0 1 1 0:07 108 60
2011-12 28 NHL BUF 50 1 3 4 -7 56 43 2.3 0 0 7:50 0 0 0 0:00 67 11
2012-13 29 NHL BUF 8 0 0 0 -2 10 6 0.0 0 0 6:27 0 0 0 0:00 17 5
2013-14 30 NHL BUF 29 1 4 5 -8 45 20 5.0 0 0 8:29 0 0 0 0:01 60 13
2013-14 30 NHL MIN 14 1 1 2 2 7 6 16.7 0 0 9:47 0 0 0 0:02 16 8
2014-15 31 NHL BUF 6 0 0 0 -4 6 3 0.0 0 0 10:35 0 0 0 0:01 9 5

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Cody McCormick was on the ice for 10:35.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Cody McCormick was on the ice for 0:01 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 6:27 0:00
2013-14 8:29 0:01
2013-14 9:47 0:02
2014-15 10:35 0:01

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Cody McCormick 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Oct 18 BOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 12:13 0:07
Oct 17 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 9:02 0:00
Oct 14 at CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 10:23 0:00
Oct 13 ANH 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 10:32 0:00
Oct 11 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 10:32 0:00
Oct 9 CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 10:46 0:00

Cody McCormick: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McCormick didn't practice Friday morning and his status for Saturday is questionable, reports the Olean Times Herald.

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Head coach Ted Nolan wants McCormick to drop the gloves a little less often, reports WGR550 SportsRadio.

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The Sabres signed McCormick to a three-year, $4.5 million contract Tuesday, the Buffalo News reports.

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McCormick compiled his first points as a member of the Wild on Saturday, notching a goal and an assist in the win over the Penguins.

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McCormick hasn't played the last two games as a healthy scratch, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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McCormick (eye) returned to practice Sunday and is questionable for Monday's game at Phoenix, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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McCormick is questionable for Saturday's game against Phoenix due to a cut near his eye, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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McCormick will be a healthy scratch Monday against Boston, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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McCormick was traded to the Wild along with Matt Moulson in exchange for Torrey Mitchell and two future second-round draft picks, John Vogl of The Buffalo News reports.

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McCormick (finger) will play Tuesday against the Hurricanes, Bill Hoppe of the Times Herald reports.

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McCormick (finger) said Tuesday that he probably won't return until after the Olympic break, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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McCormick (finger) practiced Monday in a non-contact role, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

McCormick was sent down to Rochester after just eight games last season, and went on to post 11 points in 25 AHL games. His role is that of fourth-line energy player who is willing to drop the gloves, but his role became somewhat obsolete with the addition of Steve Ott and the continued presence of Patrick Kaleta. Given his one-way contract, there is still an opportunity for McCormick to start the season with the big club, but his fantasy value is restricted to PIMs, of which he had 42 for Rochester last season.

2012-13

McCormick has carved out a role for himself as a grinder and willing combatant, but experienced concussion issues last season, limiting him to four points in 50 games with 56 penalty minutes. All indications are that he's healthy heading into training camp, but this has to be of concern for a player who needs to drop the gloves occasionally to keep his job. With Steve Ott now in the lineup, as well as Patrick Kaleta, there are only so many PIMs to go around, so it's unlikely that McCormick will be a factor in most fantasy leagues this season.

2010-11

McCormick is an ideal fourth line forward who will benefit from Buffalo's decision to not bring back Adam Mair. He enjoyed the best offensive season of his professional career, earning 29 points (17 G, 12 A) for Portland while also providing a physical presence. McCormick signed a one-year, one-way deal with the Sabres in July, and will slide right into Mair's role on the big club, only with more offense.

2009-10

McCormick saw his most consistent playing time in the NHL last year with Colorado, but it could be in jeopardy with a move to Buffalo. He is one of several physical forwards vying for a spot on the roster and will most likely take a role as a depth player, spending most of his time down with AHL Portland.

2008-09

A strapping, physical utility forward, McCormick is a fringe player on the Avs' roster. Not a skill player, he's usually on the ice when the team needs an enforcer's presence out there. He will be on the team, but will not suit up for every game. He has no fantasy value.

2007-08

McCormick is a lunch-pail kind of player who earns what ever playing time he gets by hard work. There's not a lot of upside in his offensive game, but is a good fourth-liner. McCormick was reassigned to Lake Erie of the American Hockey League in Oct. 2007.

2006-07

McCormick is probably a fourth-line winger. He scored four goals and tallied four assists in 45 games with the Avalanche last season. Don't expect big things from him in 2006-07.

2005-06

Cody is 22 now and it's time for him to step up. Even if he does and makes the team, he'll be a fourth-liner.