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Cody McCormick
Cody McCormick
Center
Number: 11
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 224
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 18, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: London, ON, Canada
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Drafted: COL / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (144th overall)
2007-08 SEASON
Skated in 40 games for the Avalanche, recording two goals and two assists with a +5 plus/minus rating…Registered 81 hits, fourth among Avalanche forwards, and 50 penalty minutes…Opened the year with Lake Erie (AHL), where he appeared in 13 games before being recalled by Colorado on Nov. 20…Made his season debut for the Avalanche on Nov. 20 at Calgary, recording a team-high five hits and a fighting major…Appeared in his 100th NHL game on Dec. 1 at Los Angeles…Notched his first goal of the season on Dec. 19 at Anaheim, his first tally since April 9, 2006…Played in 17 straight contests from Nov. 28 to Dec. 31…Sat out two games with a hip injury, Jan. 2-5…Missed 12 games (chest contusion), Feb. 12 to March 6…Suffered the injury on Feb. 9 at Vancouver and was placed on Injured Reserve, Feb. 12…Activated from the IR on March 7 and returned to the ice on March 8 vs. Dallas…Collected six points (2g/4a) and 16 penalty minutes in 13 games with the Lake Erie Monsters. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in four of Colorado’s 10 playoff games…Made his NHL playoff debut in Game One (CSF) at Detroit on April 24…Recorded his first career playoff point (assist) and had a fighting major in Game Two (CSF) at Detroit on April 26.

CAREER
2006-07:
Began the season on the Injured Reserve list (chest), forcing him to miss the first 13 games of the year…Was activated from the IR on Nov. 3…Played in six games for the Avalanche before being reassigned to Albany (AHL) on Dec 7…Spent the rest of the season with the River Rats, where he recorded eight goals and eight assists in 42 games…Appeared in five AHL playoff games, scoring one goal. 2005-06: Opened the year with Lowell of the AHL but ended up spending the final five months of the season with Colorado…Recorded eight points (4g/4a) and 29 penalty minutes in 45 games for the Avalanche…Dressed in 14 of Colorado’s final 15 games and 19 of the last 21…Was first recalled by the Avalanche on Nov. 13…Played in two games and was reassigned to Lowell on Nov. 20…Was recalled again for good on Nov. 23…Collected one goal and six assists in 13 games with the Lowell Lock Monsters. 2004-05: Spent the entire season with Hershey (AHL), recording five goals with six assists in 40 games. 2003-04: One of four rookies to make Colorado’s Opening Night roster…Went on to play in 44 games with the Avalanche and 32 games with Hershey (AHL)…Made his NHL debut Oct. 12 vs. St. Louis…Collected his first NHL point/assist Oct.16 at Minnesota…Recorded 15 penalty minutes (fighting major and a game misconduct) Oct. 23 vs. Edmonton…Had two fighting majors on Oct. 28 vs. Calgary…Tallied his first NHL goal on Nov. 4 vs. Minnesota…Suffered a broken finger Nov. 27 at Calgary…Returned to the ice the very next night and played a season-high 12:55 in ice time at Edmonton…Assigned to Hershey (AHL) on Jan. 8…Recalled Feb. 11…Did not register a point in 10 games during his recall…Reassigned to Hershey on March 5 and spent the rest of the season in the AHL…Signed a professional contract with the Colorado Avalanche on June 3, 2003. 2002-03: Unanimous choice among his teammates to be Belleville’s captain for the 2002-03 season…Named to the OHL First All-Star Team after leading Belleville in goals (36) and penalty minutes (166)…Second on the team in points (69) and third in assists (33)…His 11 points in the playoffs were good for second on the club…Named the OHL’s “Eastern Conference Hardest Worker” by league coaches…Also nominated for “Best Checker” and “Best Body Checker”…Winner of the Bulls’ Nana Chapman Award as the Most Dedicated Player. 2001-02: Improved in all three offensive categories in his third season with the Belleville Bulls, recording 10 goals and 17 assists for 27 points in 63 games…Was fifth on the team with 118 penalty minutes. 2000-01: Notched 23 points and 135 penalty minutes in 66 games with Belleville. 1999-00: Skated in 45 games and nine playoff contests in his first season with the Belleville Bulls.

PERSONAL
Resides in Mount Brydges, Ontario during the offseason…Both of Cody’s parents have roots with native Canadian tribes…His mother is a member of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation in Ontario, while his father is a member of the Batchewana tribe in Sault Ste. Marie…Enjoys fishing and outdoor sports…Lists Twin Streams as his favorite golf course…His favorite player growing up was Cam Neely…If not a hockey player, Cody would like to be a police officer…His first job was working on a farm…Makes special visits to The Children’s Hospital throughout the season…Participates in the Avalanche Player Clinics, as well as the “Team Fit” and “Break the Ice” programs.
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