Edmonton Oilers Press Release
/ Edmonton Oilers
Kevin Prendergast, the Edmonton Oilers Vice President of Hockey Operations announced today that defenceman Taylor Chorney has been added to the roster for the team's upcoming Development Camp, which will be held from June 1st to 8th.
Chorney, the Oilers' second choice (36th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft completed his third season of collegiate hockey with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux in 2007-08. In 43 games with the Fighting Sioux this season, the 6'0", 196 pound native of Hastings, Minnesota finished sixth in team scoring with 24 points, netting three goals and 21 assists in 43 games.
Chorney was named to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association's (WCHA) first all-star team and helped lead North Dakota to the NCAA Frozen Four tournament this season. In three seasons at North Dakota, Chorney has scored 14-59-73 with 126 penalty minutes in 125 games.
With the addition of Chorney to the roster, there will be 27 players at the Oilers Development Camp.