Corey Millen

Corey Eugene Millen (born March 30, 1964) is an American former professional ice hockey center. In 2020, he was named the head coach of the St. Cloud Norsemen in the North American Hockey League.[1]

Corey Millen
Born (1964-03-30) March 30, 1964 (age 57)
Cloquet, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Center
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
New Jersey Devils
Dallas Stars
Calgary Flames
National team  United States
NHL Draft 57th overall, 1982
New York Rangers
Playing career 1987–2004

CareerEdit

NHLEdit

Millen played for the University of Minnesota after being selected by the New York Rangers in the 1982 NHL Entry draft.

Millen started his National Hockey League career with the Rangers in 1990 where he appeared in four games. He also played for the Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames. He was sent to the Calgary Flames along with Jarome Iginla in the trade which sent Joe Nieuwendyk to the Dallas Stars. He left the NHL after the 1997 season.

EuropeEdit

After playing four years with the University of Minnesota, Millen moved to Europe for the first time, where he played in the Swiss Hockey League A from 1987 to 1989 along with Dale McCourt, wearing the jersey of HC Ambri-Piotta (RS: GP 41 - 36 G - 25 A / playoffs: GP 12 - 12 G - 8 A). At the end of this period he moved back to the U.S. where he started his NHL career with the Rangers.

In 1997 Millen joined the Cologne Sharks of Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga. He played in Cologne until the end of the 2001–02 season. In 2002–03 he moved to Switzerland and joined HC Lugano of the Nationalliga A for one season and spent a second season with Nationalliga B team ECH Visp before retiring from hockey in 2004.

CoachingEdit

In 2011, Millen became the head coach of the Alaska Avalanche in the North American Hockey League (NAHL). He then was head coach of the Minnesota Wilderness in the NAHL from 2013 to 2016.

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 1984–85 [2]
All-WCHA Second Team 1985–86 [2]
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 1985–86 [3]
All-WCHA Second Team 1986–87 [2]
All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 1987 [4]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1980–81 Cloquet High School HSMN
1981–82 Cloquet High School HSMN 18 46 33 79
1982–83 University of Minnesota WCHA 21 14 15 29 18
1984–85 University of Minnesota WCHA 38 28 36 64 60
1985–86 University of Minnesota WCHA 48 41 42 83 64
1986–87 University of Minnesota WCHA 42 36 29 65 62
1987–88 HC Ambrì-Piotta NDA 5 2 4 6 5 6 8 5 13 4
1988–89 HC Ambrì-Piotta NDA 36 32 28 60 119 6 4 3 7 18
1989–90 New York Rangers NHL 4 0 0 0 2
1989–90 Flint Spirits IHL 11 4 5 9 2
1990–91 New York Rangers NHL 4 3 1 4 0 6 1 2 3 0
1990–91 Binghamton Rangers AHL 40 19 37 56 68 6 0 7 7 8
1991–92 New York Rangers NHL 11 1 4 5 10
1991–92 Binghamton Rangers AHL 15 8 7 15 44
1991–92 Los Angeles Kings NHL 46 20 21 41 44 6 0 1 1 6
1992–93 Los Angeles Kings NHL 42 23 16 39 42 23 4 2 6 12
1993–94 New Jersey Devils NHL 78 20 30 50 52 7 1 0 1 2
1994–95 New Jersey Devils NHL 17 2 3 5 8
1994–95 Dallas Stars NHL 28 3 15 18 28 5 1 0 1 2
1995–96 Dallas Stars NHL 13 3 4 7 8
1995–96 Michigan K-Wings IHL 11 8 11 19 14
1995–96 Calgary Flames NHL 31 4 10 14 10
1996–97 Calgary Flames NHL 61 11 15 26 32
1997–98 Kölner Haie DEL 27 15 16 31 46 3 2 1 3 6
1998–99 Kölner Haie DEL 48 26 39 65 153 5 2 2 4 37
1999–2000 Kölner Haie DEL 38 17 32 49 52 10 4 3 7 16
2000–01 Kölner Haie DEL 59 34 28 62 127 3 0 0 0 27
2001–02 Kölner Haie DEL 57 22 24 46 156 13 6 5 11 36
2002–03 HC Lugano NLA 31 10 9 19 53
2002–03 EHC Visp SUI.2 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 335 90 119 209 236 47 5 7 12 22
DEL totals 229 114 139 253 534 34 14 11 25 122

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1982 United States WJC 7 2 4 6 4
1984 United States OG 6 0 0 0 2
1987 United States CC 1 1 0 1 0
1988 United States OG 6 6 5 11 4
1998 United States WC Q 3 3 0 3 4
Senior totals 16 10 5 15 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Millen and Chorske take over reigns in St. Cloud". NAHL. April 2, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  3. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  4. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.

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