Cory Stillman

  • Position Forward
  • DOB December 20, 1973

Cory Stillman, born on December 20, 1973, in Peterborough, Ontario, is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player with a distinguished career in the National Hockey League (NHL). Drafted sixth overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, Stillman began his journey in the league as a skilled forward with a knack for scoring and playmaking.

Stillman played for several NHL teams throughout his career, showcasing his offensive talents and versatility. His early years included stints with the Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was with the Lightning that Stillman achieved a career highlight, winning the Stanley Cup in 2004 and contributing significantly to the team’s success in the playoffs with his scoring touch.

Known for his smooth skating, hockey intelligence, and ability to perform in clutch moments, Stillman continued to be a valuable asset to various teams. In 2006, he played a crucial role in the Carolina Hurricanes’ Stanley Cup victory, marking his second championship in a storied career. His leadership and offensive contributions were once again on display as he helped guide the Hurricanes to glory.

Over his career, Stillman surpassed the 1,000-point milestone, demonstrating his longevity and consistency as a point producer. His offensive prowess extended to his playmaking abilities, and he became known for his vision on the ice and ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

In addition to his success in the NHL, Stillman represented Canada on the international stage, winning gold at the 1994 IIHF World Championship and participating in the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Stillman’s career continued with the Ottawa Senators, Florida Panthers, and the Carolina Hurricanes in his second stint with the team. He retired from professional hockey in 2011, leaving behind a legacy as a skilled forward with a remarkable ability to contribute in critical moments and bring success to the teams he played for.

Post-retirement, Cory Stillman transitioned to a coaching career, contributing his knowledge and experience to the development of young hockey players. His legacy endures as a player whose skill, leadership, and championship pedigree left an indelible mark on the NHL and the teams he represented throughout his illustrious career.

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