Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
Official Website of the Washington Capitals
Buy Now Watch CRL Single Game Tickets
News

Capitals Acquire Defenseman Joe Corvo from Carolina

Washington sends Brian Pothier, Oskar Osala and second-round pick in 2011 to Hurricanes

Wednesday, 03.03.2010 / 4:07 PM / News
X
Share with your Friends


Capitals Acquire Defenseman Joe Corvo from Carolina
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Joe Corvo from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Brian Pothier, forward Oskar Osala and a second-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Corvo (KORE-voh), 32, is in his eighth NHL season and his third with Carolina. The 6’0”, 204-pound native of Oak Park, Ill., has four goals, eight assists and only 12 penalty minutes in 34 games for the Hurricanes this year. Corvo was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth round with the 83rd overall pick in the 1997 NHL Draft. He has played in 468 career NHL games with Los Angeles, Ottawa and Carolina and has recorded 66 goals and 146 assists.

Corvo previously played for Washington coach Bruce Boudreau when both were with the AHL’s Lowell Lock Monsters (2000-01) and the Manchester Monarchs (2001-03). He had 31 goals and 78 assists in 183 games under Boudreau.

Pothier (POH-thee-uhr), 32, is a 10-year pro who has spent the last four seasons with the Capitals. The New Bedford., Mass., native had four goals and seven assists in 41 games with the Capitals this season.

Osala (OH-sah-lah), 22, was Washington’s fourth-round selection, 97th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He has spent most of the past two seasons with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, appearing in two games for the Capitals last season. He has 15 goals and 14 assists in 53 games for the Bears this season.

Joe Corvo
Position: Defenseman
Birthday: June 20, 1977 (Oak Park, Ill.)
Height: 6’0’’ Weight: 204 Shoots: Right
Acquired: From Carolina in exchange for Brian Pothier, Oskar Osala and Washington’s second-round draft pick in the 2011 NHL Draft.

CAREER STATISTICS
Regular Season Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW S GP G A Pts PIM
1995-96 Western Michigan CCHA 41 5 25 30 38 - - - - - - - - - -
1996-97 Western Michigan CCHA 32 12 21 33 85 - - - - - - - - - -
1996-97 United States WJC 6 1 1 2 0 - - - - - - - - - -
1997-98 Western Michigan CCHA 32 5 12 17 93 - - - - - - - - - -
1998-99 Springfield AHL 50 5 15 20 32 - - - - - - - - - -
1998-99 Hampton Roads ECHL 5 0 0 0 15 - - - - - 4 0 1 1 0
2000-01 Lowell AHL 77 10 23 33 31 - - - - - 4 3 1 4 0
2001-02 Manchester AHL 80 13 37 50 30 6 7 0 1 - 5 0 5 5 0
2002-03 Los Angeles NHL 50 5 7 12 14 2 2 0 0 84 3 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Manchester AHL 26 8 18 26 8 7 4 0 0 82 - - - - -
2002-03 United States WC 6 0 1 1 2 - - - - - - - - - -
2003-04 Los Angeles NHL 72 8 17 25 36 7 0 0 3 150 - - - - -
2004-05 Chicago AHL 23 7 7 14 14 7 3 1 1 - 18 4 5 9 12
2005-06 Los Angeles NHL 81 14 26 40 38 16 7 0 3 190 - - - - -
2005-06 United States WC 7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - - - -
2006-07 Ottawa NHL 76 8 29 37 42 8 3 0 2 160 20 2 7 9 6
2007-08 Ottawa NHL 51 6 21 27 18 13 1 0 1 111 - - - - -
2007-08 Carolina NHL 23 7 14 21 8 4 5 0 2 56 - - - - -
2008-09 Carolina NHL 81 14 24 38 18 -1 8 1 6 213 18 2 5 7 4
2009-10 Carolina NHL 34 4 8 12 10 -6 4 0 0 76 - - - - -

NHL Totals
468 66 146 212 184 43 30 1 17 1040 38 4 12 16 10
Poll Header