Corey Schwab
Position Goalie
Catches Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams New Jersey Devils
Tampa Bay Lightning
Vancouver Canucks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born November 4 1970 (1970-11-04) (age 49),
North Battleford, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 200th overall, 1990
New Jersey Devils
Pro Career 1995 – 2004

Corey Schwab (born November 4, 1970 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey goalie. He was drafted 200th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He made his NHL debut in the 1995–1996 season for the New Jersey Devils. In 1996, he was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played for Tampa Bay until he was claimed in the 1999 NHL Expansion Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers. However, he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks before he could play with Atlanta. He played only six games with Vancouver before being sent to the minors. In 2001, he was signed as a free agent with the Toronto Maple Leafs and he played the 2001–02 season behind Curtis Joseph. In 2002, he signed as a free agent with the New Jersey Devils. Corey Schwab appeared in 14 regular season games for the Devils between 2002 and 2004 and in 2 games in the 2003 playoffs. His name was engraved on the Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2003.

During the 2003–04 NHL season, Schwab missed 55 regular season games due to injury, including the Devils' final 38 games, and it was due to such injuries that he officially retired from the NHL on August 12, 2005. Schwab's final game was played on January 17th, 2004 where he posted a 2–1 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals. Schwab finished his career having played in 147 regular season NHL games amassing 43 wins, 63 losses and 13 ties with a goals against average of 2.89, a save percentage of .896, and 6 shutouts. Schwab only appeared in 40 minutes of postseason action over 3 games with the Maple Leafs and Devils stopping all 13 shots he faced. He is a winner of the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy and the Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award.

He is currently the goaltending development coach for the San Jose Sharks.

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