Cory Pecker
Born (1981-03-20)March 20, 1981,
Montreal, QC, CAN
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NLB team
F. teams
EHC Olten
Binghamton Senators
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
Manitoba Moose
San Antonio Rampage
Lausanne HC
NHL Draft 166th overall, 1999
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2002–present

Cory Pecker (born March 20, 1981, in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He is currently playing with EHC Olten of the National League B. Pecker is Jewish.[1][2]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

He was drafted in the sixth round, 166th overall, by the Calgary Flames in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

In 2002, he was the Player of the Year in the Ontario Hockey League, despite missing six weeks with a broken arm.[1] After playing five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and Erie Otters, Pecker made his professional debut with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the American Hockey League in the 2002–03 season. He had spent his entire North American professional career to date in the AHL, with the exception of two brief stints in the ECHL with the San Diego Gulls and Phoenix RoadRunners. He signed with HC Lausanne of the Swiss League in 2007.

On October 18, 2011, Pecker signed with EC VSV in Austria.[3] On November 12, Pecker left EC VSV and signed with EHC Olten in Switzerland.[4]

Maccabiah Games[edit | edit source]

At 15 years of age, Pecker was the youngest player to play in the 1997 Maccabiah Games ice hockey tournament.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bob Wechsler. Day by day in Jewish sports history. Retrieved on October 18, 2011. 
  2. "Jews in pro hockey await NHL contract talks", The Canadian Jewish News, October 24, 2003. Retrieved on October 18, 2011. 
  3. "Cory Pecker zum EC REKORD-Fenster VSV", October 18, 2011. Retrieved on October 18, 2011. 
  4. "Der EHC Olten hat den 30-jährigen Stürmer Cory Pecker zum Probetraining eingeladen.", 12 November 2011. Retrieved on 12 November 2011. 

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