Successful teams that make runs in the playoffs and contend for the Stanley Cup every year have many common denominators. One of those commonalities is the ability to roll four lines throughout the season and into a playoff run.
These bottom-six forwards might not get much of the attention, but they are an integral part of the makeup of the team. They know what their job is when...
As a player, Corey Tropp's ignition switch is stuck in the "on" position. His motor is always revving, and that's one of the reasons the Blue Jackets winger's season has gone from waiver wire castoff to impact player on a playoff contending team.
He was acquired by Columbus in late November, from the Buffalo Sabres. To that point, it wasn't the best of times...
A Montreal Canadiens fan in the front row who was banging on the glass was knocked down by a hit on the ice during Thursday night's game against Columbus.It happened in the third period after a faceoff as Canadiens forward Travis Moen took possession of the puck along the boards as it came around the back of the Habs net. Blue Jackets right winger Corey Tropp came across the...
Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Corey Tropp is out indefinitely after breaking his jaw during a fight that sparked a melee in a preseason game at Toronto last weekend.
Coach Ron Rolston said Wednesday that Tropp is expected to miss at least five weeks after having surgery to repair the jaw. Tropp also sustained a concussion.
Tropp's head was bloodied following a fight with Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2013
The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Corey Tropp to a one-year contract.
The Sabres are showing faith in Tropp, their 2007 third-round pick. He was regarded as a candidate to contend for a job in Buffalo last season before sustaining a serious injury to his left knee while playing in AHL Rochester.
Tropp was limited to playing in just six games, in which he had two goals and...
The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Corey Tropp from the minors to fill in for injured center Cody McCormick.
Buffalo's 2007 third-round draft pick rejoins the Sabres a week after making his NHL debut, in which he had a goal and assist in four games. Tropp also has four goals and three assists in 11 games this season with Rochester of the American Hockey League.
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November 16, 2011