The Chicago Wolves announced Wednesday that defenseman Joe Corvo has been loaned to the team by the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators.
CORVO, who appeared in 23 regular-season games and 18 playoff games for the Wolves during the 2004-05 season, has produced 92 goals and 218 assists in 780 regular-season games since making his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings on Dec. 14, 2002.
The 36-year-old Oak Park native also has played for the Ottawa Senators, Carolina Hurricanes, Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins during his 11-year NHL career. He recorded a career-high 14 goals for Los Angeles in 2005-06 and Carolina in 2008-09 and posted a career-high 48 points (13G, 35A) in 2007-08 while splitting the season between Ottawa and Carolina. He contributed three goals and seven assists in 25 games for Ottawa this season.
During the 2004-05 NHL lockout, Corvo signed with the Wolves on Feb. 23, 2005. He contributed seven goals and seven assists in 23 regular-season games before adding four goals and five assists in 18 playoff games to help the Wolves reach the 2005 Calder Cup Finals.