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Corbyn Tao

Corbyn Tao

Corbyn Tao News:

  • Corbyn Tao Q&A

  • 01/24/2013, 3:00pm CST, By Jack Satzinger
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  • 06/20/2012, 10:17am CDT, By mnswarm.com
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#84 Corbyn Tao

Position Forward
Height 5'10"
Weight 185
College Robert Morris University
Hometown Coquitlam, British Columbia
Summer Team New Westminster Salmonbellies (WLA)
DOB April 9, 1988
Shoots Right
Years Pro 2
Acquired Entry Draft/11

Nickname – Corby…Degree – Business Management (Robert Morris University)…Hobbies– Outdoor activities…Role Model Growing Up – Paul Kariya…Three Words to Describe Yourself – Sneaky Ninja…Favorite Bands – Listen to all kinds of music…Favorite TV Shows – Storage Wars, Dexter, Prison Break…Favorite Movies – Green Mile, The Town, Goodfellas…Favorite Actor – Johnny Depp…Favorite Food – Steak…Who I want to meet – Genghis Khan…Quote/Words to Live By – Winston Churchill quotes are inspiring, “A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.” “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”…Pet Peeve – Messiness…Career Highlight – Winning The Minto Cup in Queens Park.


Made his 2014 debut, picking up an assist at TOR (2/22)...


Saw action in (4) games with Minnesota from 2012-13...2013: Dished out an assist and grabbed a loose ball at ROC (5/4)... scored a goal at TOR (4/28)...2012: Notched a team-high two goals in the West Division Finals vs. EDM (5/12)...Recorded two points (1g, 1a) in the Swarm's first ever playoff win at COL (5/5).


2014: Recorded one assist and one loose ball in one game…Notable Performances: Made his 2014 debut, picking up an assist at TOR (2/22)...2013: Recorded 23 points (6g, 17a) and 49 loose balls in 15 games... 2012: Finished his first campaign in the NLL with 39 points (18g, 21a), 63 loose balls and five forced turnovers...Notable Performances: 2013: Dished out a pair of assists vs COL (4/20)...Recorded two points (1g, 1a) and grabbed three loose balls vs BUF (4/6)...Dished out three assists vs PHI (3/29)...Scored twice vs. EDM (2/24)...dished out two assists at EDM (2/22)...Recorded five points (1g, 4a) and scooped up three loose balls vs CGY (2/16)...Scored first two goals of the season vs TOR (2/8)...Recorded an assist and grabbed four loose balls at TOR (1/25)...Collected one assist and three loose balls in the season opener at BUF (1/12). 2012: Notched five points (1g, 4a) and five loose balls at home vs WAS (4/14)...Tallied 3 points (1g, 2a) and three loose balls at BUF (3/17)...Posted two points (1g, 1a) and two loose balls at CAL (3/3)...Scored two points (1g, 1a) and collected three loose balls at WAS (2/24)...Recorded two assists and two loose balls vs. ROC (2/12)...Notched two points (1g,1a) and three loose balls vs. EDM...Dished out two assists and three loose balls at ROC(2/4)...Notched five points (3g, 2a) and three loose balls during the home opener vs. BUF (1/28)...Recorded two points (1g, 1a), five loose balls and five PIM during his NLL debut at COL (1/14)...2011: Finished his senior season at Robert Morris University and posted 35 points (25g, 10a) in 15 games... Posted 37 points (13g, 24a) in 17 games with the WLA’s New Westminster Salmonbellies...2010: Led the Colonials in goals with a school-record 41...Ranked first in the nation in shooting percentage, scoring on 53.2 percent of his shots at RMU...Appeared in 17 games with the WLA’s New Westminster Salmonbellies...Notched 40 points (17g, 23a)...2009: Tied for first on RMU with 31 goals...Was second on the team for both assists, 14, and points, 45,...2008: Appeared in 15 games at RMU...Finished second in both points, 31, and goals, 19, and third in assists, 12.

Member of the Nishga Tribe in British Columbia.


Selected by Minnesota in the second round (12th overall) of the 2011
NLL Entry Draft (9/21/11).

Regular Season Statistics

2014 Minnesota 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0/1 0.0
2013 Minnesota 15 6 17 23 0 1 38 49 7 2 1/6 16.6
2012 Minnesota 16 18 21 39 3 1 65 63 5 9 0/0 0.0
TOTAL 32 24 39 63 3 2 104 113 12 11 1/7 14.3

Postseason Statistics

2013 Minnesota 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 3 0 5 0/0 0.0
2012 Minnesota 2 3 1 4 1 0 13 4 1 0 0/0 0.0
Total 4 4 2 6 2 0 15 7 1 5 0/0 0.0