As a teenager, Corey worked loading mattresses onto trucks at a local bedding warehouse.
Corey was a member of Canada’s bronze medal-winning team at the 2002 Under 17 World Championships. Also that year he helped Canada win gold at the Eight Nations Cup in Slovakia. He had five goals and five assists in that tournament.
Corey was the first London Knight to reach the 100-point plateau since Jason Allison in 1994.
Corey won the Stafford Smythe Trophy as MVP of the 2005 OHL Playoffs. Previous winners have included Brad Richards, Scott Niedermayer and Dale Hawerchuk.
Corey wore number 61 briefly for the Ducks. He now wears number 10.
In 2008, Corey scored a goal 16 seconds into a game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Anaheim. It was the fastest goal ever scored by a Duck in a home game.
Corey was suspended for four games in 2008–09 for elbowing Claude Giroux of the New York Islanders.
Corey replaced Paul Stastny of the Colorado Avalanche in the 2008 NHL All-Star Game.
From September 2009 to May 2010, Corey played in more than 100 games—despite the fact Anaheim failed to make the playoffs.
Ryan was the only Duck to play all 82 games in 2009–10.
Corey assisted on Teemu Sleanne’s 600th career goal in 2010.
Corey scored his first NHL hat trick against the Minnesota Wild in December of 2010. In the same game, he received a gash that required five stitches to close.
On Corey’s day with the Stanley Cup, he took it to Peterborough Arena and signed autographs for fans.
Corey is an excellent golfer. He has his own charity tournament in London, Ontario.
Corey won the Celebrity Division of a Nationwide Tour golf tournament in 2010 and drove home a new Ford Fiesta.
Corey’s skate of choice is the Bauer Vapor X60.
The Ducks signed Corey to a five-year, $26 million contract extension after the 2007–08 season.