College standout Cory Conacher has been getting people's attention during the Tampa Bay Lightning's rookie and primary training camps so far. (image courtesy Tampa Bay Lightning)
- He was born December 14, 1989 in Burlington, Ontario.
- When he was eight years old, Conacher was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes, a chronic condition that requires him to monitor his glucose levels and take insulin daily.
- Played with the Burlington Cougars of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League in 2006-07, where he tallied 62 points in 48 games, including eight games of three points or more.
- Named to the OPJHL West Rookie All-Star Team and earned Rookie of the Year and Most Promising Player honors from Burlington.
- He majored in finance at Canisius College.
- Named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic Team in each of his first two seasons.
- Named the 2009-10 Atlantic Hockey Player of the Year.
- Nominated for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award, annually presented to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association men's ice hockey player.
- Named to the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award All-America First Team as a senior.
- He made his professional debut with Rochester of the American Hockey League on March 25, 2011.
- Signed a one-year contract with the Norfolk Admirals (Tampa Bay Lightning minor league affiliate) on July 5th, 2011