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BUFFALO SABRES VS OTTAWA SENATORS IN EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
Ottawa Senators defenseman Joe Corvo warms up before game three in the Eastern Conference finals of the Stanley Cup at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa on May 14, 2007. Corvo scored the winning goal during the second overtime period of game two in Buffalo on May 12. (UPI Photo/Grace Chiu)
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Joseph Corvo (born June 20, 1977) is an American professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. Corvo was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.

In one of Corvo's first major ice hockey appearances, he participated in the 1997 World Junior Championships in Switzerland. Despite placing second to Canada in the medal round, he was named the top defenseman of the tournament. He then played for three seasons at Western Michigan University, from 1995 to 1998, where he was a teammate of future NHL player Jamal Mayers.

He was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 1997 NHL entry draft. On July 1, 2006, Corvo signed as a four-year, unrestricted free agent contract with the Ottawa Senators worth $10.5 million. On October 26, 2006, he broke a Senators record for points for a defenseman in a game with one goal and four assists against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was named the game's first star. On February 11, 2008, the Senators traded Corvo along with Patrick Eaves to the Carolina Hurricanes for Mike Commodore and Cory Stillman. His departure from the Senators has stirred some controversy in Ottawa in the similar vein of Chris Pronger when Pronger demanded a trade from Edmonton.

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