Cory Emmerton (born June 1, 1988 in St. Thomas, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently under contract by the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. He was drafted by the Red Wings in the second round, 41st overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He played 2 games in the 2010,2011 season for Detroit and finished the season with their farm team, the Grand Rapids Griffins. Emmerton was able to secure a spot in the 2011-2012 lineup, having played all of his games with the Wings so far this season. Emmerton grew up playing minor hockey for his hometown St. Thomas Travellers of the OMHA and the Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs of the Pavilion AAA league in Ontario. The Kingston Frontenacs selected Emmerton with their 5th round, 89th overall pick in the 2004 OHL Priority Selection from the Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs. He made the team out of training camp, and in his rookie season, he scored 17 goals and added 21 assists in 58 games, finishing 6th in team scoring. In 2005,2006, Emmerton led the Frontenacs in scoring with 90 points in 66 games, helping the team make the playoff for the first time since he joined the club. In the playoffs, Emmerton would only be held to two
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