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Michael Kostka
Michael Kostka
Defenseman
Number: 41
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov 28, 1985  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Etobicoke, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent on June 30, 2011.

2013-14 Notes:

- Split the season between Tampa Bay and Chicago

Established career-highs in goals (four), points (11), and plus/minus rating (plus-10), and tied a career-high in shots on goal (49)

- Posted a plus or even rating in 24 of 28 games he played

- Tallied his first career NHL goal on Oct. 19 vs. TOR

- Recorded the first multi-point game of his career by tallying two points (one goal, one assist) on Dec. 10 at DAL

- Made his debut with Tampa Bay on Mar. 1 at DAL and registered his first point as a member of the Lightning with an assist on Mar. 2 at COL  

- Led Tampa Bay in plus/minus rating (plus-two), tied for the team lead in assists (two), and tied for fourth on the team in points (two) and blocked shots (four) in the playoffs

- Recorded his first career NHL playoff point with an assist in Game 1 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals vs. MTL on Apr. 16



Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2008) Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, March 25, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Rochester (AHL), August 25, 2010. Traded to Tampa Bay by Florida with Evan Oberg for James Wright and Mike Vernace, December 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 19, 2013. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from Chicago, February 23, 2014. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to lower-body injury vs. Toronto, October 19, 2013 and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2014.
UPCOMING EVENTS

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 11 8 2 1 29 29 17
2 TBL 11 7 3 1 38 29 15
3 PIT 9 6 2 1 36 22 13
4 DET 9 5 2 2 22 19 12
5 OTT 9 5 2 2 26 22 12
6 NYI 10 6 4 0 35 36 12
7 NJD 10 5 3 2 30 34 12
8 BOS 12 6 6 0 32 30 12
9 NYR 9 5 4 0 27 30 10
10 WSH 9 4 3 2 27 23 10
11 PHI 10 4 4 2 32 36 10
12 FLA 8 3 2 3 12 17 9
13 TOR 9 4 4 1 25 25 9
14 CBJ 9 4 5 0 25 30 8
15 BUF 11 2 8 1 13 36 5
16 CAR 8 0 6 2 15 33 2

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Boyes 8 2 2 2 4
J. Jokinen 8 0 4 2 4
B. Pirri 4 3 0 2 3
S. Bergenheim 8 2 1 2 3
D. MacKenzie 8 1 2 0 3
D. Olsen 8 0 3 3 3
J. Huberdeau 8 1 1 0 2
S. Upshall 8 1 1 0 2
E. Gudbranson 8 1 1 3 2
B. Campbell 8 0 2 -1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 0 0 1 .974 0.59
R. Luongo 3 2 2 .926 2.33
 
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