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Ales Kotalik
Ales Kotalik
Right Wing
Number: 21
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 225
Shoots: Right
Born: 23 Dec 1978
Birthplace: Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic
Acquired: Obtained from Buffalo in exchange for a 2nd round draft choice in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft on March 4, 2009. Buffalo's sixth-round choice (164th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft..
Drafted: BUF / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (164th overall)
2010-11: Sustained an injury in EDM pre-season game on Oct.1... Played his first game back after injury (missed 26 games) on Dec.3 playing 8:30 and registering 5 hits... Scored his first goal of the season (game winner) against his former team (BUF) on Dec.27... Scored the game winning goal on Jan.14 at OTT... Scored his third goal on Jan.17... Assigned to Abbotsford on Jan. 27... Recalled from Abbotsford on Mar.15... Picked up a goal and an assist in his first game back on Mar.17... Reassigned to Abbotsford on Mar. 31
 
 


Last Game: Apr. 11/09 @ Calgary (0-0-0, 0 PIM, -1, 16:41)br>Career Oilers Stats: 19 GP 7-4-11 6 PIM
Career NHL Stats: 445 GP 121-130-251 273 PIM
Shootout: 2008-09: 8-13 (5 GDG); Career: 20-38 (11 GDG)br>
- Scored 20-23-43 with 34 PIM & was -5 in 75 GP this season.
- Scored 7-4-11 with 6 PIM and was +2 in 19 GP with Edmonton.
- Scored 13-19-32 with 28 PIM & was -7 in 56 GP with Buffalo.
- Scored points (6-1-7) in 7 of his last 10 games (Mar. 24-Apr. 11).
- Scored 20th goal of season (7th as an Oiler) vs CGY (Apr. 10) for his 4th career 20-goal season. Scored career-high 25 goals with BUF in 2005-06.
- Scored 250th career NHL point with goal vs VAN (Apr. 4).
- Had career-high five-game point scoring streak (4-1-5; Mar. 24-31) ended vs SJ (Apr. 2).
- Scored goals vs DET (Mar. 24), at PHO (Mar. 26; PPG), at ANA (Mar. 27) & vs MIN (Mar. 29) and an assist vs ANA (Mar. 31).
- Had 7 shots on goal vs MIN (Mar. 29).
- After being scoreless in his first six games with the Oilers he scored 1-3-4 at COL (Mar. 19) for his 1st career Oilers goal, assist and point.
- The four point game equals the Oilers single-game high for points this season.
- Played 1st Oilers game at OTT (Mar. 5). Was scoreless & -2.
- Scored the shootut deciding goal vs STL (Mar. 17), on his first shootout attempt as an Oiler.
- Was 8-13 (.615) with NHL leading 5 GDG in the shootout this season. Is 2nd in both shootout goals and attempts.
- His 11 career shootout deciding goals are tied with Vyacheslav Kozlov (ATL), for the NHL record.
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