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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)


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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