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Olie Kolzig

Olie Kolzig  #37

Goalie
NUMBER: 37 BIRTHDATE: April 6, 1970
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Johannesburg, South Africa
WEIGHT: 224 DRAFTED: WSH / 1989 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (19th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Vezina Trophy 1999-2000
NHL Foundation Player Award 2000-2001
King Clancy Memorial Trophy 2005-2006
WHL West Second All-Star Team (1989) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (1994) (shared with Byron Dafoe) Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (1994) NHL First All-Star Team (2000) Vezina Trophy (2000) NHL Foundation Award (2001) King Clancy Memorial Trophy (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998, 2000) Scored a goal while with Tri-City (WHL), November 29, 1989. Signed as a free agent by Berlin (Germany), February 2, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2008. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to arm injury suffered in practice, December 17, 2008. Traded to Toronto by Tampa Bay with Jamie Heward, Andy Rogers and Carolina's 4th round choice (previously acquired later forfeited) in 2009 Entry Draft for Richard Petiot, March 4, 2009. Officially announced his retirement, September 23, 2009.
Quote of the Day

What we expected is what we got. Very mature young individual that's focused. He is on the right track. He's not only a great hockey individual, but he's a good person off the ice. He seemed to take a leadership role with this group right off the hop and ran away with it, and was vocal, was respectful, was everything it takes to be a Panther. His future looks bright.

— Florida Panthers director of player development Brian Skrudland on defenseman Aaron Ekblad's performance at development camp