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Matt Koalska

Matt Koalska  #40

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NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: May 16, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: St. Paul, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: NSH / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (154th overall)
First All-Conference Schoolboy Team (1999) First All-State Schoolboy Team (1999) Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 11, 2004. Traded to Ottawa by NY Islanders for Tomas Malec, January 5, 2007.
Quote of the Day

Hopefully [Jonathan] has a year that pushes us, that is the organization, to speak to him next summer and looking for [a long-term contract]. Because the thought process is trying to get a goaltender, and hopefully it's Jonathan, to be the stabilizer for this franchise.

— Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello on goaltender Jonathan Bernier