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Matt Koalska

Matt Koalska  #40

Center
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

He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes