Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
Alex Goligoski
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AlexGoligoski
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 185
BIRTHDATE: 07/30/1985
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Grand Rapids, MN, USA
DRAFTED: PIT: 2004-61 overall
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Most Goals, Game: 2, at BUF on Dec. 22, 2008 (2-1-3)br /> Most Assists, Game: 2 (7x), last vs. LAK on Feb. 12, 2012 (0-2-2)
Most Points, Game: 3, at BUF on Dec. 22, 2008 (2-1-3)br /> Most PIM, Game: 4 (4x), last at DET on Feb. 24, 2011

Most Shots, Game: 9, at PHX on March 29, 2011
Goal Scoring Streak: 3 games (2x), last March 23-29, 2011 (3-0-3)
Assist Scoring Streak: 3 games, Feb. 9-12, 2012 (1-4-5)br /> Point Scoring Streak: 7 games, Oct. 14-30, 2009 (4-4-8)

First NHL Game: vs. BOS on Feb. 13, 2008
First NHL Goal: vs. OTT on Oct. 5, 2008
First NHL Point: at OTT on March 1, 2008
Shootout: 1/4 (25%), 1 GDG
Penalty Shots: None

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:


2004: Pittsburgh’s second-round selection (61st overall) in the NHL Entry Draft

Feb. 21, 2011: Acquired from Pittsburgh in exchange for James Neal and Matt Niskanen

2012: Signed four-year contract extension
Alex Goligoski (AL-ehx goh-lih-GAW-skee) was acquired from Pittsburgh on Feb. 21, 2011 in exchange for Matt Niskanen and James Neal. Goligoski skated in 71 games last season, his first full season in Dallas. Goligoski led all Stars defenseman with 30 points (9 goals, 21 assists), and also tied for the team lead in average ice time, averaging 22:46 per game (tied with Stephane Robidas). Goligoski enters the 2012-13 season two assists shy of recording his 100th career NHL assist. A member of the 2008-09 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, Goligoski has recorded 30 or more points in each of the last three seasons.

Personal
  • As a senior at Grand Rapids (MN) High School in 2004, was an All-State selection and finalist for Mr. Hockey Award in Minnesota
  • Got married this past summer
  • Is an avid Minnesota Twins fan
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