Ales Kotalik

\AL-es KOH-tah-lihk\

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 225 lbs. (102 kg)

Born: December 23, 1978 in Jindrichuv Hradec, Czechoslovakia
Draft: Buffalo, 6th round (164th overall), 1998 NHL Entry

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2001-02 23 BUF NHL 13 1 3 4 -1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 21 4.8 164 12:35
2002-03 24 BUF NHL 68 21 14 35 -2 30 17 4 0 2 11 3 0 138 15.2 1037 15:15 Calder-5
2003-04 25 BUF NHL 62 15 11 26 -1 41 13 2 0 3 10 1 0 142 10.6 941 15:11
2005-06 27 BUF NHL 82 25 37 62 -3 62 15 10 0 5 19 18 0 261 9.6 1276 15:34
2006-07 28 BUF NHL 66 16 22 38 -5 46 13 3 0 4 14 8 0 162 9.9 958 14:31
2007-08 29 BUF NHL 79 23 20 43 -5 58 11 12 0 1 8 12 0 207 11.1 332 1212 15:21 98 123 44.3 137 18 13 32
2008-09 30 TOT NHL 75 20 23 43 -5 34 11 9 0 1 11 12 0 208 9.6 354 1159 15:27 36 49 42.4 121 22 25 29
2008-09 30 BUF NHL 56 13 19 32 -7 28 5 8 0 1 9 10 0 153 8.5 256 853 15:14 30 47 39.0 93 13 17 21
2008-09 30 EDM NHL 19 7 4 11 2 6 6 1 0 0 2 2 0 55 12.7 98 306 16:06 6 2 75.0 28 9 8 8
2009-10 31 TOT NHL 71 11 16 27 -17 67 6 5 0 4 4 12 0 172 6.4 312 1007 14:11 5 5 50.0 116 23 22 24
2009-10 31 NYR NHL 45 8 14 22 -18 38 4 4 0 3 2 12 0 100 8.0 198 627 13:56 0 2 0.0 83 15 16 13
2009-10 31 CGY NHL 26 3 2 5 1 29 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 72 4.2 114 380 14:36 5 3 62.5 33 8 6 11
2010-11 32 CGY NHL 26 4 2 6 -7 8 3 1 0 2 1 1 0 62 6.5 103 322 12:22 6 5 54.5 38 4 7 10
7 yrs BUF NHL 426 114 126 240 -24 267 75 39 0 16 74 52 0 1084 10.5 1312 6441 15:07 128 170 43.0 230 31 30 53
2 yrs CGY NHL 52 7 4 11 -6 37 5 2 0 3 3 1 0 134 5.2 217 701 13:29 11 8 57.9 71 12 13 21
1 yr EDM NHL 19 7 4 11 2 6 6 1 0 0 2 2 0 55 12.7 98 306 16:06 6 2 75.0 28 9 8 8
1 yr NYR NHL 45 8 14 22 -18 38 4 4 0 3 2 12 0 100 8.0 198 627 13:56 0 2 0.0 83 15 16 13
Career NHL 542 136 148 284 -46 348 90 46 0 22 81 67 0 1373 9.9 1825 8075 14:54 145 182 44.3 412 67 67 95

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 29 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 927.6 791 761 51.0 1.8 583 561 51.0 0.3 6.5 92.6 99.1 56.6 43.4
2008-09 30 2 Teams NHL 75 832 849 49.5 1.2 622 646 49.1 0.9 8.4 90.9 99.2 54.1 45.9
2008-09 30 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 671.7 598 601 49.9 1.7 438 461 48.7 0.4 7.6 90.7 98.3 54.3 45.7
2008-09 30 Edmonton Oilers NHL 19 252.5 234 248 48.5 0.2 184 185 49.9 2.2 10.4 91.2 101.5 53.3 46.7
2009-10 31 2 Teams NHL 71 721 677 51.6 -1.7 530 516 50.7 -2.3 5.9 90.1 96.0 52.1 47.9
2009-10 31 New York Rangers NHL 45 450.6 415 416 49.9 -2.8 296 317 48.3 -4.3 5.3 88.4 93.7 52.7 47.3
2009-10 31 Calgary Flames NHL 26 317.4 306 261 54.0 -0.7 234 199 54.0 0.1 6.6 92.9 99.4 51.4 48.6
2010-11 32 Calgary Flames NHL 26 281.2 289 257 52.9 -6.1 214 186 53.5 -7.0 4.7 89.9 94.6 54.5 45.5
2 yrs NHL 56 1599.3 1389 1362 50.5 1.7 1021 1022 50.0 0.3 7.0 91.7 98.7 55.6 44.4
2 yrs NHL 26 598.6 595 518 53.5 -3.4 448 385 53.8 -3.2 5.7 91.4 97.1 52.9 47.1
2 yrs NHL 71 1553 1526 50.4 -0.5 1152 1162 49.8 -0.9 7.2 90.5 97.8 53.2 46.8
Career NHL 79 2901.0 4186 4070 50.7 -0.4 3101 3071 50.2 -1.0 6.9 90.9 97.8 54.0 46.0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2001-02 23 BUF NHL 13 1 0.08 0.23 0.31 0.11 0.15 1.62 1 3 4 1 6 2 5 0 -1 0.1 0.2 0.3
2002-03 24 BUF NHL 68 15 0.31 0.21 0.51 0.22 0.44 2.03 24 15 39 17 56 19 40 1 -2 3.1 1.3 4.4 Calder-5
2003-04 25 BUF NHL 62 11 0.24 0.18 0.42 0.18 0.66 2.29 18 13 31 13 39 9 31 0 -1 2.1 0.9 3.0
2005-06 27 BUF NHL 82 23 0.30 0.45 0.76 0.28 0.76 3.18 25 35 60 23 86 42 48 1 -3 4.8 1.5 6.2
2006-07 28 BUF NHL 66 14 0.24 0.33 0.58 0.22 0.70 2.45 17 22 39 15 59 22 42 0 -5 2.7 0.4 3.1
2007-08 29 BUF NHL 79 17 0.29 0.25 0.54 0.22 0.73 2.62 25 21 46 19 64 36 34 1 -5 3.6 0.9 4.5
2008-09 30 TOT NHL 75 17 0.27 0.31 0.57 0.22 0.45 2.77 21 23 44 18 67 28 45 1 -5 3.3 1.1 4.3
2008-09 30 BUF NHL 56 12 0.23 0.34 0.57 0.22 0.50 2.73 14 19 33 13 49 24 32 0 -7 2.3 0.7 3.0
2008-09 30 EDM NHL 19 5 0.37 0.21 0.58 0.25 0.32 2.89 7 4 11 5 18 4 13 1 2 1.0 0.4 1.4
2009-10 31 TOT NHL 71 10 0.15 0.23 0.38 0.14 0.94 2.42 12 17 29 11 48 25 42 2 -17 1.3 0.6 1.8
2009-10 31 NYR NHL 45 8 0.18 0.31 0.49 0.18 0.84 2.22 9 15 24 9 33 22 30 1 -18 1.5 0.0 1.5
2009-10 31 CGY NHL 26 2 0.12 0.08 0.19 0.08 1.12 2.77 3 2 5 2 15 3 12 1 1 -0.2 0.5 0.3
2010-11 32 CGY NHL 26 3 0.15 0.08 0.23 0.10 0.31 2.38 4 2 6 3 11 4 14 0 -7 0.2 0.1 0.2
7 yrs BUF NHL 426 95 0.27 0.30 0.56 0.22 0.63 2.54 124 128 252 103 359 154 232 3 -24 18.6 5.8 24.5
2 yrs CGY NHL 52 5 0.13 0.08 0.21 0.09 0.71 2.58 7 4 11 5 26 7 26 1 -6 -0.1 0.6 0.5
1 yr EDM NHL 19 5 0.37 0.21 0.58 0.25 0.32 2.89 7 4 11 5 18 4 13 1 2 1.0 0.4 1.4
1 yr NYR NHL 45 8 0.18 0.31 0.49 0.18 0.84 2.22 9 15 24 9 33 22 30 1 -18 1.5 0.0 1.5
Career NHL 542 112 0.25 0.27 0.52 0.21 0.64 2.53 147 151 298 121 436 187 301 6 -46 21.0 6.8 27.9

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2005-06 27 BUF NHL 18 4 7 11 4 8 4 0 0 3 51 7.8 275 15:15
2006-07 28 BUF NHL 16 2 2 4 -3 8 2 0 0 0 34 5.9 200 12:29
Career NHL 34 6 9 15 1 16 6 0 0 3 85 7.1 474 13:57

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1993-94 15 HC Ceske Budejovice Jr. CzRep-Jr. 28 12 12 24
1994-95 16 HC Ceske Budejovice Jr. CzRep-Jr. 36 26 17 43
1995-96 17 HC Ceske Budejovice Jr. CzRep-Jr. 28 6 7 13
1996-97 18 HC Ceske Budejovice Jr. CzRep-Jr. 36 15 16 31 24
1997-98 19 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 47 9 7 16 14
1998-99 20 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 41 8 13 21 16
1999-00 21 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 43 7 12 19 34
2000-01 22 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 52 19 29 48 54
2001-02 23 Rochester Americans AHL 68 18 25 43 -2 55 13 5 0 1
2002-03 24 Rochester Americans AHL 8 0 2 2 -5 4 0 0 0 0 26 0.0
2004-05 26 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 25 8 8 16 46
2005-06 27 Czech Republic Olympics 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 29 Czech Republic WC-A 7 5 2 7 -1 0 2 3 0 0
2008-09 30 Czech Republic WC-A 7 2 1 3 0 4 1 1 0 0
2010-11 32 Abbotsford Heat AHL 25 6 16 22 6 10 4 2 0 1 96 6.3
2011-12 33 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 30 8 16 24 20
2012-13 34 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 51 14 22 36 70
Career 3 Seasons AHL 101 24 43 67 -1 69 17 7 0 2 122 4.9
Career 7 Seasons CzRep 289 73 107 180 254
Career 4 Seasons CzRep-Jr. 128 59 52 111 24
Career 1 Season Olympics 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 14 7 3 10 -1 4 3 4 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1998-99 20 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 3 0 0 0
1999-00 21 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 3 0 1 1 6
2001-02 23 Rochester Americans AHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05 26 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 12 2 5 7 12
2011-12 33 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 5 1 3 4 0
2012-13 34 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 5 0 1 1 16
Career 1 Season AHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 5 Seasons CzRep 28 3 10 13 34
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2006 CZE 0 0 0 0 4 16
Car 0 0 0 0 4 16

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ales Kotalik 6.2 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.1 3.0 1.8 0.3 0.2
Johnny Wilson 93.7 5.9 4.2 4.2 3.6 2.7 2.7 1.5 0.7 0.0
Magnus Arvedson 93.6 6.1 4.5 4.4 3.7 3.3 2.6 1.8
Jan Hrdina 92.6 5.9 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.3 2.9 1.7
Rejean Houle 89.8 6.0 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.3 3.3 1.4 0.8 -0.2
Russ Courtnall 89.4 6.3 5.4 4.7 3.8 3.2 3.1 1.7 0.7 0.3
Alexei Ponikarovsky 88.9 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.1 0.4 0.2 0.1
Mike Johnson 88.5 6.6 4.8 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.2 2.4 0.8 0.2
Orest Kindrachuk 88.5 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1
Jim Fox 88.4 5.9 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.2 1.9 -0.1
Bob Berry 88.4 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 2.9 2.8 2.4 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Ales Kotalik 6.2 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.1 3.0 1.8 0.3 0.2
Magnus Arvedson 93.6 6.1 4.5 4.4 3.7 3.3 2.6 1.8
Jan Hrdina 92.6 5.9 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.3 2.9 1.7
Bob Berry 88.4 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 2.9 2.8 2.4 -0.1
Jim Fox 88.4 5.9 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.2 1.9 -0.1
Orest Kindrachuk 88.3 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Pelle Eklund 88.3 5.1 4.6 4.5 3.6 3.3 3.0 1.8 1.1 0.4
R.J. Umberger 87.8 6.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.7 1.6 1.2 0.7
Alex Steen 87.5 9.1 7.7 6.2 5.3 4.7 3.5 3.5 3.0 2.7 1.2
Rejean Houle 87.0 6.0 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.3 3.3 2.6 1.4 0.8 0.1 -0.2
Dave Creighton 86.7 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.3 2.8 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 6, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Liberec (CzRep), September 6, 2004.

March 4, 2009: Traded to Edmonton by Buffalo for Carolina's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Toronto - Toronto selected Jesse Blacker) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009.

July 9, 2009: Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 9, 2009.

February 2, 2010: Traded to Calgary by NY Rangers with Chris Higgins for Olli Jokinen and Brandon Prust, February 2, 2010.

June 25, 2011: Traded to Buffalo by Calgary with Robyn Regehr and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Jake McCabe) in 2012 Entry Draft for Chris Butler and Paul Byron, June 25, 2011.

October 7, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budajovice (CzRep), October 7, 2011.

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