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Chad Kolarik
Chad Kolarik
Center
(kah-LOHR-ihk)
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 178
Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 26, 1986
Birthplace: Abington, PA, United States
Hometown: Abington, Pa.
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Acquired: Traded by Columbus to N.Y. Rangers in exchange for Dane Byers on Nov. 11, 2010.
Drafted: PHX / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (199th overall)

•  Recorded his first career point with one assist while making his Rangers debut at Carolina on Jan. 20, and has skated in the last three games

•  Established a Whale franchise record with two shorthanded goals in a period, and added two assists to tie the franchise mark for scoring in one period with four points in the first vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Jan. 16; His four points in the contest established a career-high, and tied the Whale’s season-high

•  Has tallied 14 points (eight goals, six assists) in his last 14 AHL games

•  Has recorded 17 goals and 16 assists for 33 points in 39 AHL games with Connecticut and Springfield (13 goals, 10 assists in 26 games with Connecticut)

•  Was tied for second on the Whale in goals, and ranked second with a plus-six rating at the time of his recall

•  Is one of only two players in NHL history, along with Mike Richter, to come from Abington, PA

Milestones Achieved: 1st career NHL assist/point (1/20 at CAR)



CCHA First All-Star Team (2008) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2008) Traded to Columbus by Phoenix for Alexandre Picard, March 3, 2010. Traded to NY Rangers by Columbus for Dane Byers, November 11, 2010. Missed 2011-12 due to knee injury at NY Rangers training camp, September 20, 2011. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers for Benn Ferriero, January 24, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), June 28, 2013.