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Position Defense
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
177 lb (80 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Pittsburgh Penguins
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL)
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born July 30 1985 (1985-07-30) (age 24),
Grand Rapids, MN
NHL Draft 61st overall, 2004
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 2007 – present


Alex Goligoski (born July 30, 1985 in Grand Rapids, MN) is a professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Goligoski was drafted by the Penguins in the second round, 61st overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. After being drafted, Goligoski completed 3 years of collegiate hockey at the University of Minnesota. He began his professional career with the Penguins AHL affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2007. Goligoski was recalled by the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 5, 2008 and played his first NHL game against the Boston Bruins on February 13. After being returned to Wilkes-Barre, he again played for Pittsburgh, registering his first point, an assist, on March 1 against the Ottawa Senators.

Given injuries to Sergei Gonchar and Ryan Whitney, Goligoski began the 2008–09 season on the roster for Pittsburgh. He scored his first NHL goal in his first game that season against Alex Auld of the Ottawa Senators. On November 13, Goligoski scored on his first shootout attempt of his career; the goal won the game for the Penguins.

On June 15, 2009, it was announced that Goligoski had signed an extension with the Penguins worth $5.5 million over three years.

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 River City Lancers USHL 10 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 10 0 2 2 6
2004–05 University of Minnesota NCAA 32 5 15 20 44
2005–06 University of Minnesota NCAA 41 11 28 39 63
2006–07 University of Minnesota NCAA 44 9 30 39 51
2007–08 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 70 10 28 38 53 23 4 24 28 18
2007–08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 3 0 2 2 2
2008–09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 45 6 14 20 16 2 0 1 1 0
2008–09 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 26 2 16 18 16
NHL totals 48 6 16 22 18 2 0 1 1 0

External links

  • Alex Goligoski's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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