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Position Defense
Shoots Right
Nickname(s) Komo, Komi, Komisaurus, King Kom
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
245 lb (111 kg)
NHL Team Montreal Canadiens
Nationality United States
Born January 19 1982 (1982-01-19) (age 28),
West Islip, NY, US
NHL Draft 7th overall, 2001
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 2002 – present


Michael Komisarek (born January 19, 1982, in West Islip, New York) is an American professional ice hockey player of Polish descent hailing from Long Island. He currently plays as a defenseman and is an alternate captain for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Playing career

Amateur years

Komisarek began playing competitively on Long Island, New York, but he soon outgrew the competition around him. He then played for the New England Jr. Coyotes of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL). He was then picked up by USA Hockey's National Team Development Program. He is a student of the respected Lithuanian hockey coach Aleksey Nikiforov.

College career

Komisarek played two seasons at the University of Michigan , piling up 46 points and 145 penalty minutes in 80 games. He helped the Wolverines to a 55-24-10 mark, a CCHA title and two trips to the NCAA Frozen Four.

Professional career

After two seasons with the University of Michigan, Komisarek was selected seventh overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. He played his first NHL game in the 2002–03 season with the Canadiens. He re-signed with the Canadiens in 2007 for a 2 year contract for 3.4 million dollars, along with his pal Christopher Higgins, who is also from Long Island.

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Michigan Wolverines CCHA 41 4 12 16 77
2001–02 Michigan Wolverines CCHA 39 11 19 30 68
2002–03 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 56 5 25 30 79 23 1 5 6 60
2002–03 Montreal Canadiens NHL 21 0 1 1 28
2003–04 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 18 2 7 9 47
2003–04 Montreal Canadiens NHL 46 0 4 4 34 7 0 0 0 8
2004–05 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 20 1 4 5 49 4 0 1 1 8
2005–06 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 2 4 6 116 6 0 0 0 10
2006–07 Montreal Canadiens NHL 80 4 15 19 116
2007–08 Montreal Canadiens NHL 75 4 13 17 101 12 1 2 3 18
2008–09 Montreal Canadiens NHL 66 2 9 11 121 4 0 0 0 20
NHL totals 361 12 46 58 496 29 1 2 3 56
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