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Patrick Kaleta

28-Year-Old Right Wing – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Kaleta was demoted to the AHL early in the season after a series of suspensions and a knack for dangerous play necessitated his temporary leave from the NHL. He was in the midst of cleaning up his act with four points in seven games with Rochester when an ACL injury ended hi...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 198   DOB: 6/8/1986   BORN: Buffalo, New York   DRAFTED: 6th Rd, #176 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kaleta and the Sabres came to terms on a three-year, $3.8 million deal in July of 2012.

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Kaleta (knee) has been activated from injured reserve and will suit up Thursday against Arizona, the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Patrick Kaleta NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 20 7 0 2 2 3 21 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 21 41 3 2 5 1 41 26 11.5 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 22 51 4 5 9 1 89 35 11.4 0 0 8:55 0 0 0 0:03 137 27
2009-10 23 55 10 5 15 2 89 64 15.6 4 2 10:09 0 0 0 0:06 148 36
2010-11 24 NHL BUF 51 4 5 9 -4 78 65 6.2 0 1 10:11 0 0 0 0:08 126 33
2011-12 25 NHL BUF 63 5 5 10 -5 116 69 7.2 1 0 13:09 0 0 0 0:03 139 46
2012-13 26 NHL BUF 34 1 0 1 -4 67 34 2.9 0 0 10:48 0 0 0 0:05 86 34
2013-14 27 NHL BUF 5 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0.0 0 0 8:21 0 0 0 0:00 11 1
2013-14 27 AHL ROC 7 1 3 4 0 2 1 0
2014-15 28 NHL BUF 36 0 3 3 -8 34 23 0.0 0 0 8:47 0 0 0 0:03 74 19

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Time On Ice Stats

8:47

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Patrick Kaleta was on the ice for 8:47.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Patrick Kaleta was on the ice for 0:03 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 10:48 0:05
2013-14 8:21 0:00
2014-15 8:47 0:03

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Patrick Kaleta 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 30 at ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 11:31 0:00
Mar 28 at COL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 13:19 0:12
Mar 26 ARI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 6:41 0:00
Mar 23 at DAL Did Not Play
Mar 21 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 20 NJ Did Not Play
Mar 17 at BOS Did Not Play
Mar 16 WAS Did Not Play
Mar 14 NYR Did Not Play
Mar 11 at TOR Did Not Play
Mar 7 at WAS Did Not Play
Mar 6 at OTT Did Not Play
Mar 3 at TB Did Not Play
Feb 28 at FLA Did Not Play
Feb 26 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 24 at CLS Did Not Play
Feb 22 NSH Did Not Play
Feb 20 NYR Did Not Play
Feb 19 at PHI Did Not Play
Feb 17 at NJ Did Not Play
Feb 15 PHI Did Not Play
Feb 10 OTT 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 6:04 0:00
Feb 8 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 1 7:41 0:00
Feb 7 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 5:33 0:00
Feb 5 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 8:39 0:00
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Feb 3 at MON 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 6:59 0:00
Jan 30 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 4:17 0:12
Jan 29 at EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 4:42 0:00
Jan 27 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:00 0:00
Jan 18 at DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 6:41 0:00
Jan 17 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 14:38 0:00
Jan 15 MIN 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 11:44 0:00
Jan 13 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 7:15 0:04
Jan 9 at TB 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 10:30 0:00
Jan 8 at CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 10:56 0:00
Jan 6 at NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:40 0:28
Jan 3 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:57 0:14
Jan 2 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 10:12 0:00
Dec 31 TB 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 10:32 0:00
Dec 29 at OTT 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 8:23 0:05
Dec 27 NYI 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 11:07 0:02
Dec 23 at DET 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 11:00 0:00
Dec 21 at BOS Did Not Play
Dec 20 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 4:43 0:00
Dec 16 at WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:43 0:00
Dec 15 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 8:48 0:00
Dec 13 FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 10:31 0:00
Dec 11 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 5:30 0:00
Dec 9 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 9:26 0:00
Dec 6 at FLA Did Not Play
Dec 4 at TB 0 0 0 -1 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 7:31 0:11
Dec 2 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 5:56 0:00
Nov 29 at MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8:34 0:00
Nov 28 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 7:04 0:00
Nov 26 WPG 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 1 7:30 0:00
Nov 22 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 18 SJ Did Not Play
Nov 15 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 13 at MIN 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 8:06 0:02
Nov 11 at STL Did Not Play
Nov 8 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 7 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 5 MON Did Not Play
Nov 2 DET Did Not Play
Nov 1 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct 30 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 28 at TOR Did Not Play
Oct 25 at SJ Did Not Play
Oct 23 at LA Did Not Play
Oct 22 at ANH Did Not Play
Oct 18 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 17 FLA Did Not Play
Oct 14 at CAR Did Not Play
Oct 13 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 11 at CHI Did Not Play
Oct 9 CLS Did Not Play

Patrick Kaleta: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kaleta (knee) skated with the team Wednesday morning and remains hopeful to play Thursday against the Coyotes.

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Kaleta (knee) could be ready to play Thursday against the Coyotes.

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Kaleta (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Kaleta (lower body) took part in the Sabres' morning skate Saturday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Coach Ted Nolan reiterated Thursday that the Sabres are hoping to have Kaleta (lower body) back before the end of the season.

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Kaleta (lower body) has been able to resume skating in recent days.

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Kaleta (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.

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Kaleta, who is slated to undergo minor surgery, is expected to miss four-to-six weeks, NHL.com reports.

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Kaleta will not play Sunday against Philadelphia, reports the Olean Times Herald.

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Kaleta was not on the ice for Sunday's morning skate for an undisclosed reason.

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Kaleta's former teammate Steve Ott has indicated he owes some payback to Kaleta over some histrionics in their last scuffle, The Buffalo News reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Kaleta's one goal in 34 games last season was disappointing, even for a player known more for agitating than offense. His role has been diminished with the arrival of the more versatile Steve Ott, but Kaleta figures to be in the mix with two seasons remaining on his contract. In those 34 games last year, he put up 67 PIM, so there is some value there in leagues that are heavily weighted toward enforcers.

2012-13

Kaleta remains a fan favorite in Buffalo as an agitator and a local boy, and will be around long-term after signing a three-year contract extension over the summer. He'll split agitating duties with newcomer Steve Ott, and is worth considering in leagues that reward PIMs and hits, having racked up 116 peanlty minutes and 139 hits. Kaleta won't chip in too much offensively, as he has posted nine goals over 114 games the last two seasons, luckily, Buffalo has plenty of other players to score.

2011-12

Kaleta is not a "goon" so much as he's the Sabres' new version of Matthew Barnaby. Kaleta, who was born and raised in the suburbs of Buffalo, is a fan favorite, but his fierce style of play is a gigantic reason for all of the injuries Kaleta endures. He hasn't played in more than 55 games for Buffalo in any of the last three seasons, and without much discernible offensive talent, his physicality is the only thing keeping him in the NHL, so expect the injuries to pile up again for Kaleta as he recklessly throws his body around the ice. He is a decent source of penalty minutes and hits when he is healthy, however, finishing third with 126 of the latter category.

2010-11

Kaleta is a fan favorite because he grew up in Buffalo. The physical winger transitioned last year from an enforcer role to one where he could be considered a bit of an offensive threat on the fourth line in Buffalo. The 2010-11 campaign will show us if Kaleta's 10-goal season was an anomaly, or if that's what can be expected of him. With the way he plays, he's going to get his share of injuries, but a good season from Kaleta would be 60 to 65 games, 15 to 20 points, and 90-plus penalty minutes.

2009-10

Last season was a career high year for Kaleta who had 9 points and 89 PIMs in 51 games. Although he faces competition from younger talent, Kaleta will most likely be returning to his fourth line spot if not for his gritty style of play, for his hometown fan appeal. Needless to say, Kaleta’s high amount of PIMs doesn’t nearly compensate for his below average scoring and has fairly little fantasy value.

2008-09

Kaleta accumulated 41 penalty minutes in 40 NHL games last season. He's an enforcer that needles the other team but doesn't get into many fights. He could be a decent source of penalty minutes if he wins a full-time role this season.

2007-08

Kaleta is an enforcer that isn't likely to see much NHL time in 2007-08.