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Mike Kostka

28-Year-Old Defenseman – Tampa Bay Lightning

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

It's nice to see Kostka earn a deal with the Hawks, but don't expect huge things from this smooth-skating, yet under-sized defender. His 2012-13 with the Leafs was a lovely story, but he's no more than a six/seven defender, particularly on a deep squad like the defending Cup...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 210   DOB: 11/28/1985   BORN: Etobicoke, Ontario   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks in July 2013.

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Kostka (concussion) returned to action Thursday and picked up two assists.

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Mike Kostka 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
2012-13 26 NHL TOR 35 0 8 8 -7 27 49 0.0 0 0 22:05 0 5 5 2:38 49 66
2013-14 27 NHL CHI 9 2 1 3 3 8 18 11.1 1 0 14:26 0 0 0 0:17 14 7
2013-14 27 NHL TB 19 2 6 8 7 0 31 6.5 0 0 15:54 0 0 0 1:45 12 26

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Mike Kostka – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Right Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

15:54

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Mike Kostka was on the ice for 15:54.

1:45

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Mike Kostka was on the ice for 1:45 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 22:05 2:38
2013-14 14:26 0:17
2013-14 15:54 1:45

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Mike Kostka 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 13 at WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 15:41 0:21
Apr 11 CLS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 20:35 3:31
Apr 10 PHI 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 14:18 1:21
Apr 8 TOR Did Not Play
Apr 5 DAL Did Not Play
Apr 3 CGY Did Not Play
Apr 1 MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 14:00 2:48
Mar 30 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 12:23 4:23
Mar 29 at BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:44 0:00
Mar 27 NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:59 0:36
Mar 24 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 17:29 3:03
Mar 22 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 18:04 0:56
Mar 20 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 15:56 3:10
Mar 19 at TOR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:15 5:25
Mar 17 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:41 1:21
Mar 15 NJ 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 16:16 0:45
Mar 13 FLA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 15:44 0:00
Mar 10 PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:13 2:46
Mar 8 BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 14:50 1:27
Mar 6 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 2 1 18:57 0:39
Mar 4 at STL Did Not Play
Mar 2 at COL 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 12:11 0:00
Mar 1 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 5 8:42 0:48
Feb 27 at NSH Did Not Play
Feb 8 DET Did Not Play
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Feb 6 TOR Did Not Play
Feb 4 at MIN Did Not Play
Feb 1 at MON Did Not Play
Jan 30 at OTT Did Not Play
Jan 28 at TOR Did Not Play
Jan 25 COL Did Not Play
Jan 23 OTT Did Not Play
Jan 19 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 18 SJ Did Not Play
Jan 16 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 14 at NYR Did Not Play
Jan 13 at CLS Did Not Play
Jan 11 at PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:20 0:00
Jan 9 WAS Did Not Play
Jan 7 at WPG Did Not Play
Jan 5 at EDM Did Not Play
Jan 3 at CGY Did Not Play
Jan 1 at VAN Did Not Play
Dec 29 NYR Did Not Play
Dec 28 MON Did Not Play
Dec 23 at FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 14:48 0:00
Dec 21 CAR Did Not Play
Dec 19 NSH Did Not Play
Dec 17 at NYI Did Not Play
Dec 15 at DET Did Not Play
Dec 14 at NJ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 1 19:01 0:00
Dec 12 DET Did Not Play
Dec 10 at WAS 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 2 15:04 0:00
Dec 7 WPG Did Not Play
Dec 5 OTT Did Not Play
Dec 3 at CLS Did Not Play
Nov 29 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 27 PHI Did Not Play
Nov 25 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 22 at ANH Did Not Play
Nov 21 at SJ Did Not Play
Nov 19 at LA Did Not Play
Nov 16 at PHO Did Not Play
Nov 14 ANH Did Not Play
Nov 12 at MON Did Not Play
Nov 11 at BOS Did Not Play
Nov 9 at DET Did Not Play
Nov 7 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 2 STL Did Not Play
Nov 1 at CAR Did Not Play
Oct 29 at NJ Did Not Play
Oct 27 at FLA Did Not Play
Oct 26 BUF Did Not Play
Oct 24 CHI Did Not Play
Oct 19 BOS 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 0 13:45 1:08
Oct 17 MIN Did Not Play
Oct 15 LA Did Not Play
Oct 12 PIT Did Not Play
Oct 10 FLA Did Not Play
Oct 8 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct 5 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 16:03 1:18
Oct 3 at BOS Did Not Play

Mike Kostka: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kostka (concussion) will play Thursday against the Flyers, Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Kostka (concussion) skated Tuesday, Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Kostka has been diagnosed with a concussion, Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Kostka was hit in the head with a Douglas Murray elbow and was on the ice for a considerable time on Tuesday night. A stretcher was brought out, but he was eventually able to get to his feet and make his way off the ice under his own power.

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Kostka scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's win over the Devils. He has three points, including two goals, in his last two games.

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Kostka played 12:11 in Sunday's loss to Colorado. He recorded two assists.

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Kostka may not immediately play for the Lightning, reports the Tampa Bay Times, but coach Jon Cooper said: "You can never have enough depth back there. We think he's somebody who can help our team." Kostka played for Cooper at AHL Norfolk during that team's Calder Cup run.

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Kostka was claimed off waivers from Chicago, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.

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Kostka was placed on waivers Saturday by the Blackhawks, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.

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Kostka has two goals and an assist in nine games this season.

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Playing in his first game off injured reserve Tuesday, Kostka scored a goal and added an assist in a 6-2 win over Dallas.

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Kostka (foot) will be in the Blackhawks' lineup on Tuesday against the Stars for the first time since October, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Kostka is a 27-year-old veteran AHL defender who'll help the Marlies develop their young blueliners, but never see the wide seats of an NHL charter. Career minor leaguers are still good guys, though

2009-10

Despite being a non-drafted rookie, Kostka ended up having one of the biggest presences in Portland last season. He played in 80 games for the Sabres' affiliate team and was second on the team's defense in scoring with 4 goals and 26 assists. Known for his usually high plus/minus ratings, Kostka also led the team's defense with plus-8. Don't be shocked if this surprise prospect sees some time in the NHL this season as a depth player.

2008-09

Kostka led all NCAA defensemen in power-play goals last season. His defensive skills need more polish and he will likely spend 2008-09 in the AHL.