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Canada Dan LaCosta
a.k.a. "Daniel LaCosta"
#30 Cardiff Devils / EIHL - 13/14
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nicolas Deschamps 22 10 19 29
2. Damien Fleury 22 13 15 28
3. Anthony Guttig 22 5 22 27
4. Philippe Halley 22 11 14 25
5. Andrei Rychagov 22 7 17 24
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
35
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

A good-sized goalie whose game is based on positioning. Lacks rebound control. (EP 2008)

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2001-02 Wellington Dukes OPJHL 24 1.92 - 45 2 1378 |
2002-03 Owen Sound Attack OHL 28 3.77 .877 83 594 0 8-10-3 1321 | Playoffs 1 2.63 .889 1 8 0 0-0-0 23
2003-04 Owen Sound Attack OHL 37 2.72 .909 82 818 4 17-10-1 1810 | Playoffs 0 - -
2004-05 Owen Sound Attack OHL 25 2.95 .895 70 598 0 15-7-2 1423 |
Barrie Colts OHL 21 2.73 .911 48 493 1 10-5-2 1054 | Playoffs 5 3.08 .908 11 108 0 1-2-0 215
2005-06 Barrie Colts OHL 59 2.55 .915 142 1533 6 36-17-4 3340 | Playoffs 11 3.12 .896 34 294 0 5-5-0 655
2006-07 Syracuse Crunch AHL 19 2.82 .894 40 338 3 5-7-1 853 |
Dayton Bombers ECHL 10 3.45 .874 32 221 0 3-5-1 556 |
2007-08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 1 0.00 1.000 0 5 0 0-0-0 13 |
Syracuse Crunch AHL 15 2.12 .932 30 408 1 9-2-3 849 |
Elmira Jackals ECHL 14 2.15 .932 27 371 7-4-1 754 |
2008-09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 3 1.54 .950 4 76 1 2-0-0 156 | 0 - -
Syracuse Crunch AHL 45 2.79 .913 115 1202 2 19-18-2 2470 |
2009-10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 26 3.96 .882 90 671 1 7-15-1 1363 |
2010-11 Did not play |
2011-12 Univ. of New Brunswick CIS 15 2.49 .898 | Playoffs 1 0.00 1.000
2012-13 Univ. of New Brunswick CIS 16 1.92 .917 | Playoffs 7 1.76 .927
2013-14 Cardiff Devils EIHL 17 2.63 .908 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2005-06 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 2 2.00 .926 2 25 0 1-0-0 60 |
2010-11 EC Salzburg ET 3 2.32 .933 | Playoffs 2 7.29 .828
2012-13 Univ. of New Brunswick University Cup 3 1.33 .937 |
2013-14 Cardiff Devils EIHL Cup 6 2.98 .890 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2013-14 Cardiff Devils EIHL Goaltending Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 105 2.98 .905 275 2619 7 40-42-7 5532 | 0
CHL Challenge 1 1 2 2.00 .926 2 25 0 1-0-0 60 | 0
ECHL 2 24 2.70 .909 59 592 0 10-9-2 1310 | 0
EIHL 1 17 2.63 .908 | 0
EIHL Cup 1 6 2.98 .890 | 0
ET 1 3 2.32 .933 | 1 2 7.29 .828
NHL 2 4 1.42 .953 4 81 1 2-0-0 169 | 0
OHL 4 170 2.85 .905 425 4036 11 86-49-12 8947 | 4 17 3.10 .899 46 410 0 6-7-0 892
OPJHL (OJHL) 1 24 1.92 45 2 1378 | 0
University Cup 1 3 1.33 .937 | 0
CIS (USports) 2 31 | 2 8
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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/17/2013
12/17/2013 Confirmed Cardiff Devils Retired
07/12/2013
07/12/2013 Confirmed Univ. of New Brunswick Cardiff Devils
09/11/2011
09/11/2011 Confirmed No team Univ. of New Brunswick
09/06/2010
09/06/2010 Confirmed EC Salzburg Unknown
07/26/2010
07/26/2010 Confirmed Syracuse Crunch EC Salzburg
07/25/2009
07/25/2009 Extension Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets
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Drafted 2002, 1 #4 overall by Owen Sound Attack in the OHL Priority Selection

Retired on 17th December 2013 on doctor's advice due to recurring concussion-related symptoms.

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