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Germany Olaf Kölzig

a.k.a. "Olie Kölzig"
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Last added: Brody Brown
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Antti Suomela 22 13 17 30
2. Patrik Karlkvist 23 13 16 29
3. Jonathan Pudas 24 8 17 25
4. Marcus Nilsson 23 4 17 21
5. Oscar Möller 20 12 8 20
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
52
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
225 lbs / 102 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time AHL Playoffs MVP (Jack A Butterfield Trophy) 1
1-time DEL Champion 1
1-time NHL Best Goalie (Vezina Trophy) 1
1-time NHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time NHL Foundation Player Award 1
1-time NHL Leadership-Humanitarian Award (King Clancy Trophy) 1
Team Staff profile of Olaf Kölzig also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1987-88 Abbotsford Falcons BCJHL 17 - 6.09 .844 - - - - - |
New Westminster Bruins WHL 15 - 4.43 .877 48 342 1 6-5-0 650 | Playoffs 3 - 4.43 .882 11 82 0 0-3-0 149
1988-89 Tri-City Americans WHL 30 - 3.48 .905 97 929 1 16-10-2 1 671 | Playoffs 6 7 4.79 .886 29 226 0 2-4-0 363
1989-90 Washington Capitals NHL 2 - 6.00 .810 12 51 0 0-2-0 120 |
Tri-City Americans WHL 48 - 4.48 .885 187 - 1 21-18-3 2 504 | Playoffs 5 - 5.09 - 27 - 0 1-4-0 318
1990-91 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 26 - 3.16 .889 - - - - - |
Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 21 - 3.41 .890 71 572 2 11-9-1 1 248 | Playoffs 3 - 4.67 - - - - - -
1991-92 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 28 - 4.19 .878 - - - - - |
Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 14 - 2.90 .914 41 437 0 11-3-0 847 |
1992-93 Washington Capitals NHL 1 - 6.00 .714 2 5 0 0-0-0 20 |
Rochester Americans AHL 49 - 3.68 .882 - - - - - | Playoffs 17 - 3.52 - - - - - -
1993-94 Washington Capitals NHL 7 - 5.37 .844 20 108 0 0-3-0 224 |
Portland Pirates AHL 29 - 3.06 .906 - - - - - | Playoffs 17 - 2.55 .918 - - - - -
1994-95 Washington Capitals NHL 14 - 2.49 .902 30 275 0 2-8-2 724 | Playoffs 2 - 1.35 .952 1 20 0 1-0-0 44
Portland Pirates AHL 2 - 1.44 .952 - - - - - |
1995-96 Washington Capitals NHL 18 - 3.08 .887 46 360 0 4-8-2 897 | Playoffs 5 - 1.93 .934 11 156 0 2-3-0 341
Portland Pirates AHL 5 - 1.40 .957 - - - - - |
1996-97 Washington Capitals NHL 29 - 2.59 .906 71 687 2 8-15-4 1 644 |
Germany WCup 1 - 6.67 .886 - - - - - |
Germany WC 4 - 3.94 .891 - - - - - |
1997-98 Washington Capitals NHL 64 - 2.20 .920 139 1 590 5 33-18-10 3 788 | Playoffs 21 - 1.95 .941 44 696 4 12-9-0 1 351
Germany OG 2 - 1.00 .966 - - - - - |
1998-99 Washington Capitals NHL 64 - 2.58 .900 154 1 384 4 26-31-3 3 586 |
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL 73 - 2.24 .917 163 1 794 5 41-20-11 4 371 | Playoffs 5 - 3.38 .845 16 87 0 1-4-0 284
2000-01 Washington Capitals NHL 72 - 2.48 .909 177 1 764 5 37-26-8 4 279 | Playoffs 6 - 2.24 .908 14 139 1 2-4-0 375
2001-02 Washington Capitals NHL 71 - 2.79 .903 192 1 785 6 31-29-8 4 131 |
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 66 - 2.37 .919 156 1 769 4 33-25-6 3 894 | Playoffs 6 - 2.08 .927 14 178 1 2-4-0 404
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 63 - 2.89 .908 180 1 778 2 19-35-9 3 738 |
Germany WC 5 5 2.21 .921 11 128 0 2-2-1 299 |
2004-05 Eisbären Berlin DEL 8 - 2.52 .905 - - - - - | Playoffs 3 - 2.36 .879 - - - - -
Germany WCup 3 3 3.34 .905 10 95 0 0-3-0 180 |
2005-06 Washington Capitals NHL 59 - 3.53 .896 206 1 781 0 20-28-11 3 506 |
Germany OG 3 5 2.68 .899 8 71 0 0-1-2 180 |
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 54 - 3.00 .910 159 1 612 1 22-24-6 3 184 |
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 54 - 2.91 .892 153 1 270 1 25-21-6 3 154 |
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 8 - 3.66 .898 25 220 0 2-4-1 410 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1989-90 Washington Capitals Fr-Tour 2 - 3.69 - - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2004-05 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner Bought the franchise from D. Porter, B. Burke & G. Sather
2005-06 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
2006-07 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
2007-08 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
2008-09 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
2009-10 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
2010-11 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
2011-12 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Goaltending Coach
2012-13 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Goaltending Coach
2013-14 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Goaltending Coach Head Goaltending Coach
2014-15 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2015-16 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2016-17 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2017-18 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2018-19 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2019-20 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2020-21 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2021-22 Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
2022-23 Washington Capitals NHL Development Coach Professional Development Coach
Tri-City Americans WHL Franchise Owner
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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 6 139 - - - - - - - - | 2 34 - - .918 - - - - -
BCJHL (BCHL) 1 17 - 6.09 .844 - - - - - | 0
DEL 1 8 - 2.52 .905 - - - - - | 1 3 - 2.36 .879 - - - - -
ECHL 2 35 - 3.21 .900 112 1 009 2 22-12-1 2 095 | 1 3 - 4.67 - - - - - -
Fr-Tour 1 2 - 3.69 - - - - - - | 0
NHL 17 719 - 2.71 .906 1 885 18 233 35 303-297-87 41 670 | 6 45 - 2.14 .927 100 1 276 6 20-24-0 2 799
OG 2 5 5 2.68 .899 8 71 0 0-1-2 180 | 0
WC 2 9 5 2.21 .921 11 128 0 2-2-1 299 | 0
WCup 2 4 3 3.34 .905 10 95 0 0-3-0 180 | 0
WHL 3 93 - 4.13 .898 332 1 271 3 43-33-5 4 825 | 3 14 7 4.84 .885 67 308 0 3-11-0 830
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/23/2009
09/23/2009 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs Retired
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 33 retired by Tri-City Americans

Cult/Star player for Baltimore Skipjacks

Cult/Star player for Eisbären Berlin

Cult/Star player for Germany

Cult/Star player for Portland Pirates

Cult/Star player for Tri-City Americans

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

Career transcations
- 2009-09-23 • Announced his retirement
- 2009-03-04 • Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs with Jamie Heward, Andy Rogers & a 4th round pick (later forfeited) for Richard Petiot
- 2008-07-01 • Signed as an unrestricted free agent to a one-year contract by the Tampa Bay Lightning
- 2006-02-11 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Washington Capitals

Other memorable dates
- 1989-11-29 • Became first goaltender to register a WHL goal

- Inducted to ECHL Hall of Fame (2010)

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