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Germany Olaf Kölzig
a.k.a. "Olie Kölzig"
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Database: 827 848 players
Last added: Tommy Benoit
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 47 19 38 57
2. Teemu Hartikainen 44 23 32 55
3. Damir Zhafyarov 50 19 35 54
4. Markus Granlund 41 23 25 48
5. Justin Danforth 48 19 29 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
50
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 DEL Champion 1
1-time NHL Best Goalie (Vezina Trophy) 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
1985-86 Dartmouth Oland Exports NSAHA - - - |
1986-87 Abbotsford Pilots BC Minor 17 5.67 - |
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 1671 | 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 |
1990-91 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 26 3.16 .889 |
Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 21 3.41 .890 | Playoffs 3 4.67 -
1991-92 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 28 4.19 .878 |
Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 14 2.90 .914 |
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 1644 |
Germany WCup 1 6.67 .886 |
Germany WC 4 3.94 .891 |
1997-98 Washington Capitals NHL 64 2.20 .920 139 1590 5 33-18-10 3788 | Playoffs 21 1.95 .941 44 696 4 12-9-0 1351
Germany OG 2 1.00 .966 |
1998-99 Washington Capitals NHL 64 2.58 .900 154 1384 4 26-31-3 3586 |
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL 73 2.24 .917 163 1794 5 41-20-11 4371 | Playoffs 5 3.38 .845 16 87 0 1-4-0 284
2000-01 Washington Capitals NHL 72 2.48 .909 177 1764 5 37-26-8 4279 | Playoffs 6 2.24 .908 14 139 1 2-4-0 375
2001-02 Washington Capitals NHL 71 2.79 .903 192 1785 6 31-29-8 4131 |
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 66 2.37 .919 156 1769 4 33-25-6 3894 | Playoffs 6 2.08 .927 14 178 1 2-4-0 404
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 63 2.89 .908 180 1778 2 19-35-9 3738 |
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 1781 0 20-28-11 3506 |
Germany OG 3 5 2.68 .899 8 71 0 0-1-2 180 |
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 54 3.00 .910 159 1612 1 22-24-6 3184 |
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 54 2.91 .892 153 1270 1 25-21-6 3154 |
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
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
BC Minor 1 17 5.67 | 0
BCJHL (BCHL) 1 17 6.09 .844 | 0
DEL 1 8 2.52 .905 | 1 3 2.36 .879
ECHL 2 35 | 1 3 4.67
Fr-Tour 1 2 3.69 | 0
NHL 17 719 2.71 .906 1885 18233 35 303-297-87 41670 | 6 45 2.14 .927 100 1276 6 20-24-0 2799
NSAHA 1 - | 0
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 3.75 .898 145 1271 2 22-15-2 2321 | 2 9 7 4.69 .885 40 308 0 2-7-0 512
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/23/2009
09/23/2009 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs Retired
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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