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Germany Olaf Kölzig
a.k.a. "Olie Kölzig"
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Last added: Dick Larsson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Sam Anas 63 20 50 70
2. Reid Boucher 53 34 33 67
3. Gerry Mayhew 49 39 22 61
4. Josh Norris 56 31 30 61
5. Alex Barré-Boulet 60 27 29 56
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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 00 000 0 000 000 | Playoffs 3 4.43 .882 00 00 0 000 000
1988-89 Tri-City Americans WHL 30 3.48 .905 00 000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 6 0 4.79 .886 00 000 0 000 000
1989-90 Washington Capitals NHL 2 6.00 .810 00 00 0 000 000 | -
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 0 0 0 000 00 | -
Rochester Americans AHL 49 3.68 .882 | Playoffs 17 3.52 -
1993-94 Washington Capitals NHL 7 5.37 .844 00 000 0 000 000 | -
Portland Pirates AHL 29 3.06 .906 | Playoffs 17 2.55 .918
1994-95 Washington Capitals NHL 14 2.49 .902 00 000 0 000 000 | Playoffs 2 1.35 .952 0 00 0 000 00
Portland Pirates AHL 2 1.44 .952 | -
1995-96 Washington Capitals NHL 18 3.08 .887 00 000 0 000 000 | Playoffs 5 1.93 .934 00 000 0 000 000
Portland Pirates AHL 5 1.40 .957 | -
Germany WCup 1 6.67 .886 | -
1996-97 Washington Capitals NHL 29 2.59 .906 00 000 0 0000 0000 | -
Germany WC 4 3.94 .891 | -
1997-98 Washington Capitals NHL 64 2.20 .920 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | Playoffs 21 1.95 .941 00 000 0 0000 0000
Germany OG 2 1.00 .966 | -
1998-99 Washington Capitals NHL 64 2.58 .900 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL 73 2.24 .917 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | Playoffs 5 3.38 .845 00 00 0 000 000
2000-01 Washington Capitals NHL 72 2.48 .909 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 6 2.24 .908 00 000 0 000 000
2001-02 Washington Capitals NHL 71 2.79 .903 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 66 2.37 .919 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | Playoffs 6 2.08 .927 00 000 0 000 000
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 63 2.89 .908 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
Germany WCup 3 0 3.34 .905 00 00 0 000 000 | -
Germany WC 5 0 2.21 .921 00 000 0 000 000 | -
2004-05 Eisbären Berlin DEL 8 2.52 .905 | Playoffs 3 2.36 .879
2005-06 Washington Capitals NHL 59 3.53 .896 000 0000 0 000000 0000 | -
Germany OG 3 0 2.68 .899 0 00 0 000 000 | -
2006-07 Washington Capitals NHL 54 3.00 .910 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 54 2.91 .892 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | -
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 8 3.66 .898 00 000 0 000 000 | -
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 | 0
BCJHL 1 17 | 0
DEL 1 8 | 1 3
ECHL 2 35 | 1 3
NHL 17 719 2.71 .906 0000 00000 00 00000000 00000 | 6 45 2.14 .927 000 0000 0 00000 0000
NSAHA 1 - | 0
OG 2 5 0 2.68 .899 0 00 0 000 000 | 0
WC 2 9 0 2.21 .921 00 000 0 000 000 | 0
WCup 2 4 0 3.34 .905 00 00 0 000 000 | 0
WHL 3 93 3.75 .898 000 0000 0 00000 0000 | 2 9 0 4.69 .885 00 000 0 000 000
* 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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