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28   Michael Kostka
Michael Kostka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ajax, Ont.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
D

Birthdate:
11/28/1985

Last Team:
Aurora Tigers (OPJAHL)


As a Junior in 2006-07:

  • Had a goal and an assist at UMass-Lowell (1/26).
  • Had one assist against Sacred Heart (10/13).

    As a Freshman in 2004-05: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 32 of 38 games, becoming one of the top defensemen on the team ... Had one goal and five assists on the season for six points ... Scored first career goal vs. Nebraska-Omaha (12/30) in 5-2 win ... Registered two multipoint games with two assists in 5-2 lost to Merrimack (11/6) and two assists in 4-3 loss to UMass Lowell (1/7) ... Contributed an assist in 2-1 win over Canisius (10/16) in Nye Frontier Classic ... Had 7 penalties for 14 minutes.

    BEFORE UMASS: Played for one season with the Aurora Tigers, after spending two years with the Ajax Axemen ... During his only season with the Tigers, he appeared in 76 games, scoring 67 points (17g, 50a) ... Tallied 23 points (5g, 18a) in his final season with the Axemen ... Tigers' squad was ranked the No. 1 Junior "A" team in Canada through the majority of the 2003-04 season ... Their regular season record was 47-2-0 and finished the year with a 76-7-0 record ... The Tigers were the Canadian Junior "A" Champs, the Central Canadian Junior "A" Champs and Ontario Provincial Junior "A" Champs ... Kostka won the Ontario Hockey Association Top Prospect Award in 2004, and was ranked 165th in the NHL Central Scouting Service rankings for North America prior to the 2004 Entry Draft ... Was also a member of the high school golf team.

    PERSONAL: Michael Christopher Kostka ... Born Nov. 28, 1985, in Etobicoke, Ontario ... Son of Chris and Susan Kostka ... Father played hockey at York University (Canada) from 1975-79 ... A business major.

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