Chicago Blackhawks
New York Rangers
Michael Kostka
MichaelKostka
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 210
BIRTHDATE: 11/28/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Etobicoke, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2008) Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, March 25, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Rochester (AHL), August 25, 2010. Traded to Tampa Bay by Florida with Evan Oberg for James Wright and Mike Vernace, December 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 19, 2013. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from Chicago, February 23, 2014. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to lower-body injury vs. Toronto, October 19, 2013 and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2014.