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David Koci
David Koci
Left Wing
(KOH-chee)
Number: 48
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 238
Shoots: Left
Born: May 12, 1981
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 17, 2006.
Drafted: PIT / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (146th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS(current through 2006-07 season)

High Goal Game:
None
High Assist Game:
None
High Point Game:
None
First NHL Game:
March 10, 2007 at PHX
First NHL Goal:
None
First NHL Assist:
None

CAREER

2006-07: Made 9 appearances with the Blackhawks going scoreless with 88 penalty minutes … Made his NHL/Blackhawk debut on Mar. 10 at Phoenix registering 42 penalty minutes … Appeared in 44 games for the Norfolk Admirals (AHL), recording 1 point (1 assist) … Led the Admirals with 223 penalty minutes, while setting a new franchise record for the most penalty minutes in a single-season by a Norfolk defenseman … Made his Admirals debut on Oct. 21 vs. Philadelphia … Missed the next 19 games due to a knee injury … Appeared in his 200th career AHL game on Dec. 16 at Springfield … Picked up his first Admirals point with an assist on Jan. 13 vs. Albany.

2005-06:
Appeared in 13 games going scoreless with 59 penalty minutes … A November knee injury caused him to the miss the remainder of the season.

2004-05: Set new career-highs for assists (8), points (9) and penalty minutes (311), while appearing in 68 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) … Led team in penalty minutes and ranked third in AHL for second consecutive season … Plus or even in 50 games … Recorded a career-high of 2 assists, March 27 vs. Hershey … Suffered a torn ACL on April 8 vs. Hershey and missed the remainder of the season.

2003-04: Appeared in 78 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, recording 8 points (1 goal, 7 assists) … Led the team and ranked third in the AHL with penalty minutes (298) … Recorded a 3-game point streak Dec. 6-12 (3 assists) … Scored lone goal of the season Jan. 9 at Lowell … Went scoreless with 24 penalty minutes in 10 playoff games.

2002-03: Recorded one assist and 103 penalty minutes in 48 games with the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) … Ranked ninth on the team in penalty minutes … Appeared in 9 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, going scoreless with 4 penalty minutes.

2001-02: Split the season between Wheeling and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Appeared in 33 games with the Nailers, recording 6 points (2 goals, 4 assists) and 105 penalty minutes … Recorded 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) and 98 penalty minutes in 26 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton .. Made his debut with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Oct. 4 vs. Saint John … Scored his first pro goal Nov. 3 at Albany.

2000-01: Appeared in 70 games with Prince George (WHL), recording 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists) and ranking fourth on the team with penalty minutes (155). 1999-00: Played in 47 games with Sparta Praha (Czech Rep.), recording 7 assists and 124 penalty minutes.