| 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
227 lb (103 kg)
| NHL Team|
| New York Rangers|
|Born|| December 23 1978,|
Jindřichův Hradec, CS
|NHL Draft|| 164th overall, 1998|
|Pro Career||1997 – present|
Kotalík was drafted 164th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. In the 2005–06 NHL season, he had a career high in goals 25, assists 37 and points 62. The recent 2006–07 NHL season he was 5 for 7 in shootouts and second in the NHL with four shootout deciding goals. He was out for 16 games because of an injured right knee.
On March 4, 2009, Kotalík was traded by the Sabres to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a 2nd round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Kotalík finished the season in Edmonton before being signed as a free agent by the New York Rangers on July 9, 2009 to a three-year, $9 million contract.
|1997–98||HC České Budějovice||Czech||47||9||7||16||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1998–99||HC České Budějovice||Czech||41||8||13||21||16||3||0||0||0||0|
|1999–00||HC České Budějovice||Czech||43||7||12||19||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||HC České Budějovice||Czech||52||19||29||48||54||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||HC Bílí Tygři Liberec||Czech||25||8||8||16||46||12||2||5||7||12|
|Competitor for Czech Republic|
|Bronze||2006 Turin||Ice hockey|
Kotalík played his first game for the national team in 2000, and has played 21 times for the Czech national team (as of Jan 3 2009).
Played for the Czech Republic in:
|Senior int'l totals||11||5||2||7||0|
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