Alex Goligoski News
The Coyotes have signed Alex Goligoski to a five-year contract worth $27.375 million.
Arizona traded for Goligoski’s rights last Thursday with the hope they would be able to sign him before July 1st. Goligoski is coming off of a 37-point (5G / 32A) season in 82 games with the Dallas Stars. He has averaged 38.3 points per season in his last three years with Dallas.
The Coyotes have acquired the negotiating rights to Alex Goligoski from the Stars for a 2016 fifth round pick.
Goligoski is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st, but the Coyotes have acquired his rights and plan to sign him before June ends. The 30-year-old blueliner had 37 points (5G / 32A) in 82 games with Dallas this season.
Goligoski took this morning off; but will play vs. the Devils.
Goligoski has one goal and four assists in his last seven games and is now just one point behind Trevor Daley (14) for the team lead in points among blue liners.
Goligoski did not practice on Monday, but should play Tuesday.
Goligoski took a maintenance day on Monday because he has been playing through an injury as of late. Monitor his status during the Stars’ morning skate tomorrow.
Goligoski did not practice on Wednesday because of a cut under his ear he suffered on Tuesday.
Goligoski was reportedly cut by a skate on Tuesday night and he is also dealing with an undisclosed "nagging" injury. The Stars are hopeful that Goligoski will be in the lineup on Friday in New Jersey.
Based on the Stars morning skate it appears that Goligoski will draw back into the lineup after being a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Dallas came out on the wrong end of the deal in 2011 when they sent James Neal and Matt Niskanen to Pittsburgh for Goligoski. He has really come out of the gate on a sour note posting no point and a minus-10 rating through eight contests. He will be paired with Jordie Benn this evening.
Based on this morning's line rushes, Goligoski will be a healthy scratch tonight.
Goligoski has struggled so far, with a minus-10 rating in eight games. Kevin Connauton will enter the lineup if Goligoski is out.
Lindy Ruff said they were just using Alex Goligoski to help fill in as a forward today.
It is unlikely that he will play forward any time soon.
Alex Goligoski is skating as a forward this morning on the fourth line.
It is unknown if Goigoski will stay at forward or what the Stars are doing. He has had a tough start to the season, failing to record a point with a minus-10 rating in eight games.
Alex Goligoski has a fractured bone in his foot, but is expected to be in the lineup tonight.
Goligoski has two goals and five assists in his last nine games.
Goligoski back in the lineup, will be paired with Oleksiak.
Goligoski was a healthy scratch in the Stars last game but will be back in the lineup tonight as the Stars take on a hot Ducks team. He has 3 assists and is a +2 in 10 games this season.
Glen Gulutzan just confirms that Alex Goligoski is a healthy scratch tonight.
Goligoski was traded for James Neal and Matt Niskanen in 2011, I wonder if the Stars are starting to wish they got a little more in return. Make sure you get Goligoski out of your lineup tonight.
Goligoski will be paired with Robidas tonight due to Souray's injury. He has seven goals and 21 points in 42 games which includes five points in his last five games.
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Goligoski hasn't played up to the same level as he did last season but he is the center of the current defense. The former Penguin has five goals and 15 points through 36 games this season.
The Stars will play it safe and start Goligoski on their bottom pairing. Expect him to get some power play time as well as he tries to strengthen his injured hand.