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Alex Goligoski | Defenseman | #33

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 2 (61) / PIT
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Alex Goligoski can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
Dallas will have plenty of decisions to make on the back end now that they have entered the off-season. In addition to Goligoski, Jason Demers, Kris Russell and Jordie Benn are eligible for unrestricted free agency as well. The Stars could decide to get significantly younger on defense going into the 2016-17 campaign. Goligoski picked up an assist in Game 7 on Wednesday night to give him seven points in 13 playoff games. He had five goals and 37 points in 82 matches during the regular season. May 12 - 7:48 AM

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Alex Goligoski was the sole source of the Stars' offense as they fell in Saturday's Game 5 to St. Louis.

It was Goligoski's second goal of the series, and fourth of the postseason. He's now up to six points in 11 games overall as well.
May 7 - 3:33 PM

Alex Goligoski tallied his third goal of the postseason on Sunday in Game 2 versus St. Louis.

He opened the scoring in the match to give him a four-game point streak. Goligoski has five points in eight playoff matches thanks to his scoring surge.
May 2 - 10:05 AM

Alex Goligoski got the game winner in Game 6 when he scored a fluky goal in the third period.

The goal came at a great time for the Stars after the Wild stormed back in the third with three straight markers. Goligoski put Dallas up 5-3 at the time and the Stars hung on for a 5-4 victory. The blueliner picked up two goals and one assist in six contests during the series.
Apr 25 - 10:15 AM

Alex Goligoski picked up his first goal of the playoffs during Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to Minnesota.

Goligoski's tally came just seconds after Jason Spezza had tied it mid way through the third period, and briefly put the Stars ahead 4-3. The veteran defender now has two points in five games in the postseason.
Apr 23 - 1:08 AM

Alex Goligoski didn't participate in Tuesday's practice due to an illness.

Dallas' playoff run doesn't begin until Thursday, so we wouldn't be surprised if Goligoski ends up playing in Game 1. He had five goals and 37 points in 82 regular season games.
Apr 12 - 2:58 PM

Alex Goligoski returned to action on Tuesday March 22.

Goligoski returned to the Stars lineup racking up 23:32 of ice time and a +1 rating. The 30 year-old blue-liner is having a nice season for Dallas scoring five goals while collecting 34 points in 74 games while including a +11 rating this season. He is an important piece on that Stars blue-line, especially with the Stars hopes of a long playoff run coming up.
Mar 23 - 4:06 AM

Alex Goligoski was on the ice briefly Monday morning before leaving.

He received some maintenance and coach Lindy Ruff is hoping that Goligoski will be ready to play on Tuesday. We would consider him questionable at this time.
Mar 21 - 5:59 PM

Alex Goligoski scored a goal in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

Goligoski cut the Kings' lead to 2-1, but they were never able to complete the comeback. The 30-year-old has five goals and 34 points in 71 games this season. Cody Eakin also scored for Dallas.
Mar 15 - 11:25 PM

Coach Lindy Ruff doesn't plan to split up the top pairing of Alex Goligoski and John Klingberg.

Even though Goligoski and Klingberg both posted plus-4 ratings on Tuesday versus Winnipeg, they were on the ice for plenty of scoring chances against. Still, Ruff likes the way they have played together and they have established some chemistry. Goligoski has two assists in his last two games and 22 points on the season.
Feb 4 - 9:08 AM

Alex Goligoski earned two assists in Sunday's 6-5 defeat at the hands of the Islanders.

He has recorded one goal and seven helpers in his last 11 appearances. Goligoski also logged a team-high 26:27 of ice time on Sunday.
Jan 4 - 12:03 PM

Alex Goligoski picked up three helpers in Thursday's 4-2 win over Vancouver.

It was another excellent game for Dallas' best defender, who through five pucks on goal to go along with a hit and a block in over 21 minutes of work. The three assists give him nine on the season and 11 points through 26 games.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 01:35:00 AM

Alex Goligoski picked up two assists in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

He had a helper on Jason Spezza's game winner and he assisted on Tyler Seguin's empty net goal late in the final frame. Prior to tonight's game, he hadn't registered a point in any of his last five contests. The 30-year-old has one goal, seven points and a plus-7 rating in 19 games this season.
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 10:07:00 PM

Alex Goligoski has played well against the Maple Leafs over his career.

He has nine assists and a plus-8 in 13 games against Toronto. Goligoski and the Stars will play at Toronto on Monday night. He has four helpers in 11 games to start the 2015-16 campaign.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 01:15:00 PM

The Dallas Stars want to get off to a fast start this season.

"A big start is huge, but it's more than one game or even one month," said defenseman Alex Goligoski said. "It's building good things game to game, and then winning games because we're doing good things, because we're playing the right way. And then, just doing that the rest of the season and getting better because of it." The Stars have no issues scoring goals, but they struggle when it comes to keeping them out of their own net. Dallas has the talent to make the playoffs, but a good start would go a long way in solidifying their spot among the Western Conference's top eight teams.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 10:51:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
5Radek Faksa
6Justin Dowling
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Mattias Janmark
5Travis Moen
6Curtis McKenzie
7Brendan Ranford
8Jason Dickinson
RW1Valeri Nichushkin
2Ales Hemsky
3Patrick Eaves
4Colton Sceviour
5Brett Ritchie
D1John Klingberg
2Alex Goligoski
3Jason Demers
4Kris Russell
5Stephen Johns
6Johnny Oduya
7Jordie Benn
8Julius Honka
9Patrik Nemeth
10Jamie Oleksiak
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Antti Niemi
3Jack Campbell