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Mike Kostka | Defenseman | #21

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/28/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
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Mike Kostka will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Minnesota Wild.
The 30-year-old played in last night's game against Winnipeg, but he'll come out of the lineup tonight. He has just one assist in 11 games this season. Dion Phaneuf, Kyle Turris, Patrick Wiercioch, Mark Stone and Mark Borowiecki will sit out because of injury. Mar 31 - 7:55 PM

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Mike Kostka will play Sunday against Dallas.

The career tweener has posted five goals and 28 points in 49 games for AHL Binghamton this season. Which sounds great, but the 30-year-old has just four goals and 20 points in 70 sporadic games in the NHL since 2012. So we'd look elsewhere for a plug.
Mar 6 - 3:53 PM

Mike Kostka was summoned up by Ottawa on Friday night.

The 30-year-old defender is a career-long tweener having another quality season down on the farm. He's posted five goals and 28 points in 49 games for AHL Binghamton thus far. However Kosta has just four goals and 20 points in 70 sporadic games in the NHL since 2012.
Mar 4 - 11:09 PM

Mike Kostka has been returned to the minors.

He was a healthy scratch for Wednesday's game against New Jersey after he was called up from the minors as insurance. Marc Methot and Mark Borowiecki were fine to play in the match.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 10:40:00 AM

Mike Kostka has been summoned from Binghamton of the AHL.

He has 12 points in 23 games in the minors this year. Coach Dave Cameron said the the Senators have some "banged up guys," including Marc Methot, but it's uncertain if Kostka will play Wednesday.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 01:52:00 PM

The Ottawa Senators have sent Mike Kostka back to AHL Binghamton.

The 30-year-old defender has been unable to establish himself in the NHL, playing in 70 games since playing his first in the 2012-13 season. His demotion is an indication that Patrick Wiercioch is nearing a return to Ottawa's blue line.
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 01:46:00 PM

The Ottawa Senators have recalled Mike Kostka from the minors.

Kosta had one goal and six points with a plus-nine rating for the baby Sens this season in 15 games. He was recalled with Patrick Wiercioch injured. He has no fantasy value at this time.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 08:47:00 AM

The Senators have signed veteran defenceman Mike Kostka to a one-year, two-way deal worth $800,000.

Kostka split time between the Rangers and their affiliate in Hartford in 2014-15 registering 30 points in 63 AHL games and one point in seven NHL games. Kostka will serve as organizational depth for the Sens and as a result has no fantasy value.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 03:23:00 PM

Mike Kostka has been sent to AHL Hartford.

Kostka successfully cleared waivers, so this move was expected. He has an assist in seven games with the Rangers in 2014-15.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 01:23:00 PM

Mike Kostka went unclaimed on waivers.

Kostka has an assist in seven games with the Rangers this season. The 28-year-old blueliner should be regarded as an organizational depth defenseman.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 01:06:00 PM

Mike Kostka has been placed on waivers.

He has one assist in seven games with the New York Rangers this season. Just an FYI as he shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 01:48:00 PM

Mike Kostka is expected to dress Saturday after John Moore was suspended.

Kostka has been stuck in the press box since Oct. 14. He's not bad offensively, so he might be a half-decent short-term pickup in standard leagues if you're desperate for a defenseman.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 08:50:00 AM

Well that didn't take long. Michael Kostka has been recalled from AHL Hartford to replace the injured Dan Boyle in New York.

However, coach Alain Vigneault noted that Matt Hunwick will likely pair on John Moore's right side Saturday night in Columbus. Leaving Kostka in the press box, at least for now.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014 12:35:00 AM

The New York Rangers have placed Matthew Lombardi, Michael Kostka, Steven Kampfer and Cedric Desjardins on waivers.

Kostka played in 28 games with Tampa Bay and Chicago last season. Lombardi was out of the NHL last season. He registered 50 points in 46 games in the Swiss league last season.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 12:38:00 PM

Mike Kostka could be the favorite over Matt Hunwick for the seventh spot on the Rangers defense.

It appears that Kostka's ability to block shots has been the final factor enabling him to take the spot although nothing will be official until Monday when the final cuts will likely be made. As a seventh defenseman, Kostka has no real fantasy value.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 09:11:00 AM

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2Clarke MacArthur
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4Matt Puempel
5David Dziurzynski
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RW1Bobby Ryan
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D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Patrick Wiercioch
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10Mike Kostka
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