Rick Kowalsky

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Rick Kowalsky
Born (1972-03-20) March 20, 1972 (age 44)
Simcoe, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for AHL
Cornwall Aces
Portland Pirates
Norfolk Admirals
Hampton Roads Admirals
Trenton Titans
Roanoke Express
Cardiff Devils
NHL Draft 227th overall, 1992
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1993–2005

Rick Kowalsky (born March 20, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 10th round (227th overall) of the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. Kowalsky is currently the head coach for the Albany Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Kowalsky played four seasons (19891993) of major junior hockey with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League, scoring 54 goals and 100 assists for 144 points, while earning 259 penalty minutes, in 209 games played.

He went on to play 12 seasons of professional hockey, including 183 games played in the American Hockey League and 516 games in the ECHL. Kowalsky retired as a player following the 2004–05 season during which he helped the Trenton Titans capture the Kelly Cup as the 2005 ECHL Champions. In 2017, he was elected into the ECHL Hall of Fame.[1]


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