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Vitaly Kolesnik
Vitaly Kolesnik
Goaltender
(vih-TAL-ee koh-LEHZ-nihk)
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 198
Catches: Left
Born: Aug 20, 1979
Birthplace: Ust-kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan
Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent on Aug. 16, 2005




PLAYOFFS
- Is looking to make his first appearance in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

2005-06 SEASON
- Spent most of the season with Lowell of the American Hockey League but had a pair of month-long stints in Colorado.
- Was first recalled on Dec. 6 and made seven starts for the Avs in early December.
- Made his NHL debut on Dec. 7 vs. Boston, stopping 20 shots in a 4-1 victory over the Bruins.
- Was sent back to Lowell on Dec. 28.
- Recalled by the Avalanche on March 8, Kolesnik spent the rest of the season in the NHL.
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