Alex Goligoski Minnesota Wild logo

Age 36 Jul 30, 1985
Grand Rapids USA
Defense shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
185 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2013
Agent Ben Hankinson
Draft Year 2004
Drafted Overall 61
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo

Transaction History
Apr 22, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski will not be in Friday's lineup against Seattle, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Apr 3, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched an assist, four blocked shots, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Capitals.
Mar 30, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski agreed to terms on a two-year, $4 million contract extension with the Wild on Wednesday.
Mar 29, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski will once again be a healthy scratch heading into Tuesday's matchup with the Flyers, Jessi Pierce of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 27, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski (undisclosed) will not play Sunday against Colorado, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Jan 22, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched two assists and went plus-2 in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blackhawks.
Jan 15, 2022 Activated Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski was activated off the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list Saturday.
Jan 8, 2022 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski was placed on the COVID-19 list and will not play against the Capitals on Saturday.
Dec 20, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski posted an assist, three blocked shots and two hits in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Stars.
Dec 16, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski posted an assist and two hits in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Sabres.
Dec 12, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski scored a goal and added two PIM in Sunday's 6-4 loss to the Golden Knights.
Dec 9, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski logged a power-play assist and two shots on net in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Dec 2, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched two assists, two blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Devils.
Nov 30, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski registered an assist, two blocked shots and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes.
Nov 26, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski scored a goal on his lone shot and added two blocks with a plus-3 rating Friday in a 7-1 victory over Winnipeg.
Nov 21, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched two assists, one on the power play, in Sunday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Lightning.
Nov 19, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski had a goal, two assists, two shots and a plus-4 rating in Thursday's 7-2 win over Dallas.
Nov 13, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski posted an assist and two blocked shots in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Kraken.
Nov 10, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski produced an assist and two shots on net in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes.
Nov 4, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski (upper body) is expected to play against the Penguins on Saturday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Oct 29, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski (upper body) is expected to miss the next week or two, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Oct 28, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski (upper body) won't play Thursday versus the Kraken, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Oct 19, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski recorded two assists, two shots on net, a pair of blocked shots and two PIM in Tuesday's 6-5 overtime win over the Jets.
Jul 28, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Wild on Wednesday.
May 7, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski managed an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
May 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski posted a power-play assist, three blocked shots and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
May 3, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski managed a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Kings.
Apr 26, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched an assist in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Sharks.
Apr 24, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched two assists, including one on the power play, in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Kings.
Apr 19, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski scored a goal on four shots and added four hits in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Wild.
Apr 17, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski scored a goal Saturday in a 3-2 win over St. Louis.
Apr 14, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski produced a power-play assist and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Wild.
Apr 12, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski recorded an assist and four blocked shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Apr 9, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski recorded a power-play assist, four hits, four blocked shots and two shots on goal in Friday's 7-4 loss to the Golden Knights.
Apr 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski produced two power-play assists and two hits in Monday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
Apr 4, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski picked up an assist, two shots on net, two PIM and three hits in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Ducks.
Apr 2, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski recorded an assist and two blocked shots in Friday's 4-2 win over the Ducks.
Mar 31, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski produced an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 9-3 loss to the Avalanche.
Mar 27, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski notched an assist, five blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Sharks.
Mar 23, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and went plus-3 in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Avalanche.
Mar 8, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski recorded an assist and two blocked shots in Monday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche.
Feb 13, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski hasn't recorded a point in the last 13 games.
Jan 14, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Alex Goligoski | Goligoski had an assist and three hits in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Sharks.
Nov 21, 2018 Activated Arizona Coyotes | activated D Alex Goligoski from injured reserve.
Jun 22, 2016 Arizona Coyotes | signed D Alex Goligoski to a five-year, $27.375 million contract.
Jun 16, 2016 Trade Arizona Coyotes | Dallas Stars acquired the rights to D Alex Goligoski from the Arizona Coyotes for 2016 fifth-round draft pick (Colton Point).
Jan 23, 2012 Dallas Stars | (Alex Goligoski) Agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension.
Dec 8, 2011 Activated Dallas Stars | (Alex Goligoski) activated from injured reserve.
Nov 15, 2011 Dallas Stars | (Alex Goligoski) placed on injured reserve.
Feb 21, 2011 Trade Dallas Stars | (Alex Goligoski) acquired from Pittsburgh in exchange for James Neal and Matt Niskanen.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Alex Goligoski
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Minnesota Wild Minnesota Wild logo 72 2 28 30 41 34 1,112 66.90 55.30 2.70 52.80 2.40 0.11 1.08
Alex Goligoski Stats by Elite Prospects Alex Goligoski Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2002-2003 Omaha Lancers USHL 10 0 1 1 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2002-2003 Grand Rapids High USHS-MN 28 14 20 34 22
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 10 0 2 2 6
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Grand Rapids High USHS-MN 26 25 31 56 16
2004-2005 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 33 5 15 20 44
2004-2005 USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 2
2005-2006 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 41 11 28 39 63
2006-2007 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 44 9 30 39 51
2007-2008 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 70 10 28 38 53 Playoffs 23 4 24 28 0
2007-2008 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 3 0 2 2 2 30 100.00 62.24 29.47 49.50 13.01 0.00 3.95
2008-2009 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 45 6 14 20 16 603 58.00 53.97 6.17 52.14 6.74 0.20 0.90 Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0
2008-2009 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 26 2 16 18 16 Playoffs 9 1 5 6 0
2009-2010 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 69 8 29 37 22 1,016 54.84 52.75 -0.24 51.93 -0.28 0.30 1.06 Playoffs 13 2 7 9 0
2010-2011 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 9 22 31 28 874 64.10 54.87 4.58 53.48 1.49 0.27 0.82
2010-2011 Dallas Stars NHL 23 5 10 15 12 427 46.67 48.85 1.50 53.18 4.72 0.28 0.70
2011-2012 Dallas Stars NHL 71 9 21 30 16 1,217 51.02 55.90 11.33 53.85 6.84 0.35 0.84
2011-2012 USA WC 8 1 4 5 2
2012-2013 Dallas Stars NHL 47 3 24 27 18 804 56.16 49.33 3.18 50.54 3.21 0.22 1.12
2013-2014 Dallas Stars NHL 81 6 36 42 28 1,392 54.13 50.60 0.56 50.99 0.24 0.13 0.99 Playoffs 6 1 3 4 0
2014-2015 Dallas Stars NHL 81 4 32 36 24 1,423 53.03 55.91 4.76 53.87 2.17 0.17 1.01
2015-2016 Dallas Stars NHL 82 5 32 37 34 1,499 55.40 52.00 -2.13 53.81 1.78 0.16 1.08 Playoffs 13 4 3 7 0
2016-2017 Arizona Coyotes NHL 82 6 30 36 28 1,449 46.15 41.08 -1.44 44.21 0.22 0.17 0.91
2017-2018 Arizona Coyotes NHL 78 12 23 35 26 1,434 38.46 42.73 -5.63 45.31 -2.94 0.33 0.88
2018-2019 Arizona Coyotes NHL 76 3 24 27 16 1,262 48.42 51.95 3.23 48.39 -0.47 0.05 0.71
2019-2020 Arizona Coyotes NHL 70 4 28 32 24 1,248 53.00 48.20 -0.60 49.10 1.10 0.10 0.96 Playoffs 9 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Arizona Coyotes NHL 56 3 19 22 14 1,014 52.20 49.50 2.50 49.10 0.60 0.18 0.83
2021-2022 Minnesota Wild NHL 72 2 28 30 34 1,112 66.90 55.30 2.70 52.80 2.40 0.11 1.08 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
Alex Goligoski Stats by Elite Prospects | Alex Goligoski Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date March 30, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,000,000 2.45% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $2,000,000 $2,000,000
UFA
AAV $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Minnesota Wild logo
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $5,000,000 6.13% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $5,000,000
UFA
AAV $5,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $5,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000
Clauses NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team Arizona Coyotes logo
Signing Date June 21, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 5 Years $27,375,000 7.50% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $5,475,000 $5,475,000 $5,475,000 $5,475,000 $5,475,000
UFA
AAV $5,475,000 $5,475,000 $5,475,000 $5,475,000 $5,475,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,375,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $5,800,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,375,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $5,800,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $5,375,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $5,800,000 $4,000,000
Clauses M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date January 23, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $18,400,000 7.67% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $4,600,000 $4,600,000 $4,600,000 $4,600,000
UFA
AAV $4,600,000 $4,600,000 $4,600,000 $4,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,200,000 $4,600,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,200,000 $4,600,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Minors Salary $4,200,000 $4,600,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date June 19, 2009
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 3 Years $5,500,000 3.23% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $1,833,333 $1,833,333 $1,833,333
RFA
AAV $1,833,333 $1,833,333 $1,833,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $2,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $2,750,000
Minors Salary $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $2,750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date July 10, 2007
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,968,400 1.68% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009
Cap Hit $845,300 $845,300
RFA
AAV $984,200 $984,200
Performance Bonuses $188,900 $88,900
Base Salary $500,000 $600,000
Signing Bonuses $295,300 $295,300
Total Salary $795,300 $895,300
Minors Salary $70,300 $70,300
Clauses
UFA Year