|Assets:||Has excellent scoring instincts and tremendous puck-handling skills. Owns plenty of size to be able to handle the physical play of the pro game. Can play any forward position.|
|Flaws:||Lacks intensity at times. Doesn't use his 6-3, 215-pound frame enough to score in high-traffic areas. Also needs more work without the puck and in defensive-zone coverage.|
|Career Potential:||Inconsistent but talented scoring forward with a little upside.|
|NHL||Played in the NHL YoungStars Game||2006-07|
|Canadian Major Junior||Canada Post Cup||2005-06 (shared with Alexander Radulov and Justin Keller)|
|OHL||Red Tilson Trophy||2005-06|
|OHL||William Hanley Trophy||2005-06|
|OHL||Top Draft Prospect Award||2003-04|
|OHL||First All-Star Team||2003-04|
|OHL||Second All-Star Team||2005-06|
|5/20/2013||Signed with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (KHL).|
|10/06/2012||Signed with KH Sanok (Poland).|
|7/11/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year contract.|
|2/25/2012||Acquired from the New York Rangers.|
|2/02/2012||Loaned to Connecticut (AHL) for conditioning.|
|1/05/2012||Missed 26 games (groin).|
|11/05/2011||Groin, injured reserve.|
|10/24/2011||Missed 5 games (groin).|
|1/10/2011||Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes.|
|1/02/2011||Missed 1 game (undisclosed).|
|6/24/2010||Re-signed by the Phoenix Coyotes to a two-year contract.|
|3/03/2010||Acquired from the Colorado Avalanche.|
|4/05/2009||Missed 3 games (illness).|
|11/26/2008||Missed 1 game (head injury).|
|11/24/2008||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|7/02/2008||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Colorado Avalanche to a two-year contract.|
|5/01/2008||Missed Game 2, 3 and 4 of Round Two against the Detroit Red Wings (upper body injury).|
|4/25/2008||Upper body injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|2/25/2007||Missed 4 games (concussion).|
|2/18/2007||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|4/22/2006||Recalled from Brampton (OHL).|
|10/26/2005||Returned to his junior team (Brampton-OHL).|
|9/15/2005||Signed by the Colorado Avalanche.|
|7/11/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|2/25/2012||New York Rangers traded Wojtek Wolski to the Florida Panthers for Michael Vernace and a third-round draft pick in 2013.|
|1/10/2011||Phoenix Coyotes traded Wojtek Wolski to the New York Rangers for Michal Rozsival.|
|3/03/2010||Colorado Avalanche traded Wojtek Wolski to the Phoenix Coyotes for Peter Mueller and Kevin Porter.|
|6/26/2004||Drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round (21st overall) in 2004.|
Wojtek Wolski signs with KHL club | 05/20/2013 11:58 AM
NewsWojtek Wolski has signed with Torpedo Nizhni Novgorod of the KHL.
ImpactHe wasn't utilized much by the Washington Capitals during the lockout-shortened season and was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Wolski produced four goals and five assists in 27 games with the Caps.
Wojtek Wolski stays on the fourth line | 03/07/2013 2:42 PM
NewsWojtek Wolski is projected to play on the fourth line again on Thursday.
Impact"He has to play the game. If you play the game correct, he's got the skillset, he'll get some points," Capitals coach Adam Oates said of Wolski. "For me, I need him to play solid, and if he does, gets rewarded with a goal tonight, great. That's a bonus." Wolski is worth keeping an eye on if he gets another chance on one of the Capitals' top two lines, but for now he doesn't have any fantasy value.
Wolski demoted to fourth line in practice | 03/02/2013 2:08 PM
NewsWojtek Wolski was demoted to the fourth line during Friday's practice.
ImpactAt best, that is where Wolski will play Saturday against the Jets. There is also a chance he may sit in the press box as a healthy scratch for the contest. Wolski has been a streaky player all his life but we believe NHL teams and coaches have had enough of his act. If he is on your squad, cut him.
Captials promote Wojtek Wolski to first line | 01/24/2013 1:05 PM
NewsWojtek Wolski skated on Washington's top line during Thursday's morning skate.
ImpactHe occupied the left side with Alex Ovechkin on the right and Nicklas Backstrom at center. "I think I'm working hard, I'm moving my feet," said Wolski who scored in the Capitals' opener. "I'm getting up in the play and creating opportunities, turnovers. I think that's going to give Nicky and Ovi the opportunity to get some scoring chances." Marcus Johansson, who had that spot in the first two games of the year, has been demoted to the fourth line.
Wojtek Wolski gets another top-six chance | 01/18/2013 9:14 PM
NewsWojtek Wolski is slated to open up on the Capitals' second line.
ImpactWolski is getting yet another chance to contribute in a top-six role in the NHL. He'll be on a line with a great playmaker at center in Mike Ribeiro and Troy Brouwer at right wing. It's a situation worth monitoring because he's still 26 and three seasons from performing at a reasonable level, but we have our doubts this will stick: In 104 games over the last two seasons (spent with three different teams), he has only 47 points.
|Penalty Minutes||28||2008-09 (Col)|
|Power Play Goals||7||2006-07 (Col)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2008-09 (Col)|