Kolesar posted an assist and five hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 2.
Kolesar won a faceoff back to Alex Pietrangelo, who scored from the point at 18:46 of the second period. The 24-year-old Kolesar began the game on the third line but moved up to a prime position between Max Pacioretty and Mark Stone on the top line to begin the second period. With Chandler Stephenson (upper body) deemed day-to-day, Kolesar could be in line to take on a top-six role after a decent showing Wednesday. He's collected four points, 49 hits, 12 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 13 playoff outings.
Kolesar scored a goal, logged four hits and went plus-2 in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche in Game 6.
Kolesar won a faceoff and then got to the front of the net to tip in an Alex Pietrangelo shot at 14:27 of the second period. The goal was Kolesar's first career playoff tally. He's produced three points, 42 hits, 12 shots on net and a minus-2 rating in 11 playoff contests. He's unlikely to see more than a bottom-six role when he's in the lineup. He may also have to compete with Patrick Brown for playing time.
Kolesar is a healthy scratch for Game 7 against the Wild on Friday, Steve Carp of SinBin.Vegas reports.
With the returns of star forward Max Pacioretty (undisclosed) from a 12-game absence and Ryan Reaves (COVID-19 protocols), Kolesar is the odd-man-out after playing in the first six games of the series. He was held scoreless except for the two assists he posted in Game 4 but managed to pile up 31 hits through just 12:06 of average ice time.
Kolesar notched two assists, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Wild in Game 4.
Kolesar assisted on both of Nicolas Roy's tallies Saturday. The helpers were the first two playoff points of Kolesar's career. The 24-year-old had 13 points, 107 hits and 30 PIM in 44 regular-season outings. With Tomas Nosek (undisclosed) out, Kolesar has been able to take on a larger role on the third line.
Kolesar scored a goal and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Sharks.
Kolesar tallied to give the Golden Knights a 2-0 lead in the first period. The physical forward had three goals, 12 points, 46 shots on net and 107 hits through 44 appearances in his first full NHL season. He's been a physical presence for an already heavy-hitting Golden Knights squad.
Kolesar produced an assist and six hits in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Blues.
Kolesar earned the secondary helper on Reilly Smith's opening tally at 12:26 of the first period. The 24-year-old Kolesar is up to 11 points, 44 shots on net, 102 hits and 30 PIM through 42 contests in his first NHL campaign. He's become a reliable fourth-liner for the Golden Knights, and his physical presence has helped to offset the absence of Ryan Reaves (undisclosed) in recent weeks.
Kolesar (hip) took line rushes and is expected to play Wednesday versus the Avalanche, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Kolesar missed seven games with the injury. The 24-year-old power forward is expected to slot into a bottom-six assignment in his return. He's produced 10 points, 82 hits and 30 PIM in 35 contests this season.
Kolesar (hip) will be a game-time decision Wednesday against the Avalanche, David Schoen of Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Kolesar has been sidelined since April 11 but is finally nearing a return. The rookie has produced 10 points in 35 games while skating in a bottom-six role. Definitive word on his status should come down prior to puck drop Wednesday.
Kolesar (hip) won't play Wednesday against San Jose, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Kolesar will miss a sixth straight game Wednesday, and at this point there's no telling when he might be ready to return. Either way, the 24-year-old winger has only notched 10 points in 35 games this season, so most fantasy managers shouldn't need to track his status.
Kolesar (hip) will miss Monday's game against the Sharks, David Schoen of Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Kolesar will log a fifth consecutive absence due to this injury. His next chance to return to his customary bottom-six role will arrive in Wednesday's rematch against the Sharks.
Kolesar (hip) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Ducks, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Kolesar will miss a fourth straight game from the press box, meaning Tomas Jurco will stay in the lineup. His next chance to play is Monday versus the Sharks.
Kolesar (hip) will not suit up for Friday's game against the Ducks, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Kolesar will miss his third straight game with a hip injury. The 24-year-old has 10 points and 82 hits in 35 games this season. He'll be questionable for Sunday's rematch with the Ducks.
Kolesar (hip) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Kings, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Kolesar will miss his second straight game after suffering the injury in Sunday's contest against Arizona, as he's still without a timetable for return. The 24-year-old has had a decent season, supplying two goals and 10 points across 35 games. With Kolesar out, Tomas Jurco will stay in the lineup on the team's fourth line for Wednesday's game.
Kolesar (hip) isn't expected to play in Monday's game versus the Kings, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
There's no clear timetable for Kolesar's return, but he'll miss at least one game due to the hip injury he suffered during Sunday's win over the Coyotes. Ryan Reaves (undisclosed) will also miss Monday's game, meaning Cody Glass is expected to draw in and the Knights will likely roll with seven defensemen.
Kolesar (hip) left Sunday's game against Arizona and will not return, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Kolesar was on the ice for just 4:46 before he was injured Sunday. The 24-year-old will be considered questionable for Monday's tilt with the Kings. He has 10 points through 35 games this season.
Kolesar scored a goal and added three hits in Friday's 7-4 win over the Coyotes.
Kolesar stretched the Golden Knights' lead to 3-0 within the first seven minutes of the game. The 24-year-old has picked up seven points in his last 11 contests. He's up to two goals, eight assists, 36 shots on net, 81 hits and 30 PIM through 34 appearances overall.
Kolesar notched a pair of assists, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-1 win over the Blues.
Kolesar had a hand in the opening tally by Tomas Nosek as well as Alec Martinez's second goal of the game. The 23-year-old Kolesar remains in a bottom-six role, but he's picked up a goal and five helpers in his last nine outings. For the year, the physical winger has nine points, 34 shots on net, 74 hits and 30 PIM through 32 contests.
Kolesar registered an assist, four hits and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Kolesar picked up a helper on Shea Theodore's third-period goal. With a goal and three helpers in his last six games, Kolesar has gotten a bit more confident on offense. The 23-year-old winger is up to seven points, 70 hits, 29 shots on net, 30 PIM and a minus-3 rating in 29 outings.
Kolesar notched an assist, two hits, a pair of shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Kolesar set up Alec Martinez's insurance tally in the third period. The 23-year-old Kolesar has earned the trust of head coach Pete DeBoer to play in a third-line role. The Manitoba native has six points, 66 hits, 30 PIM and 27 shots on net through 28 contests.
Kolesar scored a goal on three shots, added three hits and served two PIM in Monday's 5-1 win over the Blues.
Monday was Kolesar's 26th NHL game, and he finally joined the ranks of the league's goal scorers in the third period. His tally at 11:19 gave the Golden Knights a 3-1 lead. The 23-year-old has five points, 62 hits, 21 shots on net, 23 PIM and a minus-3 rating through 25 contests this season. Kolesar is unlikely to move beyond a third-line role this year.
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