Wolski began his journey through the NHL in 2004 after standing out in the OHL.
Drafted 21st overall by the Colorado Avalanche, Wolski made his NHL debut in 2005, recording a goal and two assists in his first game.
Professional hockey has been a winding road for Wojtek Wolski, who has bounced around the ranks of the OHL, NHL and KHL for years.
Avalanche center Peter Forsberg (L) of Sweden and Paull Stastny sit on either side of Wolski. Wolski was drafted in the first round, 21st overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Colorado Avalanche.
; born February 24, 1986) is a Polish-Canadian professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
In the NHL, he has played for the Colorado Avalanche, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers, Florida Panthers, and the Washington Capitals.
He was also an Alternate captain for Ontario's Under-17 team at the 2003 Canada Winter Games.
Wolski suited up for Team Canada in the 2004 Canada/Russia Series and was voted Player of the Game (Team Cherry) for 2004 CHL Top Prospects Game.
The case was dismissed when it was learned that Wolski was defending his girlfriend, who had been pushed off a porch. Michael's College School and played for the Buzzers hockey team in 2001–02.
Before making the Avalanche roster, he recorded 14 franchise records as a member of the OHL's Brampton Battalion, and earned the award for Ontario Hockey League (OHL)'s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2006.
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In five years with the Avalanche, Wolski scored 73 goals and 193 points in 302 games before the business side of hockey took over during the 2009-10 season.
Although he had a career year in which he scored 23 goals and 65 points, Wolski was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes at the trade deadline. He was traded twice more in consecutive seasons before heading to his native Poland when the NHL entered a lockout ahead of the 2012-13 season.