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Joe Motzko


Joe Motzko

Joe Motzko played for Bemidji in the 1991 and 1992 Paul Bunyan Tournaments. Motzko was a semi-finalist for Minnesota's Mr. Hockey Award. He also played for the Omaha Lancers of the USHL, and had a successful career at St. Cloud State of the WCHA. He became SCSU's number four all-time scorer and was WCHA rookie of the week in 1999. Motzko was a member of the 2001 SCSU WCHA Final Five Champion team. Later he was signed as a free agent with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2003 and has played for the affiliate Syracuse Crunch where he was one of the top rookie scorers in the AHL. He debuted in the NHL with Columbus on February 2, 2004.



Regular Season
Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998-99 Omaha Lancers USHL 51 15 21 36 60 12 7 3 10 12
1999-00 St. Cloud State NCAA 36 9 15 24 52
2000-01 St. Cloud State NCAA 41 17 20 37 54
2001-02 St. Cloud State NCAA 39 9 30 39 34
2002-03 St. Cloud State NCAA 38 17 25 42 59
2002-03 Syracuse Crunch AHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Syracuse Crunch AHL 70 17 24 41 38
2003-04 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2003-04p Syracuse Crunch AHL 70 17 24 41 38 7 2 2 4 6
2004-05 Syracuse Crunch AHL 79 28 38 66 72
2005-06 Syracuse Crunch AHL 61 27 34 61 54 3 0 0 0 0
2005-06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Syracuse Crunch AHL 33 13 23 36 29
2006-07 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 7 1 0 1 0
2006-07 Portland Pirates AHL 34 15 14 29 20
2006-07 Anaheim Ducks NHL           3 0 0 0 2
2007-08 Hershey Bears AHL 48 21 27 48 44
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 8 2 2 4 0
2007-08 Chicago Wolves AHL 24 6 16 22 16 16 2 9 11 12
2008-09 Chicago Wolves AHL 73 29 27 56 82
2008-09 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 6 1 0 1 0
2009-10 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 48 18 16 34 74 10 3 5 8 10
2010-11 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 11 5 6 11 12
NHL Totals 25 4 2 6 0 3 0 0 0 2

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