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After missing the entire 2011-12 season following knee surgery Chad Kolarik has rebounded in strong fashion in '12-'13 for the Connecticut Whale. The hard-working skilled winger scored his team-high ninth goal in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Worcester, and he now has 18 points (9-9-18) in 23 games this season.

Following the game Kolarik chatted one-on-one with BlueshirtsUnited.com's Jim Cerny about his play and emotional goal celebrations, while also discussing the maturity and skillset of his current linemate, 19 year-old JT Miller, the Rangers top pick in the 2011 NHL Draft.

Watch the insightful and often funny comments from Chad Kolarik, then comment on what he had to say below.

Dec 13 - 1:55pm