Fit Kolanos heading in right direction

A year after suffering a concussion that would cost him most of the regular season, Krystofer Kolanos is in top shape.

Updated: September 26, 2003, 1:53 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- For Phoenix Coyotes center Krystofer Kolanos preseason games are far from meaningless.

A year after suffering a serious concussion in Phoenix's first exhibition game of 2002-03 that would cost him most of the regular season, Kolanos is in top shape and making an impact in the preseason.

Kolanos had a power-play goal and was one of the best Coyotes on the ice Thursday night in a 3-1 preseason victory over the Vancouver Canucks.


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