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Alexander Frolov | Winger

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 6/19/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
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Alexander Frolov registered an assist in Avangard's 4-1 loss to Dinamo Riga in KHL action Saturday.
The former Ranger and King now has 30 points in 32 games this season. Now 30, Frolov may be content playing hockey in Russia and does not seem overly anxious to return to North America. Sat, Dec 22, 2012 09:37:00 AM

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Alexander Frolov scored his fifth goal of the campaign Sunday as Avangard Omsk scored a 3-0 victory over Automobilist.

Frolov is playing alongside NHLer Sergei Kostitsyn, who has equaled Frolov's point total in eight fewer games. In his second year with Omsk, he does not seem to be angling for a return to the NHL.
Sun, Nov 18, 2012 09:44:00 AM

Alexander Frolov had two assists in Avangard Omsk's 2-0 victory over HC Yugra.

Frolov has four goals and 15 points in 19 KHL games this season. He's in his second campaign with Omsk Avangard.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 01:45:00 PM

Former Los Angeles King and New York Ranger Alexander Frolov scored a goal and added an assist to lead Avangard Omsk to a 4-2 win over Dinamo Riga in KHL action Saturday.

The power forward is on the second year of a three-year deal with Omsk. Registering assists for the winners were Sergei Kostitsyn, who signed a two-year deal with Nashville just before the lockout, and former Canadien Alexander Perezhogin.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 09:09:00 AM

Alexander Frolov scored the game-winning goal in Avangard Omsk Oblast's 3-2 victory over Metallurg Magnitogorsk in KHL action.

Frolov is in his second season with Avangard. He has 175 goals and 397 points in 579 career NHL contests.
Source: KHL.ru
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 11:44:00 AM

Alexander Frolov has reportedly signed a three-year deal with Avangard Omsk of the KHL, according to the team's website.

His one-year deal with the Rangers in 2010-11 did not pan out well for either side, as Frolov struggled on the ice with just seven goals and 16 points in 43 games before suffering a torn ACL, a sprained MCL and a torn meniscus in his right knee. He spent the remainder of the year on the sidelines after undergoing surgery and had been demoted to fourth-line duty at the time of his injury.
Thu, May 12, 2011 01:57:00 PM

Alexander Frolov is expected to undergo surgery this week for a torn ACL, a sprained MCL and a torn meniscus in his right knee.

He is projected to be out of action for the remainder of the year. The Rangers will likely place him on long-term injured reserve, which will free up approximately $1.5 million in cap space. Frolov inked a one-year, $3 million contract with New York in the off-season, but never lived up to expectations. He was brought in to play with star player Marian Gaborik and be an offensive threat, but he produced just seven goals and 16 points in 43 games.
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 09:48:00 AM

Alexander Frolov will miss the remainder of the NHL season with a torn ACL of the right knee.

Frolov also sprained the MCL in the same knee, but the ACL tear is the more serious injury. Surgery will be performed in the near future. It was an unfortunate stint in the Big Apple for Frolov, who signed a one-year deal with the Rangers in the hopes of parlaying a strong season into a lucrative long-term contract. It remains to be seen when or where Frolov will suit up next.
Sun, Jan 9, 2011 07:13:00 PM

Alexander Frolov is unlikely to play in the Rangers battle against the Canadiens on Tuesday.

There hasn't been much information coming out of the Ranger camp regarding Frolov, who appeared to hurt himself in a collision with Brad Winchester on Saturday, but the callup of Kris Newbury seems to indicate that Frolov will be sidelined.
Sun, Jan 9, 2011 06:16:00 PM

Alexander Frolov seems to be overcoming a very slow start to the season.

The enigmatic winger has scored two goals and registered five points in the Rangers' last five games and seems to be playing with renewed confidence. If he has been dumped by another owner in your league, see if you can pick him up.
Mon, Dec 27, 2010 10:48:00 AM

Alexander Frolov scored a goal in the Rangers' 4-3 shootout loss Thursday.

Ruslan Fedotenko and Derek Stepan netted the other two Rangers goal. Brian Boyle, Artem Anisimov, Brandon Dubinsky, Matt Gilroy and Chris Drury each registered an assist in the losing effort.
Fri, Dec 24, 2010 10:49:00 AM

Alexander Frolov denied reports from a Russian reporter that he has requested a trade out of New York.

Frolov is having a terrible season and has seen his ice time dwindle to under 10 minutes a game, but he said that he has not asked to be dealt. "He asked me about a trade," Frolov said of the Russian reporter. "I said 'I never think about it.' I've never asked for a trade. I didn't discuss it with Torts. I guess he was trying to make up a story or to find something." Frolov has only five goals and 11 points in 29 games this season, so he should only be in your lineup in the deepest of leagues.
Wed, Dec 8, 2010 07:46:00 AM

Alexander Frolov was limited to just 8:09 minutes of ice time in Thursday's 6-5 victory over the New York Islanders.

Frolov was only on the ice for two shifts in the third period of Monday's game. We wouldn't be surprised if Frolov ends up being sent to the press box on Friday. Frolov has surpassed the 50-point marker in each of his last five seasons, but he hasn't impressed coach John Tortorella and right now he's paying the price.
Fri, Dec 3, 2010 10:14:00 AM

Alexander Frolov was on the ice for just two shifts in the third period of Monday's game.

Frolov has just five goals and 11 points in 26 games this season and he's been particularly disappointing lately. He has only one point in his last nine contests. Frolov showed signs of life when he scored two goals and four points in the Rangers' 8-2 victory on November 14th, but otherwise he was extremely quiet over the month of November.
Wed, Dec 1, 2010 10:50:00 AM

The slumping Alexander Frolov is skating on the Rangers' third line at the moment.

The Blueshirts iced the following combinations against the Panthers Friday night: Brandon Dubinsky-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik; Ruslan Fedotenko-Brian Boyle-Ryan Callahan; Brandon Prust-Artem Anisimov-Frolov and Sean Avery-Erik Christensen-Todd White. The Rangers won 3-0 and will likely keep these lines intact for Saturday's contest against the Predators.
Sat, Nov 27, 2010 10:57:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Derick Brassard
3Dominic Moore
LW1Chris Kreider
2Carl Hagelin
3Anthony Duclair
4Tanner Glass
RW1Martin St. Louis
2Mats Zuccarello
3Rick Nash
4Lee Stempniak
5Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Daniel Girardi
3Marc Staal
4Kevin Klein
5John Moore
6Matt Hunwick
7Dan Boyle
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Cameron Talbot