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Mike Komisarek | Defenseman | #72

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (36) / 1/19/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 235
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 1 (7) / MON
Contract: view contract details

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Mike Komisarek has been hired by the Buffalo Sabres as a player development coach.
Komisarek hasn't played in the NHL since the 2013-14 campaign with Carolina and he served as a assistant coach with the University of Michigan in 2015-16. The former NHL defenseman skated in 551 career games. Tue, Aug 1, 2017 10:31:00 AM

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The New Jersey Devils released Mike Komisarek from his pro tryout.

The Devils also assigned goalie Scott Wedgewood, defensemen Renat Mamashev, Corbin McPherson, and forward Joe Whitney to Albany. Komisarek has struggled mightily since leaving Montreal in 2009. He may not get another opportunity in the NHL anytime soon.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 02:32:00 PM

Mike Komisarek will attend New Jersey's training camp on a tryout basis.

He had trouble cracking Carolina's roster in 2013-14, while suiting up in just 32 games.
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 10:27:00 AM

Mike Komisarek picked up two assists on Sunday.

Komisarek doubled his point count this season in Sunday's game as he will end the season with four assists in 32 games. He has no fantasy value but it was nice to see the blueliner have a nice offensive outburst.
Mon, Apr 14, 2014 06:58:00 AM

Mike Komisarek was a healthy scratch for the second game in a row.

This comes on the heels of Komisarek sitting out five games with a lower body injury. The defenseman has no points and four minutes in penalties in 10 games. Needless to say, he has no fantasy value.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 05:44:00 AM

Mike Komisarek (lower body) has been activated from the injured reserve list.

Komisarek was unavailable for five consecutive games due to the ailment. He's being used primarily as the team's seventh defenseman and consequently has no fantasy value.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 01:01:00 PM

Mike Komisarek has been placed on the injured reserve list with a lower-body ailment.

Komisarek has served primarily as the Hurricanes' seventh defenseman this season. He has no points and four penalty minutes in 10 games.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 01:16:00 PM

Mike Komisarek will draw back into the Hurricanes' lineup on Friday.

Komisarek has been serving as a seventh defenseman this season. Tim Gleason and Andrej Sekera are both sidelined, so that's created an opening for Komisarek.
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 12:40:00 PM

Mike Komisarek will remain in the fold Monday night for the Hurricanes.

He's going to line up as forward against Boston. Komisarek got back into Carolina's lineup last week when he played on Friday and Saturday after being a healthy scratch since Oct. 25.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 12:42:00 PM

Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller liked what he saw from Mike Komisarek on Saturday.

Komisarek had spent his previous three games in the press box. "I was really pleased with him," Muller said. "He looked very comfortable. That's where the experience kicks in." Even if Komisarek starts playing more regularly, the defensive defenseman won't have much fantasy value in standard leagues.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 09:36:00 AM

Mike Komisarek will be a healthy scratch on Thursday against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Komisarek was bought out by the Maple Leafs over the summer and signed by the Carolina Hurricanes. Unfortunately, the change in scenery hasn't translated into increased responsibilities for the defensive defenseman.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 05:02:00 PM

Mike Komisarek might be put into the lineup for Thursday's game in Toronto.

It will be Komisarek's first chance to play against the team that bought him out over the summer. "We'll see," he said. "I think as the summer goes by and you start the season, you don't reflect. You digest what's gone on in the past and you move on and look forward." He's out from under the expectations of his big contract, but at the same time he hasn't done much this season. The Hurricanes have only used him in one game and he was limited to 14:14 minutes.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 09:01:00 AM

Mike Komisarek saw his first action in a Carolina uniform this season.

He played 14:14 minutes on Friday without hitting the scoresheet. The defensive defenseman has no fantasy value.
Sun, Oct 13, 2013 07:58:00 AM

Mike Komisarek is still waiting to make his Carolina debut.

He's slated to be a healthy scratch for a third straight time on Tuesday night. "No changes," coach Kirk Muller said. "The way the team played the other night, I don't see any reason to change it up." Komisarek will have to wait for his opportunity to get into the lineup.
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 02:30:00 PM

Carolina coach Kirk Muller is looking forward to strong contributions from defenseman Mike Komisarek in the NHL's regular season, which opens next week.

"I was really pleased with Mike (in the preseason)," Muller said. "He only played maybe 10 games, tops, last year (with the Toronto Maple Leafs). He missed a lot and we’ve got to build his confidence back up." Komisarek played almost 19 minutes and blocked three shots and looked strong in the Canes' 1-0 shutout of the Buffalo Sabres Friday night in their final preseason game.
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 10:41:00 AM

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