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Milan Jurcina | Defenseman | #27

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (34) / 6/7/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 233
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 8 (241) / Bos

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Milan Jurcina has signed on to play in the Czech Extraliga with Chomutov.
He skated in 65 games with the New York Islanders last season, while picking up 11 points and an abysmal minus-34 rating. Jurcina was an unsigned free agent this summer, so it's possible that he'll stay in Europe even if the NHL lockout is resolved soon. Thu, Oct 4, 2012 08:13:00 PM

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Milan Jurcina logged 19:45 minutes in his return from a lacerated elbow on Thursday.

Jurcina had four shots on goal, six blocked shots, and two hits in his return. He missed two games due to the ailment.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 10:57:00 AM

Milan Jurcina will draw back into the lineup on Thursday night after missing two games with a lacerated elbow.

He will start alongside Andrew MacDonald against Montreal.
Thu, Feb 9, 2012 01:52:00 PM

Milan Jurcina (elbow) has resumed skating and he may be ready to return to game action as soon as Thursday night versus Montreal.

He has missed the Islanders' last two games after sustaining a lacerated elbow.
Wed, Feb 8, 2012 07:48:00 AM

Milan Jurcina sat out Saturday's game with an elbow laceration suffered in Friday's win in Ottawa.

Jurcina isn't much of a fantasy factor with six points and a minus-21 rating in 41 games this season.
Sun, Feb 5, 2012 01:15:00 PM

Milan Jurcina is dealing with an elbow laceration.

Jurcina isn't expected to play Saturday and he's day-to-day beyond that. He has six points and a minus-21 rating in 41 games this season.
Sat, Feb 4, 2012 05:16:00 PM

Milan Jurcina made his season debut on Thursday after missing the Islanders' first seven games with a groin injury.

Jurcina blocked a shot and registered four hits in 11:41 minutes of playing time. He had 17 points in 46 games last season.
Fri, Oct 28, 2011 11:02:00 AM

Milan Jurcina (groin) will return to New York's lineup on Thursday night in Pittsburgh.

He will be making his season debut after beginning the 2011-12 with a groin injury. Mike Mottau will sit as a healthy scratch. Just an FYI as neither of them has any fantasy value.
Thu, Oct 27, 2011 04:10:00 PM

Milan Jurcina (groin) will probably be able to play on Thursday night.

He has been sidelined since training camp with a groin injury. Stay tuned for lineup notes following the morning skate.
Thu, Oct 27, 2011 08:01:00 AM

Islanders coach Jack Capuano says defenseman Milan Jurcina is improving and remains day-to-day with his groin injury.

Jurcina’s groin injury, suffered during camp, has kept him out of the lineup through the Isles’ first four games. The defenseman has not played since March 26 of last season against Philadelphia when a hip injury forced him out for the end of 2010-11.
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 12:33:00 PM

Milan Jurcina (groin) left the ice early on Sunday during practice.

He has been recovering from a groin injury and may have suffered a setback. We'll let you know when we learn more.
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 08:01:00 AM

Milan Jurcina (groin) skated on Wednesday.

He is listed as day-to-day with a groin injury and his availability for Saturday's contest against Florida is unclear at this time.
Thu, Oct 6, 2011 07:31:00 AM

Milan Jurcina did not take part in Thursday's skate because of a groin injury.

"It's disappointing in a way, but he'll just have to battle through this," coach Jack Capuano said while adding that he doesn't believe the injury is serious. His uncertain status could open up an opportunity for tryout Steve Staios to receive a contract though.
Source: Isles Files
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 02:27:00 PM

Milan Jurcina (hip) is done for the season.

Jurcina final game of the season was on March 26th. He was solid defensively, but he didn't have much fantasy value.
Tue, Apr 5, 2011 02:13:00 PM

Milan Jurcina sustained a hip flexor injury during Tuesday's practice.

Jurcina still needs to be evaluated, but he should be considered questionable for Wednesday's contest. He has four goals and 17 points in 46 games this season.
Tue, Mar 29, 2011 12:51:00 PM

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