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Rhett Rakhshani | Winger

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/6/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 190
College: University of Denver
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 4 (100) / NYI

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Rhett Rakhshani has reportedly signed with HV-71 in Sweden.
He has played the majority of the last two seasons with Bridgeport in the AHL, while skating in just seven games with the New York Islanders. Rakhshani did not a record a point during that time at the NHL level. He doesn't have any fantasy value. Thu, Jun 21, 2012 08:34:00 AM

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The New York Islanders have sent Rhett Rakhshani to the minors.

Rakhshani didn't end up playing with the Islanders during his latest NHL stint. He has nine goals and 25 points in 27 AHL games this season.
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 01:11:00 PM

The New York Islanders have summoned Rhett Rakhshani.

Rakhshani has 25 points and 26 penalty minutes in 27 contests with the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers in 2011-12. He might make his Islanders season debut on Tuesday.
Mon, Jan 30, 2012 01:53:00 PM

Rhett Rakhshani did not skate on Thursday because of a left knee injury.

Coach Jack Capuano said the ailment could be serious. We'll let you know when we hear more, but he wasn't expected to start the season in the NHL anyway.
Source: Isles Files
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 02:23:00 PM

Rhett Rakhshani was on the ice on Thursday for the first time since sustaining a concussion on September 12th.

Rakhshani suffered the injury during a rookie tournament game. He's projected to start the season in the AHL.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 11:02:00 AM

Rhett Rakhshani isn't participating in the Islanders' drills due to a concussion.

Rakhshani sustained the injury during a rookie tournament game on September 12th. He'll probably start the season in the AHL, but he could be one of the first players the Islanders call up in the event of an injury.
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 09:23:00 AM

Rhett Rakhshani sustained a concussion in rookie tournament play on Monday against the Boston Bruins.

He left the game following a first-period hit and didn't return. Rakhshani appeared in two contests with the Islanders last season, but he suffered a concussion on Jan. 11 so this doesn't bode well for him.
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 08:28:00 AM

Rhett Rakhshani (concussion) has been activated off of the injured reserve list and sent to the minors.

Rakhshani was called up on January 11th, but he sustained a concussion in that night's contest against the Vancouver Canucks. It was just his second career NHL game.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 02:29:00 PM

Rhett Rakhshani has been placed on injured reserve by the Islanders.

It is still uncertain how serious his concussion is, but we'll keep you posted.
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 10:31:00 AM

Rhett Rakhshani suffered a concussion in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Vancouver.

He has not been examined yet by doctors due to some inclement weather, but we'll let you know the diagnosis when we hear something. Rakhshani has appeared in just two games with the Islanders this season and he has no points with two shots on goal.
Source: Isles Files
Wed, Jan 12, 2011 03:21:00 PM

Rhett Rakhshani has been called up by the New York Islanders.

Rakhshani has 10 goals and 32 points in 39 games with the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers this season. He made his NHL debut on December 13th, but he was promptly returned to Bridgeport.
Tue, Jan 11, 2011 01:19:00 PM

The New York Islanders have demoted Rhett Rakhshani.

Rakhshani made his NHL debut on Monday. He'll report to AHL Bridgeport.
Tue, Dec 14, 2010 12:49:00 PM

The Islanders have called up winger Rhett Rakhshani from Bridgeport of the AHL.

It's a nice announcement for the former NCAA standout, but he has no fantasy value for the moment.
Sun, Dec 12, 2010 04:46:00 PM

The Islanders signed Rhett Rakhshani to a three-year entry level deal.

The University of Denver captain will report to Bridgeport of the AHL immediately. He had 21 goals and 50 points in 41 games with Denver this season. The Islanders selected Rakhshani with their fourth round pick in the 2006 entry draft.
Thu, Apr 1, 2010 10:31:00 AM

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