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Michal Rozsival | Defenseman | #32

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (38) / 9/3/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
Drafted: 1996 / Rd. 4 (105) / PIT
Contract: view contract details

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Michal Rozsival appears to be in the lineup Wednesday night.
It looks like Michal Kempny, who has two assists in 18 games, will be scratched. Rozsival has skated in just five matches this season. Nov 23 - 3:41 PM

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Michal Rozsival will play Saturday against the Coyotes.

Rozsival's days as a useful fantasy asset are long gone, but it's amazing he still plays at the highest level and for Chicago. The veteran has a point in four games.
Nov 19 - 8:33 PM

Michael Rozsival will be scratched against the Capitals on Friday night.

Unfortunately at this point in his career, Rozsival has no fantasy viability. He simply doesn't hit the stat sheet enough, and these days, no longer plays enough.
Nov 11 - 6:57 PM

Michal Rozsival made his season debut on Monday night.

The veteran defender was scratched for Chicago's first six games of the year. Gustav Forsling's upper-body injury could give Rozsival some additional playing time if the rookie can't play on Friday.
Oct 26 - 9:01 AM

Michal Rozsival doesn't know where he fits in with the Chicago Blackhawks this season.

The veteran signed a one-year contract extension with Chicago last June and he's ready for whatever the team throws his way. "Right now, I still don't know what my role is," the 38-year-old said. "It might be determined by the way I play. The last four years I've played 20 games, I've played 30 games and I've played 50 games. I'm ready for anything and for any kind of role. Obviously, I would love to be playing. I'm always trying to fight for my ice time." Last year, Rozsival had one goal and 13 points in 51 games.
Oct 1 - 9:15 AM

Michal Rozsival has inked a one-year extension with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Rozsival had a goal and 13 points in 51 contests last season. Per general fanager, he's set to earn $600K in 2016-17, which is the same as his 2015-16 salary.
Jun 30 - 2:00 PM

Michal Rozsival will be a healthy scratch in Game 7 against the Blues on Monday night.

Rozsival played in the first four games of the series, but the Hawks opted to replace him with David Rundblad. The 37-year-old has no points and a minus-3 rating in the series. Tomas Fleischmann, Viktor Svedberg, Brandon Mashinter, Christian Ehrhoff and Michael Leighton will also be healthy scratches.
Apr 25 - 8:32 PM

Michal Rozsival will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Blues.

The Blackhawks have no wiggle room. One more loss and they'll be eliminated from the postseason. Rozsival played in the first four games of the series, but the Hawks have opted to go with David Rundblad in Game 5. Tomas Fleischmann, Viktor Svedberg, Christian Ehrhoff and Michael Leighton will also serve as healthy scratches.
Apr 21 - 9:32 PM

Michal Rozsival is ready to step up for the Blackhawks with Duncan Keith suspended for Game 1 of the playoffs against St. Louis.

"I'm preparing for it — definitely," Rozsival said. "If I get the call and have to play Dunc's minutes — maybe on the penalty kill and stuff, yeah, I'm looking forward to it. I'm excited. We're all excited." The veteran rearguard played well back in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final in 2013 during a different Keith suspension.
Apr 13 - 9:09 AM

Michal Rozsival (lower body) will play Monday night.

Christian Ehrhoff appears to be the odd man out, so it doesn't look like he will play against his former Los Angeles teammates. Rozsival sat out one game with a lower-body ailment.
Mar 14 - 12:42 PM

Michal Rozsival (lower body) hasn't been ruled out yet for Monday's match versus Los Angeles.

He didn't skate at practice on Sunday, but the Blackhawks will evaluate his status after Monday's morning session. Rozsival wasn't able to play on Friday because of a lower-body injury.
Mar 14 - 10:45 AM

Michal Rozsival is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

At the least Rozsival will be unavailable for Friday night's contest. He has a goal and nine points in 39 games this season.
Mar 11 - 1:33 PM

Michal Rozsival will return to Chicago's blue line on Sunday against Detroit.

Rozsvial had missed the previous pair of games as a healthy scratch. Unfortunately he doesn't provide any fantasy value. He's posted just six points, 29 PIMs, 45 blocks, and 56 hits in 37 games thus far.
Mar 6 - 3:36 PM

Yep you're reading the stat sheet right, Michal Rozsival picked up 15 PIMs in Sunday's 6-1 loss to Minnesota.

In 924 career NHL games Rozsival has accumulated just 671 PIMs over his long career, and coming into today's game he had just 14 PIMs in 34 games this season. In fact, this is just the third time in his career that Rozsival collected double-digit PIMs in a game. The first time, oddly enough, was 12 against Minnesota in 2007 while with the Rangers.
Feb 21 - 6:30 PM

Michal Rozsival will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Dallas.

The 37-year-old has one goal and five points in 31 games this season. He has no fantasy value going forward.
Feb 11 - 8:31 PM

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