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Michal Rozsival | Defenseman

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (36) / 9/3/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
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Michal Rozsival has recovered from a lower-body injury.
Rozsival is expected to play in the Winter Classic on Thursday. He missed two contests due to the ailment. Tim Erixon will probably be listed as a healthy scratch to make room for Rozsival. Wed, Dec 31, 2014 05:13:00 PM

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Michal Rozsival will likely play in the Winter Classic against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, according to coach Joel Quenneville.

He has missed Chicago's past two games because of a lower-body injury.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 09:58:00 AM

Michal Rozsival (lower body) is out on Monday.

Rozsival was initially projected to be a game-time decision, but it looks like we're getting our answer early. Look for Tim Erixon to stay in the lineup as a result.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 12:51:00 PM

Michal Rozsival (lower body) will be a "game day" decision Monday.

He missed Saturday's game against Colorado because of a lower-body injury. Rozsival has four points, 43 hits and a plus-6 rating in 26 games.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 09:39:00 AM

Michal Rozsival won't suit up with the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday and might not be able to play on Monday, either.

The veteran blueliner isn't much of a difference-maker in fantasy, so JFYI here.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 02:44:00 PM

With Michal Rozsival returning to the lineup, it looks like the Chicago Blackhawks will scratch David Rundblad instead of Trevor van Riemsdyk.

"TVR" has been averaging about three more minutes of ice time per game than Rundblad, so it's not a huge shock. Rozsival makes a difference in reality, but doesn't really get the prominent opportunities (PP or otherwise) to be a huge factor in fantasy.
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 12:27:00 PM

Michal Rozsival (upper body) will be in the lineup for the Blackhawks on Saturday.

It will be his first game of the season. Rozsival had been dealing with an upper-body injury.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 04:33:00 PM

Michal Rozsival (upper body) won't make his season debut on Wednesday.

There was some speculation that Rozsival might be ready in time, but now the Blackhawks are targeting Saturday for his return. He doesn't do enough offensively to warrant owning in standard leagues.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 01:34:00 PM

Michal Rozsival (upper body) might play on Wednesday.

Rozsival has missed Chicago's first two games due to the ailment, but returned to practice on Monday. He had a goal and eight points in 42 contests last season.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 01:45:00 PM

Mciahl Rosziavl skated on his own after the Blackhawks' practice Friday.

The veteran defenseman continues his recovery from an upper-body injury that he sustained about 10 days ago. With any luck, he will be available to play by the end of next week. Considering Rozsival has not fantasy value whatsoever, we do not expect this news will change your roster plans.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014 12:00:00 PM

Michal Rozsival (upper body) is expected to miss the Blackhawks' first game or two.

The good news is that Rozsival shouldn't be unavailable for much longer than that. He had a goal and eight points in 42 contests in 2013-14.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 02:47:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks are not expecting to have Michal Rozsival in their lineup for their season opener next Thursday.

Rozsival has an upper-body injury and his return date is not yet known. The Blackhawks open their season in Dallas.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 02:07:00 PM

Michal Rozsival sustained an upper-body injury.

Rozsival didn't skate on Friday and might be out for a week. He had a goal and seven assists in 42 games last season.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 12:54:00 PM

Michal Rozsival recorded an assist in a 4-3 loss to Los Angeles on Saturday.

Rozsival has a goal and five points in 13 postseason contests. He also has a minus-one rating so far in the playoffs and one of just five Chicago players to have a negative rating after playing in at least 10 contests.
Source: CSN Chicago
Sun, May 25, 2014 06:29:00 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks will see a slight lineup tweak as Michal Rozsival replaces Sheldon Brookbank on defense.

The Los Angeles Kings are likely to push Chicago as much as anyone can starting with Game 1 on Sunday, so it makes sense that the 'Hawks are making changes even coming off a victory. Rozsival was a healthy scratch in the Blackhawks' previous two playoff games. Having him back in the fold shouldn't have big fantasy implications, though.
Sun, May 18, 2014 03:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Brad Richards
3Andrew Shaw
4Marcus Kruger
5Joakim Nordstrom
6Teuvo Teravainen
LW1Patrick Sharp
2Brandon Saad
3Bryan Bickell
4Daniel Carcillo
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Kris Versteeg
4Ben Smith
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Johnny Oduya
5Michal Rozsival
6David Rundblad
7Tim Erixon
8Trevor van Riemsdyk
G1Corey Crawford
2Antti Raanta