■  Same line-up for tomorrow against the Devils 33 2  
  ■  Game 2: New York Islanders @ Rangers 1/16/21 - ... 553 64  
  ■  Game 1: New York Islanders @ Rangers 1/14/21 - ... 695 81  
  ■  Rangers will acquire Dubois. Book it. 232 6  
  ■  Sign K'andre 1805 23  
  ■  RD1 #19 - Braden Schneider 1522 23  
  ■  Opening night line-up 289 5  

How will the Rangers do this season?

Win the Cup
Cup Finalist
Division Finalist
Miss Playoffs

Previous Polls

Sunday - January 10th

While the Rangers are monitoring the Pierre-Luc Dubois situation in Columbus, the cost for acquiring him would be high says Larry Brooks in theNew York Post.

He suggests it'll take someone like Kaapo Kakko, Alexis Lafreniere or K'Andre

Kevin Rooney 1/16
Left ice in 3rd period on opening night and is day to day after a heavy collision with Isles Johnston
Read the submissions so far and see if you can come up with the best caption for today's photo

Best Of:
2014-15 ~ 2013-14
2012-13 ~ 2011-12
2010-11 ~ 2009-10

Question Of The Day

September 29th, 2017

How many rostered players were on the ice for opening night 2016-17


Max Labovitch - 1924
Jere Gillis - 1957
Mike Blaisdell - 1960
Mark Messier - 1961
Dean Kennedy - 1963
Jamie Ram - 1971
Ruslan Fedotenko - 1979
Jason Labarbera - 1980


  Born: Sep 16 - 1929  
  Pos: Left Wing  
  GP: 13  
  G: 2  
  A: 3  
  Pts: 5  
  PIMs: 8  
Defenseman Michal Rozsival has had an up and down career as a Ranger

Not So Rosy-val
Posted by Toby Ivey ≡ 10:36:30 PM - September 28, 2010

Tomorrow night the Rangers host Detroit - 7:00pm MSG - in what will be the fourth of the six scheduled pre-season games. After the game, the Rangers will make close to their final cuts, bringing the roster likely down from 27 to 24 or 25.

The subject of today's Rangers Countdown profile - Michal Rozsival - won't have to worry about being cut, but will need to pick up his game if he wants to stay in New York in the longer term.

Player Profile
The Rangers took a gamble of Rozsival back in 2005 coming out of the lockout, and all things considered, they probably got a good deal. The then 26 year old defenseman, had missed all but one AHL game with a knee injury in 2003-04, and had played 51 games in his homeland during the lockout.

A fourth round draft pick by the Penguins in 1996, Rozsival had managed to calve out a solid NHL career before injuries began to take their toll, causing him to miss 29 games in 2002-03, and then the entire year leading up to the lockout.

Brought in as part of the Czech revolution, Rozsival immediately benefited from limited competition for ice time, and the bonus of seeing significant ice time and power play time behind Jaromir Jagr and the Rangers' top line.

In his first year in New York he set a career high for assists (25) and points ( 30). He topped that the following season by setting career marks in goals (10), assists (30) and points (40), and then extended his goal total even further with 13 in his third year with the Rangers.

With the departure of Jagr in 2008, his offensive game began to wane. He did manage to reach 30 points in that first post-Jagr season, but dropped to just 3 goals and 20 assists last year, as he lost ice time to the more offensively talented Michael Del Zotto.

It's clear now, if it wasn't earlier in his career, that Rozsival is very much a support player who will rise and fall with the fortunes of the team. He's proven to be reliable for the most part, missing just ten games to injury in the five seasons he's been with the Rangers, and is generally sound, if not spectacular in his own end.

It also didn't hurt that Wade Redden joined the team in 2008, and perhaps drew the attention away from one of the team's other overpaid veterans - Rozsival himself.

Given $5M a year, Rozsival was clearly priced beyond his value to the team. With two years remaining on his contract - including this season - he's entering a point where he could potentially be traded in the right scenario.

That seems unlikely at this stage, with the Rangers still operating an inexperienced defensive corps, that got even younger following the recent demotion of Wade Redden. As it stands today, the team will enter the season with just one blueliner over the age of 26, and that includes likely 7th defenseman Steve Eminger.

As the elder statesmen of the defensive corps, the 32 year old Rozsival will be looked to as a reliable 2nd pair defender, who can contribute on the second unit power play, and play in all situations.

Beyond this season, and his value to the team will likely lessen, and perhaps if the Rangers can find a taker, they'll move him in order to beef things up a bit.

2009-10 Statistics
Team: New York Rangers (NHL)
Stats: 3 goals, 20 assists and 78 penalty minutes in 80 games

Team: New York Rangers (NHL)
Stats: 5 goals, 20 assists 66 penalty minutes in 82 games

Rozsival is one of just two Rangers still with the team, who played in the 2005-06. The other was Henrik Lundqvist.

Profile of the Author:
Has been an active follower of the New York Rangers since the 1996-97 season. Began in 2001, and has continued to collect data and provide analysis on the team through to the current day.

 Additional stories from Toby Ivey:


David Quinn pushed the right bu...
- New York Post 1/17

Starring performance: Pavel Buc...
- The Athletic 1/16

Rangers should be ashamed of th...
- New York Post 1/15

Panarin, Fox and more: Best and...
- The Athletic 1/11

Projecting the New York Rangers...
- Lohud 1/11

Rangers landing Pierre-Luc Dubo...
- New York Post 1/10

What Tony DeAngelo Has To Say A...
- Lohud 1/9

NY Rangers camp observations: T...
- Lohud 1/6

Tony DeAngelo on move to Ranger...
- The Athletic 1/6

Do the New York Rangers have en...
- Lohud 1/6

More news...
Tuesday Jan 19th
7:00pm - Home

Friday Jan 22nd
7:00pm - Road

Sunday Jan 24th
7:00pm - Road

Tuesday Jan 26th
7:00pm - Road

Thursday Jan 28th
7:00pm - Road

Saturday Jan 30th
7:00pm - Home

Monday Feb 1st
7:00pm - Home

Thursday Feb 4th
7:00pm - Home

Complete Schedule
January 16th, 2021
  1 2 3 T
2 2 1 5
0 0 0 0
FIRST PERIOD: 1. NYR Buchnevich (Zibanejad) NYR 1-0   2. NYR Panarin (Smith) NYR 2-0    SECOND PERIOD: 3. NYR Buchnevich (unassisted) NYR 3-0   4. NYR Kakko (Di giuseppe,Chytil) NYR 4-0    THIRD PERIOD: 5. NYR Panarin (Fox,Buchnevich) NYR 5-0   
Boxscore Game Thread
  Team GP W L OT Pts  
  Capitals 3 2 0 0 5  
  Flyers 2 2 0 0 4  
  Bruins 2 1 0 1 3  
  Devils 2 1 0 0 3  
  Rangers 2 1 1 0 2  
  Islanders 2 1 1 0 2  
  Penguins 3 1 2 1 2  
  Sabres 2 0 2 0 0  

About Us -  Site Map  -  Contact Us

?Copyright 2001-21
This site and rolex replica uk it's content is in no way affiliated replica watches sale with, or representative rolex replica sale of the 
, NHLPA or the New York Rangers