Michal Rozsíval

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Michal Rozsíval
Michal Rozsival - Chicago Blackhawks.jpg
Rozsíval with the Blackhawks in December 2014
Born (1978-09-03) September 3, 1978 (age 44)
Vlašim, TCH
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
Pittsburgh Penguins
New York Rangers
Phoenix Coyotes
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 105th overall, 1996
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1995–present

Michal Rozsíval (born September 3, 1978, in Vlašim, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech NHL ice hockey defenceman that currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks.

He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins with the 105th overall pick in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Penguins for 4 seasons, the New York Rangers for 6 seasons, and the Phoenix Coyotes for 2 seasons. He also played in the Czech Extraliga for HC Oceláři Třinec and Pardubice HC. He was signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract on September 11, 2012.[1] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[2]

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  1. "Blackhawks agree to terms with defenseman Rozsival". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2013-04-26.
  2. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. Retrieved 2013-06-25.

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