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Karel Rachunek # - D

  • Age: 34
  • DOB: 1979/08/27
  • POB: Gottwaldov/Zlin, Czech. (CZE)
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 220lbs
  • Shoots: R
  • NHL Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by Ottawa in 1997 (9/229).

Honours and Awards

2001-02NHL - Played in the NHL YoungStars Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/09/07Died on September 7, 2011.
2008/04/24Signed with Dynamo Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
2008/04/01Neck injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/18Missed 10 games (knee injury).
2007/12/23Knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/11/28Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2007/11/21Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2007/11/08Missed 4 games (groin).
2007/10/31Groin, day-to-day.
2007/07/03Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils.
2007/06/26New York Rangers did not tender a qualifying offer.
2007/04/25Missed the last 12 games of the regular season and all 4 games of Round One against the Atlanta Thrashers (right knee injury).
2007/03/14Right knee injury, mid-April.
2007/01/11Missed 2 games (bruised foot).
2007/01/06Bruised foot, day-to-day.
2006/07/01Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2004/11/01NHL lockout: Signed with the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Russian League.
2004/09/06NHL lockout: Signed with the HC JME Znojemstii Orli of the Czech Extraleague.
2004/07/22Re-signed by the New York Rangers.
2004/07/16Filed for salary arbitration.
2004/03/12Missed 3 games (back injury).
2004/03/09Acquired from the Ottawa Senators.
2004/03/06Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/02/19Missed 2 games (back injury).
2004/02/16Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/01/19Missed 1 game (hip injury).
2004/01/17Hip injury, day-to-day.
2003/11/15Missed 3 games (back injury).
2003/11/07Back injury, day-to-day.
2003/04/17Missed Game 4 of Round One against the New York Islanders (left leg injury).
2003/04/16Left leg injury, day-to-day.
2003/03/11Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2003/03/09Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/03/05Fined $1,000 by the NHL.
2003/01/14Missed 2 games (strained right shoulder).
2003/01/09Strained right shoulder, day-to-day.
2002/12/31Missed 1 game (back injury).
2002/12/30Back injury, day-to-day.
2002/11/29Missed 2 games (sore Hip flexor).
2002/11/25Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).
2002/11/08Assigned to Binghamton (AHL) for conditioning.
2002/11/08Re-signed by the Ottawa Senators to a two-year contract.
2002/05/14Missed the last 19 games of the regular season and all 12 games of the playoffs against Philadelphia and Toronto (shoulder injury).
2002/03/08Shoulder injury, remainder of the playoffs.
2002/01/12Missed 1 game (left foot injury).
2002/01/11Left foot injury, day-to-day.
2001/12/26Missed 7 games (separated shoulder).
2001/12/11Separated shoulder, day-to-day.
2001/10/09Missed 2 games (soft tissue in back).
2001/10/04Soft tissue in back, day-to-day.
2001/04/06Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2001/04/03Knee injury, day-to-day.
2000/12/14Missed 7 games (left knee injury).
2000/11/26Left knee injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2007/07/03Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils.
2004/03/09New York Rangers traded Greg de Vries to the Ottawa Senators for Karel Rachunek and Alexandre Giroux.
1997/06/21Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 9th round (229th overall) in 1997.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2010-11YaroslavlKHL50113546114-0-2991328.33-
2010-11Czech RepublicWC912331-0-16195.26-
2009-10Dynamo MoscowKHL52101727-57-0-1741576.37-
2009-10Czech RepublicWC922451-0-0102010.00-
2008-09Dynamo MoscowKHL5092332------85---
2008-09Czech RepublicWC7044------2---
2007-08New JerseyNHL47491330200040685.88-
2006-07NY RangersNHL6662026-941110138996.06-
2005-06YaroslavlRus45111627------73---
2004-05YaroslavlRus276814-3-----69---
2004-05ZnojmoCze215611-6-----55---
2003-04NY RangersNHL12134-9120004214.76-
2003-04OttawaNHL6011617170700029991.01-
2003-04Total Ott/NYRNHL7221921819000331201.67-
2002-03OttawaNHL58425292339011301103.64-
2002-03BinghamtonAHL602220-0-01011.00-
2002-03YaroslavlRus9303------8---
2001-02OttawaNHL513151871400224555.45-
2000-01OttawaNHL71330331731401060773.90-
1999-00OttawaNHL60000000-023.00-
1999-00Grand RapidsIHL6262026182-0-264926.52-
1998-99ZlinCze393912------88---
1997-98ZlinCze27123------16---
TotalNHL371221181404912-1-42275324.14-
TotalAHL602220-0-01011.00-
TotalIHL6262026182-0-264926.52-
TotalCze8791726------159---
TotalRus81202444------150---
TotalKHL1523075105------258---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2010-11YaroslavlKHL188513114-1-110---
2009-10Dynamo MoscowKHL4000-50-0-0619.00-
2008-09Dynamo MoscowKHL12448------8---
2007-08New JerseyNHL--------------
2006-07NY RangersNHL6044-1030-028.00-
2005-06YaroslavlRus2000------29---
2004-05YaroslavlRus9202-4-----6---
2004-05ZnojmoCze--------------
2003-04NY RangersNHL--------------
2002-03OttawaNHL17134-50100014214.76-
2002-03BinghamtonAHL--------------
2002-03YaroslavlRus--------------
2001-02OttawaNHL--------------
2000-01OttawaNHL3000-40-0-007.00-
1999-00OttawaNHL--------------
1999-00Grand RapidsIHL9055-6-0-0513.00-
1998-99ZlinCze6000----------
1997-98ZlinCze--------------
TotalNHL26178-100-0-016362.78-
TotalIHL9055-6-0-0513.00-
TotalCze6000----------
TotalRus11202------35---
TotalKHL3412921------24---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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