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Devils Sign D Karel Rachunek

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The New Jersey Devils today added to its defensive corps by signing unrestricted free agent Karel Rachunek. The announcement was made by Devils’ CEO/President/General Manager Lou Lamoriello. As per club policy, no further terms were disclosed.

“Karel Rachunek is an experienced player who will add size and depth to our defense,” said Lamoriello.

Rachunek, 27, spent last season with the New York Rangers where he registered six goals and 20 assists for 26 points and 38 penalty minutes in 66 regular-season games. His six-season totals show 18 goals and 109 assists for 127 points and 187 penalty minutes in 324 career regular-season games with Ottawa and New York. Rachunek was acquired by the Rangers on March 9, 2004, after four seasons with the Senators. In addition, he spent the 2004-05 season with Znojemsti Excalibur in the Czech League (21 games) and Yaroslavl Lokomotiv in the Russian League (27 games), and 2005-06 with Yaroslavl. The 6’2”, 220 lb. defenseman was originally drafted by Ottawa with their eighth choice, 229th overall in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.


Karel Rachunek                                                                                                   

Born, Zlin, Czech Republic, August 27, 1979;  Shoots right.  6'2", 220 lbs.;  Ottawa’s 8th choice, 229th overall in 1997 Entry Draft. |

Regular Season

YEAR TEAM LEAGUE
GP
G
A
PTS
+/?
PIM
1995-96 AC ZPS Zlin Cze.Jr.
38
8
11
19
-
-
1991-92 AC ZPS Zlin Cze.Jr.
27
2
11
13
-
-
1997-98 Zlin Cze. Rep.
27
1
2
3
-
16
1998-99 Zlin Cze. Rep.
39
3
9
12
-
88
  Czech Rep. WJC-A
6
1
3
4
-
4
1999-00 Ottawa NHL
6
0
0
0
0
2
  Grand Rapids IHL
62
6
20
26
-
64
2000-01 Ottawa NHL
71
3
30
33
17
60
2001-02 Ottawa NHL
51
3
15
18
7
24
2002-03 Yaroslavl Rus.
9
3
0
3
-
8
  Ottawa NHL
58
4
25
29
23
30
  Binghamton AHL
6
0
2
2
-
10
2003-04 Ottawa NHL
60
1
16
17
17
29
  NY Rangers NHL
12
1
3
4
-9
4
2004-05 Znojmo Cze. Rep.
21
5
6
11
-
55
  Yaroslavl Rus.
27
6
8
14
-
69
2005-06 Yaroslavl Rus.
45
11
16
27
-
73
2006-07 NY Rangers NHL
66
6
20
26
-9
38
  NHL TOTALS
324
18
109
127
46
187

Playoffs

YEAR TEAM LEAGUE
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
1995-96 AC ZPS Zlin Cze.Jr.
-
-
-
-
-
1991-92 AC ZPS Zlin Cze.Jr.
-
-
-
-
-
1997-98 Zlin Cze. Rep.
-
-
-
-
-
1998-99 Zlin Cze. Rep.
6
0
0
0
-
  Czech Rep. WJC-A
-
-
-
-
-
1999-00 Ottawa NHL
-
-
-
-
-
  Grand Rapids IHL
9
0
5
5
6
2000-01 Ottawa NHL
3
0
0
0
0
2001-02 Ottawa NHL
-
-
-
-
-
2002-03 Yaroslavl Rus.
-
-
-
-
-
  Ottawa NHL
17
1
3
4
14
  Binghamton AHL
-
-
-
-
-
2003-04 Ottawa NHL
-
-
-
-
-
  NY Rangers NHL
-
-
-
-
-
2004-05 Znojmo Cze. Rep.
-
-
-
-
-
  Yaroslavl Rus.
9
2
0
2
6
2005-06 Yaroslavl Rus.
2
0
0
0
29
2006-07 NY Rangers NHL
6
0
4
4
2
  NHL TOTALS
26
1
7
8
16

Traded to NY Rangers by Ottawa with Alexandre Giroux for Greg de Vries, March 9. 2004.  Signed as a free agent by Znojmo (Czech Republic), September 6, 2004.  Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), November 1, 2004.  Signed as a free agent by DEVILS, July 3, 2007.


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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 82 24 43 16 67
P. Elias 65 18 35 -4 53
T. Zajac 80 18 30 3 48
A. Henrique 77 25 18 3 43
M. Zidlicky 81 12 30 -3 42
M. Ryder 82 18 16 -6 34
A. Greene 82 8 24 3 32
E. Gelinas 60 7 22 -3 29
D. Zubrus 82 13 13 1 26
R. Clowe 43 7 19 -10 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 15 12 .921 1.97
M. Brodeur 19 14 6 .901 2.51

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