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Karel Rachunek
Karel Rachunek
Number: 28
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Right
Born: Aug 27, 1979
Birthplace: Zlin, Czech Republic
Hometown: Zlin, Czech Republic
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by DEVILS, July 3, 2007.
Drafted: OTT / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (229th overall)

Looking to make his Devils' post-season debut; missed four games with stiff neck...Saw action in 47 of 82 games during first season in New Jersey/sixth NHL campaign; was a healthy scratch on 17 occasions, including three times November 21-24 for personal reasons...Missed four games April 1-6 with stiff neck, ten contests December 23-January 16 with sore ankle, and four matches October 31-November 5 with sore groin...Notched points in back-to-back games January 20-22 (2a) and November 8-10 (2a)...Returned to lineup/removed from Injured Reserve List January 18 vs. Florida; placed on I.R. List January 1, retroactive to December 21...Recorded his first goal as a Devil November 17 at Philadelphia (M. Biron); posted his first point of season/with NJD with assist October 8 at Ottawa...Made his Devils' debut October 4 at Tampa Bay...Was 0-1 in shootouts this season...In 2007, saw action in six playoff contests with NY Rangers and recorded four assists.