The Chicago Blackhawks added a veteran defenseman to their roster Tuesday, signing Michal Rozsival to a one-year deal. CSN's Tracey Myers confirmed the news of the signing on Twitter.
" (A) miracle worker he is not. This is a kind-of big body you can put on the third pair to be a roadblock, and on the kill as well. In fact, he is a pretty effective penalty killer...In the end, he's a passable road-grater back there when he's on. You'll also recall him ragdolling some Hawks forwards last spring. There is some snarl here, and that's welcome on a blueline that's kind of short of it.
This signing appears to cement the departure of Niklas Hjalmarsson. $2 million is the unconfirmed total for the contract.
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