The Blackhawks announced on Friday afternoon that Michal Rozsival suffered a fractured left ankle during the second period of Thursday night’s game. from the release: “He will require surgery to repair it. He is not expected to return to full hockey activity until next season.”
In 890 career regular season NHL games, Rozsival has 66 goals and 227 assists. He has added five goals and 20 assists in 102 career postseason contests. Originally a fourth round pick (105th overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1996 NHL Draft, he won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2013.
Rozsival will be 37 years old when the 2015-16 season begins and is an unrestricted free agent this summer.