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Karel Rachunek
Karel Rachunek
Defenseman
(ra-KHOO-nehk, KAH-rehl)
Number: 23
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Right
Born: Aug 27, 1979
Birthplace: Zlin, Czech Republic
Hometown: Zlin, Czech Republic
Acquired: Traded to Rangers by Ottawa with Alexandre Giroux in exchange for Greg de Vries on March 9, 2004.
Drafted: OTT / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (229th overall)



2007 Playoffs:
* Recorded two power play assists and logged 18:41 of total icetime on May 6 vs. Buffalo; Also recorded three hits and three blocked shots in the game.
* Picked up an assist and posted a plus-one rating in 16:33 of total icetime on May 4 at Buffalo.
* Registered two shots on goal and two blocked shots in 17:19 of total icetime on May 1 vs. Buffalo.
* Recorded one hit in 23:07 of total icetime on Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo.
* Registered his first postseason point as a Ranger with a power play assist on Apr. 27 at Buffalo.
* In his return to the lineup, recorded two hits and two shots on goal on Apr. 25 at Buffalo after missing 16 games due to an MCL sprain suffered on March 13 vs. Ottawa; Marked his Rangers playoff debut.
* Has appeared in six career playoff games vs. Buffalo, registering four assists.

2007 Playoff-Highs:
Goals: None ... Assists: 2 (May 6 vs. Buffalo) ... Points: 2 (May 6 vs. Buffalo) ... Penalty Minutes: 2 (May 4 at Buffalo) ... Shots: 2 (three times) ... Time on Ice: 23:07 (Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo) ... Hits: 3 (May 6 vs. Buffalo) ... Blocked Shots: 3 (May 6 vs. Buffalo)...Plus/Minus: +1 (May 4 at Buffalo).

Career Playoff Notes:
* Appeared in 20 career postseason contests with the Senators, tallying one goal and three assists.
* Collected one goal and three assists in 17 postseason games with Ottawa in 2002-03.

2006-2007 Regular Season vs. Buffalo:
* Has appeared in 21 career regular season games vs. Buffalo, registering three assists Collected one assist in four games vs. the Sabres this season.

2006-2007 Missed Game Information: 2 - Healthy Scratch; 2 - Bruised Foot; 12 - MCL sprain.
2006-2007 Postseason Missed Game Information: 4 - MCL sprain.