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Roman Hamrlik retires from NHL

Defenseman Roman Hamrlik has retired after a 20-year NHL career. The three-time All-Star was drafted first overall by Tampa Bay in 1992. He played 1,395 games in the regular season and 113 in the playoffs with the Lightning, Oilers, Islanders, Flames, Canadiens, Capitals and Rangers. From Zlin, Czech Republic, Hamrlik had 155 goals and 483 assists for 638 points while averaging...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Lightning top pick Roman Hamrlik retires

Roman Hamrlik, the Tampa Bay Lightning's first-ever draft pick, announced his retirement Monday. Selected first overall in 1992, the defenseman concluded a 20-year career in which he recorded 155 goals and 483 assists in 1,395 career games. Hamrlik played five and a half seasons for Tampa Bay and ranks third all-time among Bolts defensemen in goals (52) and points (184). In 1995...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Roman Hamrlik to announce retirement

After 20 NHL seasons Roman Hamrlik is calling it a career. According to reports from Europe Hamrlik will retire from hockey. Roman Jedlicka in the Czech Republic says he’ll make his announcement official in Montreal at a press conference next week. After so long in the NHL Hamrlik has had a distinctive career. He was the No. 1 overall pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning back in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamrlik Out Today vs. Caps

Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that Roman Hamrlik will be a healthy scratch today vs. his former team the Washington Capitals because of John Tortorella's concern about his conditioning... “He’s got to get in shape. We had a back to back and now we’re playing three in not even four (days). He’s got to get some conditioning for him to be effective.” ...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

With Hamrlik comes ice time balance

Hamrlik brings balance to the force. Last night, Roman Hamrlik made his Rangers debut just hours after being claimed off waivers. Harmlik did not register a point, he was not on the ice for any goals, and he only recorded one shot on goal and one hit. But, Hamrlik instantly made the Rangers better. Yes, Marc Staal is out, and Hamrlik pretty much represented the only option. But regardless...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamrlik Not Given Chance in Washington

Katie Strang at spoke with newest Ranger Roman Hamrlik after his first practice with his new about why he only dressed in four games for the Capitals this season... "There's been lots of changes over the summer with the coaching staff in Washington. I wish ... they would've given me a little more of a chance to play hockey but it's in the past and I...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamrlik Claim Could Effect Zuccarello Signing

Larry Brooks at the New York Post says that the Rangers’ waiver claim of defenseman Roman Hamrlik will make a contract offer to Mats Zuccarello more problematic. Under league rules, each organization can only have 50 players under contract. Hamrlik represented the Rangers 49th player. Which means if the Blueshirts sign Zuccarello, they could be severely hamstrung at the trade...
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers claim D Hamrlik off waivers from Capitals

Updates. The Rangers are adding veteran defenseman Roman Hamrlik to the roster while they wait to find out the severity of Marc Staal's eye injury. New York claimed the 38-year-old Hamrlik off waivers from the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, one day after Staal was struck in the eye by a deflected puck in the third period of the Rangers' 4-2 win over Philadelphia. Staal...
Via Fox Sports
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers claim Roman Hamrlik off waivers

Per Bob McKenzie, the Rangers have claimed defenseman Roman Hamrlik off waivers from the Washington Capitals. It is unknown whether the Rangers claimed him before or after the Marc Staal injury, as they definitely had a need for a depth defenseman before Staal’s freak injury. Hamrlik, 38, skated in just four games with the Caps, notching an assist. Last season, Hamrlik skated in...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals veteran D Hamrlik to return vs. Bruins

Washington Capitals veteran defenseman Roman Hamrlik will make his return to the lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the Boston Bruins. Hamrlik has served as a healthy scratch for the last eight contests after being on the ice for too many scoring chances, coach Dale Hunter told the Washington Post. The first overall pick of the 1992 draft, Hamrlik last played on Feb...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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