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New York Rangers (3) Michal Rozsival moves the puck up the ice in the first period at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 20, 2006. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Michal Rozsíval (Czech pronunciation: ; born September 3, 1978) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He joined the team in 2011, previously playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2000 until 2004, and the New York Rangers from 2005 to 2011.

Rozsíval was drafted in the fourth round, 105th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. To adjust to North American play, he moved to Canada to play junior hockey with the Swift Current Broncos. Before making his debut with the Penguins, he played for the Syracuse Crunch in the American Hockey League (AHL). He made his NHL debut in the 1999–00 season.

He came to the Rangers after the 2004–05 NHL lockout as a free agent.

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