Rangers D Rozsival to have surgery, miss 2 weeks

Updated: September 20, 2006, 2:28 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- New York Rangers defenseman Michal Rozsival will undergo right knee surgery and be sidelined for two weeks, the team announced Wednesday.

 Michal Rozsival

Rozsival will undergo a procedure to repair a medial meniscus tear. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Andrew Feldman and Dr. Anthony Maddalo at St. Vincent's Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Rozsival, 27, tied for the league lead last season with a plus-minus rating of plus-35. He also played in all 82 games and led the Rangers in scoring among defensemen with 30 points.

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