The New York Rangers have placed defenseman Mike Kostka on waivers, as Dan Boyle is set to replace him in the lineup. Kostka’s stint in the lineup, first game and pair of epic turnovers aside, wasn’t terrible. He was a sub-50% possession player in 57% OZ starts, but he’s the 8D on the depth chart, […] The post Rangers place Mike Kostka on waivers appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Forget Mike Kostka. The one-game experiment with the 28-year-old defender notwithstanding, the Rangers’ depth has been extremely impressive so far this season. Derek Stepan and Dan Boyle are two enormous losses that most teams wouldn’t be able to withstand, but New York has weathered the storm remarkably well through seven games. It hasn’t been easy. Poor planning […] The...
The Rangers placed Matt Lombardi, Mike Kostka, Steven Kampfer, and Cedric Desjardins on waivers today. Although the Rangers official roster won’t be known until tomorrow, we can note that this means Matt Hunwick has won the seventh Rangers defenseman job. Prior to training camp, it looked like the Rangers figured Kostka would be their seventh defenseman. But continue reading...
Per Renaud Lavoie, the Rangers have waived center Matt Lombardi and defensemen Steve Kampfer and Mike Kostka. As a formality, they have also placed goalie Cedrick Desjardins on waivers, but that was expected. He wasn’t on waivers during the last round of cuts because he was injured, and injured players cannot be waived. This means that […] The post Rangers waive Lombardi, Kostka...
The Rangers have signed defenseman Mike Kostka to a one year deal. I haven’t been able to link the dollar figure, but it is below $700K per. He replaces Justin Falk as the Rangers right handed seventh defenseman. You remember him, right? He’s serviceable in that role. With that, the Rangers defense is basically set. Dan Boyle is the round peg that will be sledge hammered into...
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Douglas Murray saw Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mike Kostka had his head down and threw a flying elbow at him. Murray connected and Kostka was knocked out cold by the unnecessarily dirty hit. No doubt Brendan Shanahan will be suspending Murray for this one. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Douglas Murray Levels Mike Kostka With Extremely Dirty Hit appeared...
It was reported on Sunday that Tampa claimed defenseman Mike Kostka off waivers from Chicago. In doing so, the Bolts did the Hawks a huge favor. According to Capgeek, the Blackhawks had 49 contracts on their books before Kostka was … Continue reading →The post The Significance Of Mike Kostka appeared first on Committed Indians.
TSN’s Darren Dreger is reporting that the Tampa Bay Lightning have claimed defenseman Mike Kostka off waivers.The post Tampa Claims Mike Kostka appeared first on Committed Indians.
On Saturday, the Blackhawks placed defenseman Mike Kostka on waivers. Kostka, 28, has two goals and one assist in nine games with the Hawks this season.The post Blackhawks Place Mike Kostka On Waivers appeared first on Committed Indians.
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