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...
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...
The Tampa Bay Lightning have announced that Mike Kostka suffered a concussion after receiving an illegal hit to the head on Tuesday night while facing the Montreal Canadiens. Late in the third period, Kostka was skating and received an illegal hit from the Habs defenseman Douglas Murray. Kostka fell to the ice and laid motionless for several moments. Medics came to see him and...
Here's the video of the Douglas Murray on Mike Kostka. It's pretty clear that it's a shoulder to the head. Murray has a hearing with the NHL's department of player safety. Murray never been suspended by the NHL according to his player page on TSN.CA.Moment of impact on Murray-Kostka hit. #Habs #Bolts pic.twitter.com/NjNt4LYX19— NHLEXPERTPICKS.COM (@NHLexpertpicks) April 2, 2014
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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