Milan Michalek RUMORS & NEWS

  • Spezza eager, Michalek good to go

    Ottawa Citizen "It must get like this around a theatre production toward the end of rehearsals. Actors get antsy to get on with the show. As they finish the last of their casual dress rehearsal skates National Hockey League players are ready to get back to work. Depending on how successful their teams were..." September 10

  • Sens' Michalek has unorthodox treatment on knee

    Sportsnet.ca "Milan Michalek did not want to face the prospect of recovering from another major knee surgery. So instead of going under the knife the Senators winger opted for a non-traditional procedure this summer in Germany that involved blood injections to his chronically injured knee. Michalek says..." September 09

  • Michalek ready to return for Sens after missing 15 games

    Ottawa Citizen "Milan Michalek will make his return to the Ottawa Senators lineup Friday against the New Jersey Devils after missing the past 15 games following knee surgery. It’s a huge bonus for a Senators squad with limited offensive potential. The Devils, meanwhile, will remain without star left winger..." April 12

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    MacLean says that Michalek is "getting closer and closer" to returning. At this point, it's up to Michalek to give coach the green light.

  • Milan Michalek undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery in New York

    Ottawa Sun "The hits just keep on coming for the Senators. As the rest of the Senators were on the ice for their morning skate Tuesday, Milan Michalek was lying on an operating table. The Senators winger underwent athroscopic surgery on his right knee in New York City to clean up loose tissue that wasn't..." March 20

  • Knee surgery for Senators' Milan Michalek

    Ottawa Sun "Milan Michalek has gone under the knife. The Senators winger had knee surgery this morning in New York City. Sources say he will be gone a month but there was no choice. As the Sun reported Tuesday, the Senators felt this was the best option for Michalek to give him a chance to play in..." March 19

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    Milan Michalek had surgery on his right knee today. Timetable for his return is unknown.

  • Sens' Milan Michalek sidelined by nagging knee injury

    Ottawa Sun "There was no sign of Milan Michalek on the ice Tuesday at Scotiabank Place. He'll miss his second straight game here Wednesday. The Senators winger is trying to avoid surgery for a nagging knee injury that forced him to miss 10 games earlier this season and will keep him out of the lineup..." March 13

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    Latendresse will play for Michalek. Setback. A maintanence thing. It's a day to day thing.

  • Sens call in reinforcements including Milan Michalek

    Ottawa Sun "Reinforcements have arrived just in time for the Battle of Ontario. Coach Paul MacLean will have roster decisions to make Wednesday after winger Milan Michalek declared he's ready to return from a knee injury and winger Mark Stone was recalled from the club's AHL affiliate in..." March 06

  • Report: Senators' Michalek to return to lineup vs. Leafs

    TSN.ca "When the Ottawa Senators face the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, it appears that Milan Michalek will be in the lineup. According to the Ottawa Sun, Michalek, who has missed the last 10 games will suit up for the Senators. Michalek, who has two goals and six assists in 13 games this..." March 06

  • Report: Senators' Michalek to return to lineup vs. Leafs

    TSN.ca "When the Ottawa Senators face the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, it appears that Milan Michalek will be in the lineup. According to the Ottawa Sun, Michalek, who has missed the last 10 games will suit up for the Senators. Michalek, who has two goals and six assists in 13 games this..." March 05

  • Accusations didn't worry Michalek

    Ottawa Sun "Milan Michalek had no worries. The Senators winger told reporters he didn't do anything wrong while trying to get New York Rangers defenceman Dan Girardi off him in Game 6 on Monday. Michalek seemed surprised he was accused of kicking by New York officials. "I wasn't worried at all," said..." April 26

  • Michalek lost in New York

    Ottawa Sun "It's a little after 10 on a magnificent Friday morning in Manhattan when, walking among the thousands on 42nd Street, we bump into three guys from Ottawa -- Chris Phillips, Daniel Alfredsson and Chris Neil. "What are the odds?" I say a few moments later to Bruce Garrioch. "This city ain't so..." April 14

  • Michalek, Cowen must step up vs. Rangers

    Ottawa Sun "Flat out, Craig Anderson holds the key to the Senators' success. If he can match or outperform Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, they have a decent chance of extending their surprising season. But two other factors also loom large for Ottawa in an opening-round playoff series that starts..." April 12

  • Sens' Michalek in rare company

    Ottawa Sun "Milan Michalek had a good laugh when asked if he felt embarrassed to complete his hat trick with two empty-net goals Tuesday night. "A little bit," he said. "But they count, and I'm happy for it." As well he should be, especially considering the company he now keeps. The 27-year-old..." March 08

  • Michalek 'salute' a mystery

    Ottawa Sun "Milan Michalek is officially having the best season of his career. But it was the celebration after the goal he scored to tie his previous high mark that raised some eyebrows. After taking a long, hard bank pass from teammate Erik Karlsson, undressing Capitals defenceman Dennis Wideman and..." February 23

  • Melnyk's "greatest" boast gives Karlsson big shoes to fill

    Ottawa Citizen "Just think of the great ones: Bobby Orr, Doug Harvey, Nicklas Lidstrom, Ray Bourque, Denis Potvin, Larry Robinson, and Paul Coffey. Not to mention Red Kelly, Chris Chelios, Tom Johnson, Rod Langway, Doug Wilson, and Scott Niedermayer, all among the more accomplished defencemen to play in the..." February 22

  • Former Shark Milan Michalek returns to San Jose as an NHL All-Star

    San Jose Mercury News "When Milan Michalek first arrived in San Jose, he was an apprehensive 18-year-old able to speak only the most basic English. "It was very hard," said the Czech Republic native. "I could barely understand what the coaches were saying." The Michalek who returns to HP Pavilion on Thursday night..." January 19

  • Sens' Michalek looks to regain scoring touch

    Ottawa Sun "When Milan Michalek banged his head off the ice in Buffalo Dec. 13, he led the NHL with 19 goals. Three weeks later, the Senators winger is in his first four-game slump of the season — and still looking for No. 20. Michalek, in fact, has just one assist in the four games he has played since..." January 04

  • Michalek brothers deal with concussions

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "There is a certain, sad symmetry to it all. Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek , who has missed the past seven games because of a concussion, expects to be back in the lineup Friday when they visit the Ottawa Senators. His brother Milan , a Senators forward who had dressed for all 31 of his..." December 15

  • Michalek surprises with scoring outburst

    Ottawa Citizen "Of all the unlikely December hockey scenarios, we confronted this one at Scotiabank Place on Monday: Milan Michalek of the Ottawa Senators dueling with Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning for the NHL goal-scoring lead. In fact, the three-way tie among Michalek, Stamkos and Phil Kessel of..." December 06

  • Michalek's a sharp shooter

    Ottawa Sun "Milan Michalek has always been considered a talented player. Staying healthy, however, has at times proven to be a challenge for him. The Senators winger had knee issues that limited his effectiveness in the nation's capital. Yet, this year Michalek is healthy, happy and scoring goals at an..." November 18

  • Sens' Michalek hopes to maintain 50-goal pace

    Ottawa Citizen "Milan Michalek couldn't resist the temptation. When someone did the math on the 11 goals the Ottawa Senators forward had scored in the first 18 games and found out that put him on a pace to score 50 this season, the inevitable question was asked: So, Milan, do you think you'll score 50 goals..." November 15

  • Michalek better than Heatley

    Toronto Sun "In his first two seasons with the Senators, Milan Michalek was never picked to participate in a shootout. That changed Tuesday, when Paul MacLean tapped No. 9 on the back as his first choice to settle the score against Minnesota. Of all the players he inherited when taking over the..." October 13

  • Michalek poised to return to Sens lineup

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators carried some extra baggage on their flight here Monday afternoon. Winger Milan Michalek, who was on the ice with the club at Scotiabank Place in the morning, came along for the ride and will play either Tuesday in Raleigh or Thursday in New York. Recovering from a broken foot he..." March 22