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Zenon Konopka

33-Year-Old Center – Buffalo Sabres

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Konopka lost his heavyweight crown in a lockout-shortened season, but he still managed to rattle off 117 PIMs in 39 games while dominating in the face-off circle. He provides more on-ice value than your usual goon, but that prowess at the dot doesn't really translate into fa...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 213   DOB: 1/2/1981   BORN: Niagara-on -the-Lake, Ontario   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Zenon Konopka Contract Information:

Signed a two-year deal with Minnesota in July 2012.

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Konopka (back) returned to the ice for Sunday's season finale against the Islanders. He only saw 8:58 of ice time, while also spending five minutes in the penalty box.

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Zenon Konopka NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 24 23 4 3 7 -4 48 18 22.2 0 0 2 0 2
2006-07 25 6 0 0 0 -2 20 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 26 3 0 0 0 -1 15 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 27 7 0 1 1 -1 29 6 0.0 0 0 7:01 0 0 0 0:01 6 2
2009-10 28 74 2 3 5 -11 265 41 4.9 1 0 8:08 0 1 1 0:17 109 23
2010-11 29 NHL NYI 82 2 7 9 -14 307 56 3.6 0 0 10:11 0 0 0 0:12 110 52
2011-12 30 NHL OTT 55 3 2 5 -4 193 34 8.8 1 0 7:51 1 0 1 0:14 54 18
2012-13 31 NHL MIN 37 0 0 0 -4 117 18 0.0 0 0 8:26 0 0 0 0:01 23 9
2013-14 32 NHL BUF 23 0 1 1 -4 33 6 0.0 0 0 8:53 0 0 0 0:05 25 15
2013-14 32 NHL MIN 36 1 1 2 -5 55 15 6.7 0 0 7:17 0 0 0 0:01 21 11
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Time On Ice Stats

7:17

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Zenon Konopka was on the ice for 7:17.

0:01

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Zenon Konopka was on the ice for 0:01 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 8:26 0:01
2013-14 8:53 0:05
2013-14 7:17 0:01

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Zenon Konopka 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 13 NYI 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 8:58 0:00
Apr 12 at BOS Did Not Play
Apr 10 at NYR Did Not Play
Apr 8 DET Did Not Play
Apr 6 at PHI Did Not Play
Apr 4 at DET Did Not Play
Apr 3 at STL Did Not Play
Apr 1 NJ Did Not Play
Mar 29 TB Did Not Play
Mar 27 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 25 at MON Did Not Play
Mar 23 at VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:03 0:00
Mar 20 at EDM 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 5:55 0:14
Mar 18 at CGY Did Not Play
Mar 16 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 8:22 0:00
Mar 15 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 7:59 0:03
Mar 13 at CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 7:55 0:00
Mar 11 NSH 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 6:58 0:00
Mar 9 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 9:33 0:06
Mar 7 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 9:10 1:00
Mar 6 at TB Did Not Play
Mar 3 at DAL Did Not Play
Feb 28 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 7:16 0:00
Feb 26 BOS Did Not Play
Feb 25 CAR Did Not Play
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Feb 6 at OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 7:38 0:00
Feb 5 PIT Did Not Play
Feb 3 EDM Did Not Play
Feb 1 at COL 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 6:56 0:00
Jan 30 at PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:50 0:00
Jan 28 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 8:04 0:00
Jan 27 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:19 0:00
Jan 25 at CLS 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 8:44 0:00
Jan 23 CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 10:13 0:00
Jan 21 FLA Did Not Play
Jan 18 CLS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 6:20 0:00
Jan 15 at TOR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 10:20 0:04
Jan 14 PHI 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:05 0:11
Jan 12 at WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 11:55 0:06
Jan 9 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 9:59 0:00
Jan 7 CAR Did Not Play
Jan 4 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 11:37 0:00
Jan 2 at MIN Did Not Play
Dec 31 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 29 WAS Did Not Play
Dec 27 at TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:47 0:00
Dec 23 PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 5:55 0:00
Dec 21 at BOS Did Not Play
Dec 19 BOS 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 5:39 0:00
Dec 17 WPG 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 6:24 0:00
Dec 14 CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 5:41 0:00
Dec 12 at OTT 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 4:25 0:00
Dec 10 OTT Did Not Play
Dec 7 at MON Did Not Play
Dec 5 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 30 at NJ Did Not Play
Nov 29 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2:23 0:00
Nov 27 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 11:55 0:00
Nov 24 DET Did Not Play
Nov 21 at PHI Did Not Play
Nov 19 STL 0 0 0 -2 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 4:27 0:00
Nov 16 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov 15 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:41 0:00
Nov 12 LA Did Not Play
Nov 8 at ANH Did Not Play
Nov 7 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:27 0:00
Nov 5 at SJ 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 10:20 0:00
Nov 2 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 31 at NYR Did Not Play
Oct 28 DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:55 0:00
Oct 26 at TB 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 8:27 0:00
Oct 25 at FLA Did Not Play
Oct 23 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 19 COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 10:31 0:20
Oct 17 VAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 9:25 0:00
Oct 15 at NYI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 6:45 0:00
Oct 14 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 10:24 0:00
Oct 12 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:17 0:00
Oct 10 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 8:13 0:00
Oct 8 TB 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 7:58 0:00
Oct 5 at PIT 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 9:10 0:00
Oct 4 OTT Did Not Play
Oct 2 at DET Did Not Play

Zenon Konopka: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Konopka (back) won't be available Thursday against the Predators.

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Konopka suffered a back injury Monday and will not play Tuesday against the Canadiens.

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Konopka (finger) will play Friday against the Sharks.

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Konopka (finger) will be out of the lineup Wednesday vs. the Bruins.

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Konopka (finger) will be in the lineup Wednesday against the Bruins, Bill Hoppe of the Times Herald reports.

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Konopka underwent finger surgery over the Olympic break and should be viewed as day-to-day, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.

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Konopka will be a healthy scratch for Tuesday's game, reports The Buffalo News.

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Konopka will return to the Sabres' lineup Thursday night, reports WRG 550 Sports Radio.

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In an effort to change things up, Konopka will sit out Tuesday's game, reports Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald.

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Claimed off waivers from Minnesota, Konopka will make his Sabres debut Saturday night against New Jersey.

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The Sabres have claimed Konopka on waivers from the Wild, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

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Konopka was placed on waivers Thursday, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Konopka is a super-heavyweight who isn't a complete liability when he's on the ice. He delivered 193 PIMs in just 55 games last season; that was good for third in the league. He was even more productive for sin bin lovers in the two previous years -- his 307 PIMs in 2010-11 and 265 in 2009-10 led the league both years. We fully expect him to wear that crown again.

2011-12

Konopka, signed to a one-year contract this off-season, will play fourth line minutes and provide a lot of grit. One of the best face-off men in the game, he'll also be looked upon to take key faceoffs in the defensive zone, especially during penalty kills. With only two goals and seven assists in 2010-11, Konopka should not be a fantasy option for your team unless you're in dire need of penalty minutes. He racked up 307 penalty minutes for the Islanders last year.

2010-11

Konopka is another bruiser that the Isles will employ this season. Seems the Islanders brass feel like they were pushed around last season, so players like Konopka and Trevor Gillies will play on the fourth line to rectify that situation.

2009-10

Fifty-seven points in the AHL last season make him interesting. But at 28, he's probably one of those career minor leaguers who'll only get occasional time in the bigs. Avoid.

2008-09

Gritty forward could still develop into a pesky fourth line NHL center.