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Michal Handzus

37-Year-Old Center – Chicago Blackhawks

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Handzus was the big pickup for the Blackhawks at the deadline last season and he played dividends for the team, especially in the postseason. In 23 playoff games, he contributed three goals and eight assists, a tally that trumped his entire regular season between the Sharks ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 215   DOB: 3/11/1977   BORN: Banska Bystrica, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #101 Overall in 1995   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michal Handzus Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with Chicago in July 2013.

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Handzus will not play in Saturday's game against the Predators, Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Michal Handzus 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 28 73 11 33 44 -2 38 113 9.7 1 1 2 0 2
2006-07 29 8 3 5 8 4 6 9 33.3 0 0 1 0 1
2007-08 30 82 7 14 21 -21 45 89 7.9 0 3 0 0 0
2008-09 31 82 18 24 42 -7 32 143 12.6 4 1 18:54 7 8 15 3:12 75 69
2009-10 32 81 20 22 42 4 38 117 17.1 6 1 18:18 5 5 10 2:29 76 62
2010-11 33 NHL LA 82 12 18 30 -5 20 94 12.8 3 0 17:21 4 6 10 2:58 86 48
2011-12 34 NHL SJ 67 7 17 24 -6 18 81 8.6 0 0 14:27 2 3 5 1:06 52 59
2012-13 35 NHL CHI 11 1 5 6 7 4 10 10.0 0 0 12:07 0 0 0 1:54 9 7
2012-13 35 NHL SJ 28 1 1 2 -9 12 31 3.2 0 0 13:32 0 0 0 0:30 22 23
2013-14 36 NHL CHI 59 4 12 16 0 16 50 8.0 2 1 13:39 0 0 0 0:05 35 55

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Michal Handzus – Playing Time Overview

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13:39

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Michal Handzus was on the ice for 13:39.

0:05

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Michal Handzus was on the ice for 0:05 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 14:27 1:06
2012-13 12:07 1:54
2012-13 13:32 0:30
2013-14 13:39 0:05

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Michal Handzus 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 17 at STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 25:55 0:19
Apr 12 at NSH Did Not Play
Apr 11 at WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 17:13 0:22
Apr 9 MON 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:13 0:00
Apr 6 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:11 0:00
Apr 4 at CLS Did Not Play
Apr 3 MIN Did Not Play
Mar 30 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 8:11 0:00
Mar 28 at OTT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 12:31 0:00
Mar 27 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 16:54 0:00
Mar 25 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:09 0:00
Mar 23 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:51 0:00
Mar 21 CAR 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 14:12 0:03
Mar 19 STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:36 0:00
Mar 18 at PHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:13 0:00
Mar 16 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 15:05 0:09
Mar 14 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 11:52 0:00
Mar 12 at COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 12:18 0:00
Mar 9 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:31 0:00
Mar 6 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 14:30 0:09
Mar 4 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 14:36 0:00
Mar 1 PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 15:39 0:11
Feb 27 at NYR Did Not Play
Feb 7 at PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 11:37 0:00
Feb 5 at ANH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:01 0:00
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Feb 3 at LA Did Not Play
Feb 1 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 12:20 0:00
Jan 29 at VAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 4 10:13 0:00
Jan 28 at CGY Did Not Play
Jan 26 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 8:14 0:00
Jan 23 at MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 11:13 0:00
Jan 22 at DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 12:39 0:00
Jan 19 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 13:49 0:00
Jan 17 ANH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:57 0:20
Jan 14 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8:04 0:00
Jan 12 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 10:19 0:00
Jan 11 at MON 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:27 0:00
Jan 8 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:12 0:00
Jan 5 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 15:48 0:00
Jan 3 at NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:27 0:00
Jan 2 at NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 15:00 0:00
Dec 30 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 13:40 0:00
Dec 28 at STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 16:15 0:00
Dec 27 COL 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 14:46 0:10
Dec 23 NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:46 0:04
Dec 20 VAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:59 0:10
Dec 17 at NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 16:00 0:00
Dec 15 LA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 15:19 0:00
Dec 14 at TOR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 13:25 0:00
Dec 11 PHI 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 100.0 0 0 16:04 1:32
Dec 10 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 15:34 0:00
Dec 8 FLA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 16:33 0:00
Dec 6 ANH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:45 0:45
Dec 5 at MIN Did Not Play
Dec 3 DAL Did Not Play
Nov 30 at PHO 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:59 0:10
Nov 29 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 12:12 0:00
Nov 27 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 12:06 0:08
Nov 25 at EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 12:57 0:00
Nov 23 at VAN Did Not Play
Nov 21 at WPG Did Not Play
Nov 19 at COL Did Not Play
Nov 17 SJ Did Not Play
Nov 16 at NSH Did Not Play
Nov 14 PHO Did Not Play
Nov 10 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 9 at DAL Did Not Play
Nov 6 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 3 CGY Did Not Play
Nov 2 at WPG Did Not Play
Oct 29 OTT Did Not Play
Oct 28 at MIN Did Not Play
Oct 26 MIN Did Not Play
Oct 24 at TB 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 13:56 0:00
Oct 22 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:35 0:00
Oct 19 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 14:01 0:00
Oct 17 STL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:27 0:00
Oct 15 at CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:34 0:00
Oct 12 BUF Did Not Play
Oct 11 NYI 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 9:17 0:00
Oct 9 at STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 14:55 0:00
Oct 5 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 13:31 0:00
Oct 1 WAS 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 10:28 0:00

Michal Handzus: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Handzus (undisclosed) will return to the lineup Sunday against the Blues.

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Handzus will not play in Friday's game against the Blue Jackets, as he stayed behind in Chicago to rest.

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Handzus will not play Thursday against the Wild, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports.

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Handzus has 11 points and a minus-1 rating in 41 games this season.

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Handzus had a goal and an assist in Friday's 7-2 victory over the Avalanche.

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Handzus had a goal and assist in Wednesday's win over the Flyers.

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Handzus (illness) will play Friday vs. the Ducks, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Handzus (illness) was on the ice Friday for the team's morning skate, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports.

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Handzus (illness) could play Friday against the Ducks, Tracey Myers of CSN Chicago reports.

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Handzus (illness) will not travel with the team to Minnesota for Thursday's game against the Wild.

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Handzus will not play in Tuesday's game against the Stars due to an illness, ESPN Chicago reports.

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Handzus will play in Monday's game against the Oilers, ESPN Chicago reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Handzus isn't as bad as his 24 points from last year. The big pivot played most of last year with a nagging hip injury, so it's little wonder he looked bad and slow at times. He should return to the 30-point mark that he delivered two seasons ago, but he will have to work hard to keep Andrew Desjardins from stealing his third-line job. If you're in a league that prizes checking line centers with experience, then Handzus is your pick. If not, you know what to do.

2011-12

Handzus signed a deal with the Sharks in the offseason that will pay him $2.5 million over two years. This figures to be a safe investment for San Jose, as he has the ability to improve a penalty-killing unit that went from being one of the top units (85 percent) in 2009-10, all the way down to 79.6 percent last season. The potential pitfall for "Zeus" is that he had averaged between 18:18 and 17:20 of ice time the past two seasons with Los Angeles, and considering that was the approximate TOI range for Ryane Clowe and Logan Couture last season, Handzus' minutes are bound to drop as a third-line checker in a teal sweater. And naturally, a decrease in minutes means fewer opportunities to score, followed by a natural drop in fantasy value.

2010-11

By lighting the lamp 20 times last year, Handzus had his highest goal scoring season since the 2003-04 season. The 33-year old doesn't see enough ice time now to expect much improvement over those numbers and his 17.1% shooting percentage was his highest mark since '02-03, so expecting another 20-goal campaign may leave you disappointed. He'll be good for around 40 points and 18-20 goals.

2009-10

Zeus had a bounce back season last year, but let's not get overly excited here. He still only had 18 goals and 24 assists in his second year after major knee surgery. The 32-year old is best suited for a checking role so don't expect anything more than 40-45 points again this season.

2008-09

Handzus was a bust of almost mythical proportions in his first year with the Kings after signing a four-year, $16 million deal. He scored just seven goals in 82 games and doesn't figure to see much time on either of the team's top two scoring lines. He'll likely be a very well paid checking line center for the Kings unless he can crack the team's top six forwards.

2007-08

While Handzus missed 74 games last season, he is not injury prone and is bound to put up better numbers than he did in Philadelphia before his one-year stint in Chicago. If he can click with another skater like Ladislav Nagy, he could easily push 60 points by season's end.

2006-07

It could be a big year for Handzus on a team that is starving for scoring. If paired with Martin Havlat and Tuomo Ruutu, Handzus could pile up the assists in 2006-07. Had 11 goals and 33 assists for the Flyers in 2005-06 and was traded to the Blackhawks for Kyle Calder. The pressure is on for him to contribute.

2005-06

Handzus had a wonderful 2003-04 campaign, flying under the radar to 58 points, with 22 of those coming on the power play. He seems to get better every year and although he is on the second line, Handzus should be one of the Flyers' better scorers, especially on the power play.