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Position
D
 
Jersey
Name  Rostislav Klesla
Born  3/21/1982
Height  6-3
Weight  215
Shoots  L
3/8/2014 7:31:00 PM
Description: Defenseman Rostislav Klesla has decided to take the rest of the year off and resume his hockey career in Europe next season, according to Darren Dreger of tsn.ca.
Insight: The 31-year-old Klesla was traded twice before the deadline, first from Phoenix to Washington and then from Washington to Buffalo. He never played a game for the Capitals or Sabres. He had 48 goals and 111 assists in 659 NHL games.
 
3/5/2014 4:41:00 PM
Description: The Capitals included D Rostislav Klesla in their trade with the Sabres for Jaroslav Halak, according to the Sabres on Twitter.
Insight: Klesla was acquired from Phoenix for Martin Erat Tuesday and never played for Washington. He has just one goal and four points in 25 games this season. There's nothing to get excited about here.
 
3/4/2014 8:13:00 PM
Description: The Coyotes traded D Rostislav Klesla to the Capitals on Tuesday.
Insight: Klesla has just one goal and four points in 25 games this season and won't have any more fantasy value with Washington than he did with Phoenix.
 
11/1/2013 11:20:00 AM
Description: Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Rostislav Klesla is on injured reserve with an lower body injury.
Insight: Klesla has one point in seven games this season and has never posted more than 22 points in a season, so fantasy owners should look elsewhere.
 
10/31/2013 11:54:00 AM
Description: Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Rostislav Klesla is doubtful for Thursday's game against Nashville with an lower body injury.
Insight: Klesla has one point in seven games this season and has never posted more than 22 points in a season, so fantasy owners should look elsewhere.
 
10/29/2013 1:20:00 PM
Description: Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Rostislav Klesla is expected to miss Tuesday's game against Los Angeles with an lower body injury.
Insight: Klesla has one point in seven games this season and has never posted more than 22 points in a season, so fantasy owners should look elsewhere.
 
10/18/2013 10:20:00 AM
Description: Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Rostislav Klesla is doubtful for Friday's game against Anaheim with an upper body injury.
Insight: Klesla has yet to score in three games this season and has never posted more than 22 points in a season.
 
5/13/2011 10:38:00 AM
Description: Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Rostislav Klesla served his one-game suspension and will be eligible to return to the lineup for Game 1.
Insight: Klesla has been an offensive force in the playoffs with two goals and five assists in 10 games.
 
2/28/2011 1:36:00 PM
Description: The Phoenix Coyotes have acquired defenseman Rostislav Klesla from the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Scottie Upshall and defenseman Sami Lepisto. TSN
Insight: Klesla, the first-ever Columbus draft pick and the last player remaining from the team's first season, should provide the Coyotes with some experienced blueline depth, although he won't add many points. Upshall will provide the Jackets with some secondary scoring and grit as they attempt a playoff push.
 
12/22/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Klesla picked up an assist on Tuesday night against the Flames.
Insight: Klesla now has nine points in 32 games this year with two goals and seven assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
9/27/2010 8:05:00 PM
Description: Klesla was successful in his return to active duty in preseason play on Friday.
Insight: He logged 18:34 of ice time, while earning one assist and a plus-one rating in a 5-4 loss to Pittsburgh. He's a top-four defender for the Blue Jackets, but looks to add more value to the team than fantasy owners. (RapidDraft.com)
 
9/14/2010 10:02:00 PM
Description: Klesla healthy and raring to go for the season.
Insight: After recovering from a torn groin and abdominal muscles, Rostislav Klesla says he's 100%. While he may have to sit out some practices early on, the Blue Jackets will be glad to have their valuable defenseman back for the 2010 campaign. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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