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Rozsival, Visnovsky to attend Blackhawks camp

by Staff

Veteran defensemen Michal Rozsival and Lubomir Visnovsky will attend training camp with the Chicago Blackhawks on professional tryouts.

The Blackahwks announced their camp roster Wednesday and it included forwards Jake Dowell and Daniel Paille, and defensemen Kyle Cumiskey and Jan Hejda.

Rozsival, who turned 37 on Sept. 3, helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 2013 and 2015. Last season he had 13 points in 65 regular-season games and one assist in 10 Stanley Cup Playoff games. His season ended in Game 4 of the Western Conference Second Round against the Minnesota Wild when he fractured his left ankle.

Visnovsky, 39, spent the previous three seasons with the New York Islanders. Last season he had five goals and 20 points in 53 regular-season games, and two assists in four Stanley Cup Playoffs games.

Cumiskey, 29, split last season between the Blackhawks and the American Hockey League. He replaced Rozsival in the lineup and averaged 9:28 of ice time in nine playoff games.

Hejda, 37, had 13 points in 31 games with the Colorado Avalanche last season.

Paille, 31, had six goals and 13 points in 71 games with the Boston Bruins last season. He won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins in 2011 and helped them get to the Cup Final in 2013, where they lost to the Blackhawks.

Dowell, 30, had 15 points in 76 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL last season. He was a 2004 fifth-round pick (No. 140) of the Blackhawks and spent parts of four seasons with the Blackhawks. He's played for the Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild.

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