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Roman Polak

28-Year-Old Defenseman – Toronto Maple Leafs

2013-14 NHL Stats

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4

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9

PP Pts

0

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3

PIM

71

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Polak is tough, we'll give him that. He can drop his gloves - see YouTube for evidence of that - lay hits and block shots, but he won't deliver much fantasy goodness for your squad. Odds are good he will spend the season as the defensive-minded partner of a more offensive-mi...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 236   DOB: 4/28/1986   BORN: Ostrava, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 6th Rd, #180 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Roman Polak Contract Information:

Signed a five-year extension with St. Louis in June of 2011.

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Polak was traded to the Maple Leafs on Saturday in exchange for Carl Gunnarsson, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports. The right-handed shot will bring a nasty edge to the Leafs' blue line.

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Roman Polak 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
2006-07 20 19 0 0 0 -3 6 13 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 21 6 0 1 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 22 69 1 14 15 -15 45 73 1.4 1 0 21:31 0 5 5 2:00 110 109
2009-10 23 78 4 17 21 7 59 73 5.5 1 0 19:59 0 0 0 0:07 138 124
2010-11 24 NHL STL 55 3 9 12 -4 33 54 5.6 1 0 19:57 0 0 0 0:06 110 78
2011-12 25 NHL STL 77 0 11 11 6 57 88 0.0 0 0 18:52 0 0 0 0:06 173 141
2012-13 26 NHL STL 48 1 5 6 -2 48 39 2.6 1 0 18:25 0 0 0 0:03 110 78
2013-14 27 NHL STL 72 4 9 13 3 71 83 4.8 0 0 17:20 0 0 0 0:01 151 131
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Roman Polak – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Left Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

17:20

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Roman Polak was on the ice for 17:20.

0:01

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

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

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 18:52 0:06
2012-13 18:25 0:03
2013-14 17:20 0:01

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Roman Polak 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 12 at OTT Did Not Play
Apr 10 at FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 15:15 0:03
Apr 8 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 18:24 0:02
Apr 5 WPG 0 0 0 -2 10 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 16:53 0:02
Apr 3 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 2 19:39 0:00
Apr 1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 18:59 0:00
Mar 29 DET 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 14:14 0:00
Mar 28 at PHI Did Not Play
Mar 25 STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 4 0 20:01 0:14
Mar 23 at NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 17:37 0:00
Mar 22 MON 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 7 3 14:22 0:00
Mar 19 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 17:21 0:00
Mar 18 at DET Did Not Play
Mar 16 at WAS Did Not Play
Mar 13 at LA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:39 0:00
Mar 11 at SJ 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 2 16:51 0:00
Mar 10 at ANH Did Not Play
Mar 8 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 16:39 0:00
Mar 5 at NYR Did Not Play
Mar 3 CLS Did Not Play
Mar 1 at MON Did Not Play
Feb 27 at NYI Did Not Play
Feb 8 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 19:34 0:00
Feb 6 at TB 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 1 16:40 0:00
Feb 4 at FLA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 18:37 0:03
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Feb 1 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 17:01 0:00
Jan 30 FLA Did Not Play
Jan 28 TB 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 15:19 0:00
Jan 25 at WPG 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 18:26 0:00
Jan 23 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:51 0:00
Jan 21 at COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:12 0:00
Jan 20 at PHO 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 4 0 17:42 0:00
Jan 18 MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 15:07 0:00
Jan 15 BUF Did Not Play
Jan 14 at BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 15:05 0:00
Jan 12 NJ Did Not Play
Jan 10 at WAS Did Not Play
Jan 9 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 7 NYI Did Not Play
Jan 4 NYR Did Not Play
Jan 1 at DET Did Not Play
Dec 29 CAR Did Not Play
Dec 27 BUF Did Not Play
Dec 23 at NYR Did Not Play
Dec 21 DET Did Not Play
Dec 19 PHO 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 15:24 0:00
Dec 17 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 17:13 0:00
Dec 16 at PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 4 17:34 0:00
Dec 14 CHI 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 4 17:55 0:00
Dec 12 at STL 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 16:53 0:00
Dec 11 LA Did Not Play
Dec 8 BOS Did Not Play
Dec 7 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 14:06 0:00
Dec 5 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 18:03 0:00
Dec 3 SJ Did Not Play
Nov 30 at MON Did Not Play
Nov 29 at BUF 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 17:05 0:00
Nov 27 at PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 19:39 0:00
Nov 25 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 20:26 0:07
Nov 23 WAS 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 19:59 0:00
Nov 21 NSH 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 17:59 0:00
Nov 19 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 17:50 0:00
Nov 16 BUF 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 6 1 18:38 0:05
Nov 15 at BUF Did Not Play
Nov 13 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov 9 at BOS 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 15:43 0:00
Nov 8 NJ Did Not Play
Nov 2 at VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 3 15:06 0:00
Oct 30 at CGY Did Not Play
Oct 29 at EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 15:28 0:04
Oct 26 PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 17:16 0:03
Oct 25 at CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:11 0:00
Oct 22 ANH Did Not Play
Oct 19 at CHI Did Not Play
Oct 17 CAR 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 1 15:47 0:00
Oct 15 MIN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 3 15:46 0:00
Oct 12 EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 18:43 0:00
Oct 10 at NSH Did Not Play
Oct 8 COL Did Not Play
Oct 5 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 19:42 0:00
Oct 2 at PHI Did Not Play
Oct 1 at MON Did Not Play

Roman Polak: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Polak has three goals and five assists in 47 games so far this season.

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Polak (ankle) was activated from IR and will play Tuesday against the Coyotes, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.

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Polak (ankle) was a full participant in Monday's practice, NHL.com's Lou Korac reports.

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Polak (ankle) is nearing a return after skating Monday, Dan O'Neill of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Polak will miss at least two weeks with an ankle injury, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Polak (lower-body) has been placed on injured reserve Saturday.

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Polak is on pace to match his career high in points and to exceed his best plus/minus.

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Polak picked up his first goal of the season as the Blues fell to San Jose 6-2.

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Polak blocked eight shots Sunday night in St. Louis' 4-3 shootout win over Vancouver.

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Polak was a minus-3 in Saturday's loss to Anaheim and is now minus-7 in the Blues' last three games.

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Polak has agreed to a deal with HC Vitkovice of the Czech League, Octagon-Hockey reports.

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Polak returned to the Blues' lineup Saturday after missing five games with a sore knee.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2011-12

Coming off a year limited to 55 games by an early-season wrist injury, the Blues were pleased enough with Polak to reward him with a five-year contract extension. Though a minus-4, Polak continued to be a team leader in hits and blocked shots, willing to do the dirty work in all corners of the ice. Hes not going to be much of a fantasy player, but hes the stay-at-home type that allows someone like Alex Pietrangelo to take chances offensively.

2010-11

Polak impressively improved his plus/minus from minus-15 in 2008-09 to plus-7 last season. Still just 23, Polak has gained a ton of experience in St. Louis over the last two years, becoming one of the team's better stay-at-home defenders. He'll pair up with Barret Jackman, just like last year, and continue to be a top-six defender, skating 20 minutes a night.

2009-10

Polak was given a bigger role than expected last year because of the injuries to Erik Johnson and Eric Brewer. He showed enough to earn himself a two-year deal in the offseason and should remain a high-minutes guy on defense. His spot is assured among the top six defenders.

2008-09

Eric Brewer, Jay McKee and Barrett Jackman are the only healthy defensemen listed on the Blues' Official Site's Depth Chart. None of those three can be considered much of an offensive threat. So, we expect Polak to make the team out of camp but his performance will determine how long he stays there. His value is minimal right now but the 22-year-old Czech defender is worth keeping an eye on.

2007-08

Polak will likely not see any serious minutes on the Blues' blue line this season, with names like Jay McKee, Eric Brewer, Christian Backman, Barret Jackman and Bryce Salvador a virtual lock to be the team's top five d-men. Pencil in the highly anticipated Erik Johnson as the number six guy, and there isn't much room left after that. Look for Polak to compete for a backup spot with the likes of Matt Walker and Jeff Woywitka.