Polak is out with a fractured sternum; will be re-evaluated in one week.
Polak had to be stretchered off of the ice after going head-first into the corner boards on Thursday and suffered a fractured sternum. Polak is expected to be sidelined long-term but the Stars will probably provide a more detailed timetable after he is re-evaluated next week.
Polak had to be stretchered off of the ice during the Stars season opener.
Polak crashed head/shoulder first into the corner boards following a hit attempt and had to be stretchered off of the ice. Head coach Jim Montgomery told reporters post-game that Polak has full use of his extremities, which is great news but Polak will likely be sidelined long-term.
Source: Mike Heika 10/4/19, 10:06 am EST
The Stars have signed Roman Polak to a one-year deal worth $1.75 million.
Polak had nine points (1G / 8A) in 77 games this season. Polak led the Stars in penalty minutes (69) and blocked shots (152)—which was good for 17th in the NHL. Polak became a reliable partner for rookie Miro Heiskanen, playing 43.3 percent of his 5v5 ice-time with Heisknanen.
Polak (maintenance) will not play on Friday.
The Stars have clinched a playoff spot so Roman Polak will sit alongside Jamie Benn and Mats Zuccarello. Polak will be replace by Jamie Oleksiak on the blueline.
Polak (illness) will not play on Saturday.
Polak will be back in the Stars lineup on Tuesday.
Source: Mike Heika 10/16/18, 5:23 pm EST
The Stars have signed Roman Polak to a one-year deal worth $1.3M.
Polak is a big bruising defenseman, who chips in offensively on occasion. He had just 12 points (2G / 10A) in 54 games with the Maple Leafs last season and signs with the Stars where he projects to be their No.6/No.7 defenseman.
Polak will be back on the Maple Leafs blueline on Saturday.
Polak was a healthy scratch in Brooklyn last night, but will draw back in tonight vs. the Jets. Polak has just 11 points (2G / 9A) in 50 games this season.
Polak will come out of the Maple Leafs lineup on Tuesday.
Polak will be a healthy scratch Sunday in Detroit.
Polak will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
After being scratched for three in a row, Polak played in the last two but will come back out tonight vs. the Senators. Connor Carrick will draw back in for Polak.
Polak (illness) will return to the Maple Leafs lineup on Monday.
Polak has missed the last three games with an illness but will be back on the blueline tonight vs. the Ducks. Polak will replace Connor Carrick and skate with Travis Dermott on the third pairing. Polak has just six points (2G / 4A) in 32 games this season.
Polak (illness) won’t play on Thursday; could be back Saturday in Boston.
The Maple Leafs have placed Roman Polak (illness) on IR.
Source: @LeafsPR 01/31/18, 5:29 pm EST
Polak will draw back into the Maple Leafs lineup on Saturday.
Polak has been out of the lineup since November 2nd, but will replace Connor Carrick tonight vs. the Capitals. The Maple Leafs are putting an emphasis on a heavy lineup tonight, so the big 6-foot-1, 235 lbs. defenseman will play his sixth game of the season.
Polak is expected to draw back in the lineup on Thursday.
Polak had one assist in four games since signing with the Maple Leafs, but was a healthy scratch on Wednesday. He will draw back into the lineup tonight, replacing Connor Carrick.
Polak will make his season debut on Monday.
After signing a one-year deal on Sunday, Polak will immediately draw into the lineup on Monday. Polak is expected to replace Connor Carrick and should be paired with Andreas Borgman. Polak will likely play a big role on the Maple Leafs’ penalty kill.
The Maple Leafs agreed to terms with Roman Polak on a one-year deal worth $1.1M.
Polak appeared in 75 games with the Maple Leafs last season, posting just 11 points (4G / 7A) and averaging 17:55 TOI/GM—including a team-high 2:54 TOI/GM on the penalty kill. The Maple Leafs have been leaning heavily on Ron Hainsey and Nikita Zaitsev on the PK, so Polak has likely been signed to ease that burden on those two.
Source: @LeafsPR 10/23/17, 6:11 am EST
Polak will return from his two-game suspension on Tuesday.
Polak missed the last two games with a suspension, but will draw in for Alexey Marchenko tonight vs. the Panthers. Polak has just four goals and four assists (eight points) in 67 games this season.