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Roman Polak

Roman Polak  #46

Toronto Maple Leafs  Defenseman
NUMBER: 46 BIRTHDATE: April 28, 1986  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Ostrava, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 236 DRAFTED: STL / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (180th overall)
2015-16: Made season debut Oct. 10 vs. OTT. Registered first point of season (assist) Oct. 21 at BUF. Played 500th NHL game Nov. 23 vs. BOS. 2014-15: Ranked second on the Maple Leafs in average TOI/game (21:05) and first in average PK TOI/game (3:06). Finished season ranked fourth among NHL defencemen in hits (225). Collected first point (goal) as a Maple Leaf on Oct. 21 vs. NYI. Scored career-high fifth goal of season Jan. 15 at San Jose. Missed final 16 regular season games due to hernia surgery. Season Stats: Home: 9 GP, 0-2-2 Road: 11 GP, 0-1-1 Career as a Maple Leaf: 76 GP, 5-7-12 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 1 (18X - 01/15/15 at SJ) Assists - 2 (11/29/13 at SJ) Points - 2 (6X - 11/29/13 at SJ) Career Notables: 2003-04: Won Bronze Medal with Team Czech Republic at the U18 WJC 2004-05: Won Bronze Medal with Team Czech Republic at the U20 World Junior Hockey Championships 2013-14: Ranked 1st among St. Louis defencemen in hits (151)
Signed as a free agent by Vitkovice (CzRep), September 20, 2012. Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for Carl Gunnarsson and Calgary's 4th round choice (previously acquired, St. Louis selected Ville Husso) in 2014 Entry Draft, June 28, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016