Roman Polak
Roman Polak
Blues - Defenseman
NUMBER: 46
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
WEIGHT: 236
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 04/28/1986
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Ostrava, CZE
DRAFTED: STL: 2004-180 overall

2008-09:
-- Blocked a shot in 53 of his 69 games.
-- Posted a plus-3 rating on April 7 at Phoenix.
-- Registered a shorthanded assist on Feb. 24 vs. Phoenix.
-- Notched a career-high 3-game point streak from Jan. 3-11, collecting three points (0g, 3a) over the span.
-- Registered a career-high 30:52 of ice time on Jan. 2 at Carolina.
-- Scored his first career NHL goal, a game-winner on Dec. 20 vs. Minnesota.
-- Recorded a plus-4 rating on Dec. 8 vs. Nashville.

CAREER PLAYOFFS:
2008-09: Had three blocked shots and a plus-one rating in game three on April 19 vs. Vancouver ... Posted three hits, three blocked shots and two shots in game two on April 17 at Vancouver ... Made his playoff debut in game one on April 15 at Vancouver.
2005-06: Appeared in 37 games with HC Vitkovice Steel of the Czech Republic League, collecting one assist and 16 penalty minutes Skated in six postseason games, notching six penalty minutes.

Career: 2004-05: Played in his first season in North America with the Kootenay Ice,
registering 23 points (5g, 18a) along with 85 penalty minutes Finished
fourth among WHL rookies with a plus-19 rating.
2003-04: Played in a career-high 52 games for HC Vitkovice-Jr., and also set career highs in points (12), goals (four), assists (eight) and penalty minutes (48) Finished second on the club among defensemen with 12 points and first with four goals. 2002-03: Appeared in 23 games for HC Banik Ostrava-Jr. of the Czech Republic Junior League, notching one assist and 14 penalty minutes. International Career: Appeared in six games, collecting a pair of assists for the Czech Republic at the 2006 World Under-20 Championships in Vancouver, British Columbia Won a bronze medal at the 2005 World Junior Championship in Grand Forks, North Dakota Captured a bronze medal as a member of the Czech Republic team at the 2004 World Under-18 Championship in Belarus.