The Blues have made a change at defense. The club has traded Roman Polak to Toronto in exchange for Carl Gunnarsson and a draft pick. The move comes as the Blues believed they needed a left-handed defenseman to play with Kevin Shattenkirk. Though the move involves a player Blues fans feel strongly about, it was a solid trade which appears to favor the Note.
It’s time to close...
ST. LOUIS -- The Blues were busy at the NHL Draft on Saturday in Philadelphia, picking nine players in the final six rounds and trading a fan favorite to Toronto for a top-four defenseman.
"There's a lot of work to be done, there's a lot of development," Bill Armstrong, the Blues' director of amateur scouting, told StLouisBlues.com. "None of the kids that...
Even though the 2013-14 season is over for the Blues, the bad injury news just keeps on coming. Roman Polak injured his shoulder while competing for the Czech Republic in the World Championships and will miss the remainder of the tournament.
#stlblues D Roman Polak, who played less than 10 min Friday, sustained a shoulder injury for Czech Republic & is out for rest of tournament...
Here’s a great picture from what was an extremely disappointing game by the Blues and the Avalanche. As numerous players brawled, one official was left trying to drag Roman Polak away from Brad Malone. Polak’s head disappeared and as the official yelled for help, it led to this hilarious photo.
(H/T Reddit Hockey)
The St. Louis Blues have activated defenseman Roman Polak from the injured list and placed forward Maxim Lapierre on the list with a lower-body injury.
The Blues also recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the AHL in time for Tuesday night's game against Phoenix.
Polak missed 10 games with a lower-body injury. In 34 games, he has three goals, four assists and 24 penalty...
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January 14, 2014
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues made three roster moves Tuesday in advance of their game against the visiting Phoenix Coyotes.
The Blues activated defenseman Roman Polak from injured reserve, placed center Maxim Lapierre on injured reserve and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin.
Polak had missed the past 10 games with an ankle injury and Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said following Monday...
Very few hockey players knock on Roman Polak's door. Over the last several years, offense hasn't come knocking either. Between his first season back in 2006-07 and 2012-13, Polak managed just nine goals and 57 assists (66 points) over the course of 352 games. A goal from Polak was a rare event worth celebrating with unbridled enthusiasm.
Skip to 2013-14 and Polak is...
ST . LOUIS -- Roman Polak will always be remembered for the Door.
Blues coach Ken Hitchcock's celebrated quip -- "Don't open the Roman Polak Door. Don't ever open that door." -- following Polak's famous fight with San Jose's Justin Braun during the 2012 playoffs will surely stick with the Blues defenseman for a while. If not forever.
But, in his...
On Tuesday night during the Los Angeles Kings’ 6-4 comeback win over the St. Louis Blues, Kings forward Kyle Clifford and Blues enforcer Roman Polak went toe-to-toe in a classic hockey fight. As the above video shows, Polak and Clifford dropped the gloves just after a face-off (standard procedure) in the first period, and started immediately throwing bombs at each other. Clifford...
"Quick quick! Someone close the door!"
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