Stars sign defenceman Roman Polak to one-year contract extension

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Dallas Stars defenceman Roman Polak (45), of the Czech Republic, celebrates with teammates. (Cooper Neill/AP)

The Dallas Stars have signed defenceman Roman Polak to a one-year contract extension worth $1.75 million, the team announced Thursday.

Polak played 77 games for the Stars during the regular season, registering a goal and nine points, while adding an assist in 13 playoff games.

“Roman personifies what it means to be a professional and his mentorship to our younger players proved to be invaluable to our organization,” Stars general manager Jim Nill said in a press release. “His team-first attitude and physical style of play is endearing to both his teammates and the coaching staff, and we’re thrilled to have him back.”

The 33-year-old was signed to a one-year, $1.3-million deal on July 1 last year, helping the Stars reach the Western Conference semifinals.

In 765 career games, the Ostrava, Czech Republic native has 26 goals and 136 points. He’s also played in 71 playoff games.

June 6, 2019

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Roman Polak
Defence
AGE: 33
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT:
$1.75 million
TOTAL:
$1.75 million

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