Roman Polak, acquired from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Carl Gunnarsson, could provide a boost to Toronto’s blue-line this season. (Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images)
Veteran from St. Louis mixes in physical element with stay-at home style
TORONTO — He stops plays, said Peter Horachek. The Toronto Maple Leafs new assistant coach has the task of improving one of the worst defensive teams in the NHL, and was talking Sunday about the new system being taught at training camp and how a player like Roman Polak is the example for how it is supposed to work.
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