Stars' Polak suffered small fracture in sternum
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Dallas Stars defenseman Roman Polak has a small fracture in his sternum after crashing headfirst into the boards during Thursday's contest against the Boston Bruins, the team announced Friday.

The 33-year-old will be evaluated in one week.

The incident occurred in the second period, and Polak needed to be stretchered off the ice.

The 6-foot-3 rearguard was initially taken to a hospital for evaluation. Head coach Jim Montgomery confirmed after the game that Polak had use of his extremities.

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