|Born||28 April 1986 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||237 lb (108 kg; 16 st 13 lb)|
|San Jose Sharks|
St. Louis Blues
Toronto Maple Leafs
|National team||Czech Republic|
|NHL Draft||180th overall, 2004|
St. Louis Blues
He was drafted in the sixth round (180th overall) at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues, the organization with which he spent his entire NHL career with prior to joining the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Roman was drafted in the sixth round, 180th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues. After playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL) in the 2004–05 season with the Kootenay Ice, he returned to his native Czech Republic to make his professional debut with HC Vítkovice of the Czech Extraliga.
In the 2006–07 season, he returned to North America and appeared in his first NHL game on 9 October 2006, against the Anaheim Ducks.
After two seasons between the Blues and their affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen, Roman made the starting roster for the Blues in the 2008–09 season.
On December 20, 2008, Roman scored his first NHL goal in his 57th game against the Minnesota Wild. He finished the season with 15 points in 69 games and was re-signed by the Blues to a two-year contract on July 24, 2009.
Emerging as a mainstay in the Blues defense and establishing himself as one of the Blues' top defensive-defensemen over the next two seasons, Roman was re-signed by St. Louis to a five-year contract extension on June 2, 2011.
On June 28, 2014, Roman was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman Carl Gunnarsson and a 2014 fourth-round draft pick (Ville Husso). During his first season in Toronto, he set a career-high in goals scored (5).
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2006–07||St. Louis Blues||NHL||19||0||0||0||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||St. Louis Blues||NHL||6||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||St. Louis Blues||NHL||69||1||14||15||45||4||0||0||0||0|
|2009–10||St. Louis Blues||NHL||78||4||17||21||59||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||St. Louis Blues||NHL||55||3||9||12||33||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||St. Louis Blues||NHL||77||0||11||11||57||9||0||0||0||19|
|2012–13||St. Louis Blues||NHL||48||1||5||6||48||6||0||1||1||2|
|2013–14||St. Louis Blues||NHL||72||4||9||13||71||6||0||1||1||4|
|2014–15||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||56||5||4||9||48||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||55||1||12||13||56||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||San Jose Sharks||NHL||24||0||3||3||16||24||0||0||0||15|
International[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for Czech Republic|
|Men's ice hockey|
|World Junior Championships|
|Bronze||2005 North Dakota|
|IIHF U18 Championships|