ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Blues defenseman Roman Polak has been named to the Czech Republic's 2010 Olympic team.
The 23-year-old Polak has played in all 39 games this season for St. Louis, with two goals and five assists.
He's a native of Ostrava, Czech Republic, and played for his country in the 2009 World Championships, and the World Junior Championships in 2005 and 2006.
Polak was plus-7 in seven games in the 2009 World Championships and in 2005 helped his country win a bronze medal.
The Winter Olympics are Feb. 12-28 in Vancouver, with hockey taking place from Feb. 16-28. The Czech Republic won the bronze medal at the 2006 games in Torino.
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