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06:10  04 october  2019
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Stars' Perry to miss 2 more weeks with foot fracture

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Roman Polak was stretchered off the ice after taking an unfortunate spill into the boards as the Stars opened their season against the Bruins. -

Watch as Kevin Fiala is stretchered off the ice after Robert Bortuzzo took him into the boards .

Dallas Stars defenseman Roman Polak left Thursday's season opener against the Boston Bruins in a stretcher after a head-first fall into the end boards.

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The 33-year-old went down in the second period when he initiated contact with Bruins forward Chris Wagner as the opponents chased the puck into the corner. As Polak lowered his body to make contact, his right skate appeared to lose its edge, sending Polak awkwardly into the boards, with his right shoulder and head bearing the brunt of impact.

Polak, who just entered his second season with the Stars, laid motionless on the ice for several minutes while medical personnel from both teams and emergency responders in the arena stabilized him and ushered him off the ice in a stretcher.

Players and fans alike appeared stunned at the 14-year veteran's injury — Bruins captain Zdeno Chara checked on his opponent as he was loaded on to the stretcher.

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Here is an alternate angle of the injury:

The Stars announced shortly after Polak left the ice that he had been taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Stars' Polak has fracture in sternum after going into boards

  Stars' Polak has fracture in sternum after going into boards DALLAS (AP) Stars defenseman Roman Polak has a small fracture in his sternum and will be re-evaluated next week. © APWF Dallas Stars defenseman Roman Polak (45) lies on the ice after going head-first into the boards during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Dallas. Polak was taken off the ice on a stretcher. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade) Dallas didn't offer a timetable in the update on Polak on Friday.

Dallas Stars . In the late stages of the first period in Game 4 against the Capitals, Flyers forward Scott Laughton was stretchered off the ice after a scary hit into the boards . The play looked seemingly innocent, but the back boards had no give on Laughton's fall as the forward visibly hit his

Dallas Stars : Roman Polak Gearing Up For Second Act With Stars . Pavelski Parents Mid-Q&A 😂. Stars forward had to tell his son to 'get off the ice ' during a camp interview 🎥 (@ DallasStars ).

Dallas lost two other players during Thursday's game, too; forward Blake Comeau left the game with a lower-body injury and forward Jason Dickinson suffered an upper-body injury.

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Columbus beats Dallas 3-2, as Stars drop fourth straight .
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