Leafs’ defense in trouble after Roman Polak helped off ice (Video)

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Things were looking so bad for the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period, you almost expected for Kasperi Kapanen‘s crucial 2-2 goal to be reviewed offside.

That wasn’t the case so … there’s some good news. Otherwise, things are tough at the moment for the Maple Leafs against the Washington Capitals in Game 2.

Nikita Zaitsev, Toronto’s top minute-eating defenseman, already entered the playoffs on the shelf. It sure looks like Roman Polak could miss some serious time, too, after a painful-looking fall following a hit by Caps blueliner Brooks Orpik.

You can watch that hit and tumble in the GIF below (video will be added¬†soon) … again, it doesn’t look promising.

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