Montreal Canadiens trade Jakub Jerabek to Washington
Montreal Canadiens – The Canadiens traded defenseman Jakub Jerabek to the Washington Capitals on Wednesday in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2019.
The 26-year-old Czech rearguard appeared in 25 games with the Habs during the 2017-18 campaign, amassing one goal and four points, along with a minus-1 differential. He averaged 17:21 of ice time per outing.
Jerabek, who signed a one-year contract with the Canadiens on May 1, 2017, following a standout KHL campaign, also appeared in 17 games with the AHL’s Laval Rocket this season, scoring one goal and collecting 11 points, while posting a plus-10 differential.