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Tomas Kaberle
Tomas Kaberle
Defenceman
Number: 22
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 212
Shoots: Left
Born: 2 Mar 1978
Birthplace: Rakovnik, Czech Republic
Drafted: TOR / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (204th overall)
2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS

Played his 1st game with the Canadiens, recording 2 assists, on December 10 at New Jersey.

Had a 6-game assist streak (December 6 to 17), posting a 0-9-9 record.

Led the team defensemen in December with 7 points (0-7-7 –tied with R. Diaz).

Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens and posted a +2 differential on January 4 against Winnipeg.

Led the team’s defensemen with a +5 differential in January.

Returned to action and had 5 shots on goal on April 5 at Carolina, after missing 9 games with an upper body injury suffered on March 12 at Buffalo.

Led the team in average time on ice per game on the powerplay (3:47).

Led the team’s defensemen with 15 assists on the powerplay (tied for 9th among NHL defensemen).

HIGHLIGHTS

Tomas Kaberle was a acquired by the Canadiens on December 9, 2011 in a trade that sent defenseman Jaroslav Spacek to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Kaberle logged a two-point night in his first game as a Hab, posting a pair of assists in a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils. 

After playing 11 seasons as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Kaberle was was traded to the Boston Bruins with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 2010-11.