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Jakub Jerabek traded to Washington

The 26-year-old defenseman heads to the Capitals in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2019

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - 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.



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