BOSTON (CBS) – Defenseman Tomas Kaberle has signed a three-year, $12.75 million dollar deal with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Kaberle leaves the Bruins after a disappointing stint in Boston, but one that ended with the B’s winning the Stanley Cup.
The 33-year-old Kaberle was acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs at the trade deadline for Joe Colborne, the Bruins 2011 first-round pick and a 2012 second-round pick. He recorded one goal and just eight assists in 24 regular season games, but was tied for second on the team with 11 assists in the playoffs.
Kaberle is the second free-agent to leave the Bruins, with forward Michael Ryder inking a two-year deal with the Dallas Stars when free agency began on Friday.
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