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.

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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.

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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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