Report: Tomas Kaberle Placed on Waivers by Montreal Canadiens

MontrealA familiar face is available to the Bruins (or any NHL team) as the trade deadline nears.

The Montreal Canadiens placed 13-year veteran Tomas Kaberle on waivers Saturday, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

Kaberle had taken on a minimal role for Montreal this season, appearing in just 10 games. It has been a tough season for the former Bruin as he has only posted three total points this season. Kaberle has been a healthy scratch for the Canadiens since his last appearance on March 5.

With a few Bruins defensemen getting banged up, there has to be speculation as to whether Peter Chiarelli will take another chance on Kaberle. The Czechoslovakian posted nine points and a plus-six rating for the Bruins during his stint in Boston back in 2011.

With many teams in the hunt for defense, Kaberle could land somewhere sooner rather than later.

Photo via Facebook/Montreal Canadiens

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