Found June 23, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Alright folks, here it is: shocker of all shockers, the Montreal Canadiens are using their second compliance buyout on Tomas Kaberle (as per Sportsnet, and various other sources). This may not really be news - anyone following the Habs knew Kaberle was as good as gone - but I want to take a moment to recognize Kaberle for his professionalism. He was never given a shot by the new management team, yet Kaberle never complained, never ruffled feathers, and was the consumate professional all year long, based on every report I read that mentioned him. Over and over teammates praised his work in practice. He often showed up for optional practices when many regulars would not. Oh, and you know what? When he played, he actually wasn't that bad. Kaberle can still bring value to the powerplay, and put in solid #6 minutes. He just can't do it for $4.5 million. Thank you and good luck, Tomas, we hardly knew ya. 

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