Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 10/19/14

SUNRISE, FL - JANUARY 23: Tomas Kaberle #15 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates with the puck against the Florida Panthers on January 23, 2010 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Maple Leafs 2-0. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
The Carolina Hurricanes have traded defenseman Tomas Kaberle to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Jaroslav Spacek.Hockey fans have been hearing Tomas Kaberle trade rumors for quite some time now. Carolina signed Kaberle to a three-year, $12.75 million contract in the off-season. Kaberle never showed the Hurricanes any positive proof that the deal was good for their organization. Kaberle had no goals and nine assists in 29 games with Carolina and was a minus-12. Tomas Kaberle had to be moved!The 37-year-old Jaroslav Spacek has played only 12 games this season with 3 assists to his name. Spacek, though, hasn't played since Nov. 12 due to an upper-body injury, but he was cleared for contact earlier this week and was considered a possibility to play for the Habs Saturday afternoon at New Jersey. NHL.comSpacek will make $3,833,333 this season, after that he is slated to become a free-agent. So there is no long-term commitment if this deal goes south.These players are ...
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