Canadiens send Jakub Jerabek to Capitals for 5th-round pick

The Montreal Canadiens traded defenceman Jakub Jerabek to the Washington Capitals for a 2019 fifth-round draft pick Wednesday.

26-year-old has 4 points in 25 games with Montreal this season

Jakub Jerabek has registered a goal and 10 assists in 17 contests with the AHL's Laval Rockets. (Derek Leung / Getty Images)

The Montreal Canadiens traded defenceman Jakub Jerabek to the Washington Capitals for a 2019 fifth-round draft pick Wednesday.

Jerabek, a 26-year-old native of the Czech Republic, had a goal and three assists in 25 games this season with Montreal.

He also registered a goal and 10 assists in 17 contests with the AHL's Laval Rockets.

Jerabek signed a one-year deal with Montreal on May 1, 2017.

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