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Tomas Kaberle

Tomas Kaberle  #22

Defenseman
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: March 2, 1978
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Rakovnik, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 212 DRAFTED: TOR / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (204th overall)
Brother of Frantisek Played in NHL All-Star Game (2002, 2007, 2008, 2009) Signed as a restricted free agent by Kladno (CzRep) with Toronto retaining NHL rights, September 29, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Kladno (CzRep), September 17, 2004. Traded to Boston by Toronto for Joe Colborne, Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Anaheim Anaheim selected Rickard Rakell) in 2011 Entry Draft and Boston's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado later traded to Washington later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Mike Winther) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 5, 2011. Traded to Montreal by Carolina for Jaroslav Spacek, December 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Kladno (CzRep), September 21, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Kladno (CzRep), September 12, 2013.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5