Habs sign Czech defender Jerabek
MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed free-agent defenceman Jakub Jerabek to a oneyear contract. The 25-year-old recorded 34 points (five goals, 29 assists) in 59 games with Kontinental Hockey League club Vityaz Podolsk in 2016-17. The native of Plzen, Czech Republic, added a goal and an assist in four playoff games. Jerabek played 308 career games with Plzen in the Czech Elite League between 2008 and ’16, registering 99 points (16 goals, 83 assists) and 230 penalty minutes.