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Tomas Plekanec Going On Unconditional Waivers Today

MONTREAL - Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced today that Tomas Plekanec will be placed on unconditional waivers at 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, for the purpose of terminating his contract.

Tomas Plekanec has played a total of 1,001 career regular season games in the NHL, including 984 games in a Canadiens uniform. The Kladno, Czech Republic native has 608 career points (233 goals, 375 assists). Plekanec also played in 94 career playoff games, and registered 53 points (18 goals, 35 assists).

On October 15, Plekanec suited up for his 1,000th NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings, scoring his lone goal of the season.

Tomas Plekanec was selected in the third round by the Canadiens (71st overall) at the 2001 NHL Draft. He had been acting as an assistant captain from the 2010-11 season through the 2017-18 campaign.

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Paul's avatar

Plekanec tells the media his days in the NHL are over, may play in Europe a year or two.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 11/09/18 at 11:56 AM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

Oh the Habs won’t miss him….they got Tatar to score ...
6 goals already.

Posted by Down River Dan on 11/09/18 at 01:02 PM ET

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Why Datsyuk did not terminate his contract like what Plekanec intends to do?

Posted by tutoka from Leelanau Peninsula on 11/09/18 at 08:57 PM ET

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