The Montreal Canadiens have informed defenceman Tomas Kaberle that he will be the team's second and final compliance buyout.

The veteran defenceman has one-year and $4.5 million left on his current contract, which carries a $4.25 million cap hit.

The Rakovnik, Czech Republic native played in only 10 games with the Canadiens in 2012/13 and contributed three assists.

He has spent parts of two seasons with the Canadiens, in 43 games during the 2011/12 season he had three goals and 19 assists, after being acquired in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes for defenceman Jaroslav Spacek.

Kaberle signed a three-year, $12.75 million deal with the Hurricanes in 2011 after capturing the Stanley Cup as a mid-season pickup with the Boston Bruins.

The 35-year-old defenceman was drafted in the eighth round, 204th overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.