Red Wings acquire forward Robby Fabbri from Blues
Detroit is sending forward Jacob de la Rose to St. Louis
For the second week-in-a-row, Steve Yzerman and the Red Wings have traded for a former 1st round draft pick. This time it’s forward Robby Fabbri from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forward Jacob de la Rose.
The Detroit #RedWings today acquired center Robby Fabbri from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for center Jacob de la Rose. pic.twitter.com/NbjL7ptU3d— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) November 7, 2019
Fabbri, the 21st overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, had one goal and a minus-4 rating in nine games with the Blues this season. He’s played 164 games in his career totaling 32 goals and 73 points. Fabbri missed the entire 2017-18 season due to knee injuries. He is in the final year of his contract and carries a $900K cap hit. He’ll be an RFA in the offseason.