St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced tonight the Blues have acquired forward Jacob de la Rose from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forward Robby Fabbri.
De la Rose, 24, was originally drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the second round, 34th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. This season, the 6’3, 215-pound forward has appeared in 16 games with the Red Wings, collecting a goal and three assists. Overall, de la Rose has dressed in 195 career regular-season games between the Canadiens and Red Wings, totaling 32 points (12 goals, 20 assists) and 71 penalty minutes. In addition, the Arvika, Sweden, native captured a gold medal with Team Sweden at the 2018 World Championships.
Fabbri, 23, was originally drafted by the Blues in the first round, 21st overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. In four seasons with the Blues, the Mississauga, Ontario, native amassed 73 points (32 goals, 41 assists) and 60 penalty minutes in 164 regular-season games. Fabbri also appeared in 30 postseason games with the Blues, including 10 last season when he helped the team capture the 2019 Stanley Cup Championship.