Plekanec has called it a career in the NHL and will seek to play another year or two in the Czech Republic, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.

The veteran winger drew into just three games for the Canadiens this season and with his best days behind him, Plekanec will return home to finish out his career. The 36-year-old completes his NHL career with 233 goals and 375 assists over 1,001 games; he likely re-joined the Habs after a brief stint with the Maple Leafs last year in order to reach the 1,000-game milestone in a Montreal sweater.

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