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Habs Eyes On The Prize Aug 19, 2016

Shea Weber is a top rated defenseman in NHL 17

EA Sports has proclaimed Shea Weber and Drew Doughty as the two best defensemen in the game today. EA Sports released their list of the top-10 defensemen in the 2017 iteration of their NHL video game, and Shea Weber of the Montreal Canadiens is at the top of their list with a 94 overall rating. A certain former Canadiens player also made the list, although not quite as high as Weber. Here's the full list, and you can check out the full article on the EA sports website. 10 - Dustin Byfuglien, 91 overall 9 - P.K. Subban, 91 overall 8 - Marc-Edouard Vlasic, 91 overall 7 - Victor Hedman, 92...
What the Puck: Should P.K. Subban be captain of the Predators?

What the Puck: Should P.K. Subban be captain of the Predators?

BRENDAN KELLY If you’re running the Nashville Predators, do you name P.K. Subban captain? If you’re following this story closely, and I know you are, you realize the Preds are short a leader since they traded their ‘C’, Shea Weber, […]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Aug 16, 2016

Tuesday Habs Headlines: Radulov would have earned more staying in the KHL

In today's links, we learn just how committed Radulov is to returning to North America, Canadiens fans get to know Shea Weber, Jimmy Vesey is yet to sign with an NHL club, and players are looking ahead to the World Cup of Hockey. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Shea Weber, newest D-man for the Habs, answers fans' questions from Facebook and Twitter [Canadiens.com] Speaking of new Habs, Alexander Radulov turned down beaucoup de bucks to return to the NHL, and is excited to play with Carey Price and former teammate turned new teammate Shea Weber - or as he refers to them, the best goalie...

Canadiens’ Shea Weber No. 9 on Top 20 list of NHL defencemen

STU COWAN Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber is well aware that there will be statistical comparisons made between him and P.K. Subban for a long time to come following the blockbuster trade between Montreal and the Nashville Predators on June 29. […]
Habs Eyes On The Prize Aug 12, 2016

Friday Habs Headlines: Shea Weber fits style of play Marc Bergevin is seeking from defencemen

Here are your daily links, including Elliotte Friedman's comments on the acquisition of Shea Weber, a make-or-break year for management, and if the Habs played an indirect role in Patrick Roy's departure from Colorado. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Elliotte Friedman gave his thoughts on the Shea Weber - P.K. Subban deal, explaining his belief that Weber is a good fit for the way Marc Bergevin wants the Canadiens to play. [Today's Slapshot] The Canadiens are among the NHL franchises who face a make-or-break year as management hopes to prove itself right with regards to the...
Shea Weber says he can’t wait for Canadiens’ home opener at Bell Centre

Shea Weber says he can’t wait for Canadiens’ home opener at Bell Centre

STU COWAN Shea Weber admits he was shocked after the Nashville Predators traded him to the Canadiens on June 29 in exchange for P.K. Subban. But now the veteran defenceman, who turns 31 on Aug. 14, says he can’t wait […]
Max Pacioretty confident Canadiens are a better team after off-season moves

Max Pacioretty confident Canadiens are a better team after off-season moves

STU COWAN Are the Canadiens a better team now that they don’t have P.K. Subban? Captain Max Pacioretty definitely thinks so — but added it’s more than just the Subban trade to Nashville in exchange for Shea Weber that has made […]

Quotes from the annual Michel Therrien golf tournament: Shea Weber speaks to the media

The story of the day was of course Shea Weber's arrival Michel Therrien and his crew for charity golf tourney #Habs #HabsIO pic.twitter.com/Qu8WMXquGV — Stu Cowan (@StuCowan1) August 9, 2016 Shea Weber and Max Pacioretty arrived together: Le capitaine et Shea Weber arrivent ensemble. // Pacioretty and Shea Weber arrive together. #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/APhv6w3o6l — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) August 9, 2016 Weber on the trade: "Im not one to follow that kind of stuff. I understand PK is a popular plyr here, & the fans are passionate." Weber on fan reaction...

Shea Weber dons a Canadiens jersey for the first time

Shea Weber has arrived in Montreal, and with that arrival comes our first look at him in the Bleu, Blanc et Rouge. Shea Weber's presence in the city of Montreal, or lack thereof, has been somewhat of a contrived hot button issue for pundits in the city for some time Well, he has arrived in town for Michel Therrien's golf tournament, and what's more is he has taken the opportunity to be seen in a Canadiens jersey Perhaps this will appease those pundits who have taken issue with his absence. Petite séance photos avec le nouveau chandail! / A little photoshoot with the new jersey! ...
Brendan Gallagher says Shea Weber will fit in ‘just fine’ with Canadiens

Brendan Gallagher says Shea Weber will fit in ‘just fine’ with Canadiens

Brendan Gallagher won’t be joining Shea Weber at the Michel Therrien Golf Invitational Tuesday at Le Mirage in Terrebonne, but he did get to spend some time with his new Canadiens teammate recently in Kelowna, B.C. Weber will get his first […]

Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher still excited about Shea Weber

Two days ahead of his arrival in Montreal, Shea Weber continues to be the hot topic. Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher weigh in. Sidney Crosby is generous and Alex Ovechkin is a bit of a clown. Also, hockey in the United Arab Emirates? You bet! Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Carey Price is excited about Shea Weber. The two know each other and the Habs’ star player knows what Weber brings to the table. [TSN] Brendan Gallagher believes Shea Weber has enough big game experience to not be rattled by the Montreal hockey market. [Vancouver Sun] Montreal's MVP is awesome and works as hard...

The Montreal Canadiens' most infrequent trading partner

A reverse chronological checklist to discover the team that the Canadiens haven't traded with for the longest time. Trades are hard. But they are not rare, and they do happen on occasion. The Montreal Canadiens have made several over their long history with every single team currently in the league at some point. What follows is a reverse chronological checklist of teams to come to a rather unsurprising conclusion as to which team the Canadiens have not traded with for the longest period of time. Nashville Predators - June 29th, 2016 The Predators traded their captain Shea Weber to...

Shea Weber will tee it up at Michel Therrien Golf Invitational

Shea Weber will make his first appearance in Montreal as a member of the Canadiens at the Michel Therrien Golf Invitational Tuesday at Le Mirage in Terrebonne. Weber was acquired from Nashville on June 29 in the blockbuster deal that […]
On the Forecheck Aug 4, 2016

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Anyone But Them...

I just watched my near and dear Bayern München lose 0-1 to Real Madrid. Being that team that can just buy any player of their choosing, it's tough to swallow a loss to the bad-guys of European soccer. Then again, as being first and foremost a SC Freiburg fan, that's basically the same attitude that every German team has towards Bayern, so I'll just need to accept the loss and move on. Ok, on to hockey. Shea Weber News Stu Cowan: Canadiens fans still looking for Shea Weber - The Providence In case the Montreal media couldn't get any weirder in vilifying P.K. Subban, they're already onto...
On the Forecheck Aug 1, 2016

Golden Games: Fil Starts His Run vs. Weber's Bombs

Today is the final match-up of the 1st Round, with Round 2 beginning Tuesday. Welcome back to the Golden Games, a silly contest where we vote on game performances from last year to see which was the best. Click here for the full details, as well as the overall bracket. The bracket has been updated to reflect 1st round winners so far. Oh, and the 2nd round begins tomorrow! But first, we have our final match-up of the 1st round. Today we've got Filip Forsberg's 1st hat-trick during that crazy week in February going up against Shea Weber's hat-trick in the Motor City. #2 Filip Forsberg...

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