Shea Weber named Alternate Captain for Canada at the World Cup

Shea Weber will wear a letter for Canada when the tournament gets underway next month. Hockey Canada announced their captains for the World Cup of Hockey today, and they have named Shea Weber an alternate. No surprise as to who is wearing the C, as that will be none other than Sidney Crosby, with Jonathan Toews taking the other alternate spot. NEWS | Crosby to captain Team Canada...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 day ago

Facing Off Podcast: Ridiculing Vesey to Rangers and Ranking Weber

Facing Off is a weekly column debating five of hockey’s hottest topics each and every Monday. From current events like trades and hat tricks to bigger-picture stuff like scandals and expansion — you name it, we’re debating it. Albeit, not always with a serious tone. We’re keeping this column light, so keep that in mind when reading, and feel free to join in on the fun by...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

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...
Via Eyes On The Prize
7 days ago

Shea Weber making himself at home with Montreal Canadiens

TERREBONE, Quebec (AP) Shea Weber knows all about the outrage Montreal Canadiens fans expressed when he was acquired from Nashville for P.K. Subban. And the big defenseman knows his every move will be scrutinized and compared to the flashy Subban. The 11-year NHL veteran made it clear in his first meeting with the Montreal media since the June 29 trade that none of that will rattle...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Therrien had no thought of making Weber captain

Montreal Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien says Max Pacioretty is our captain, and Shea Weber is totally on board with that, and will help him become a better leader.
Via SportsNetCanada
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Weber more worried about winning than replacing P.K.

Shea Weber describes the feeling of putting the Canadiens jersey on for the first time, is not worried about replacing P.K. Subban, and says he’s so excited to play in front of the Montreal fans every night.
Via SportsNetCanada
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Bergevin wants 'Chicago culture' for the Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens fans have had a rough ride this offseason and there’s another stark reminder the club’s management is continuing to trend downwards, this time pillaging itself publicly by making asinine comments. Marc Bergevin spoke to Dave Stubbs of about the Canadiens’ new culture following deals that saw P.K. Subban traded for Shea Weber and adding Andrew Shaw...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

The true loss of the P.K. Subban trade for the Canadiens

What are we going to tell the children? The thousands that flock to the Bell Centre in 76 Subban sweaters? The millions who cheer from afar, glued to their couches, the ones that can’t afford the $200 seats of the NHL’s most venerable franchise? The countless not yet helped by P.K. Subban’s $10 million pledge to the Montreal Children’s Hospital? Subban, 27, is a hell...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Canadiens reportedly trade P.K. Subban for Shea Weber

P.K. Subban’s time in Montreal appears over, but the Canadiens aren’t walking away empty-handed. The Canadiens on Wednesday agreed to trade Subban to the Nashville Predators in a deal that sends longtime Nashville defenseman Shea Weber to Montreal, according to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos. #Blockbuster @CanadiensMTL trade PK Subban to @PredsNHL for Shea Weber #wow @Sportsnet...
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Friedman: Rangers may have instigated Shea Weber offer sheet from Philadelphia

Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers may have been a catalyst to the Flyers sending Shea Weber that now infamous offer sheet in 2012. The Nashville Predators were at a stand still with their star defenseman, and the Flyers swooped in and sent him an offer sheet for $110 million over 14 years. The interesting tidbit […] The post Friedman: Rangers may have instigated Shea Weber offer...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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