Canadiens Fans Should Be Satisfied with Weber over Hall

Ex-Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban – (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports) Many have asked the question, but we may never find out the exact answer: Why not a Taylor Hall for P.K. Subban trade between the Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers? Logically speaking, it just wouldn’t have worked out for the Habs. That Fateful Day The above question has consistently come...
Via The Hockey Writers
5 hours ago

Saturday Habs Headlines: Between Canadiens and Maple Leafs, which team has the brighter future?

Here are your daily links, including the future of two struggling rivals in the Habs and Leafs, what Shea Weber and Alexander Radulov can bring to the team's power play, and the addition of free agent forward Bobby Farnham. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes The Canadiens and Maple Leafs, forever rivals, both finished in the basement last season and are now looking towards...
Via Eyes On The Prize
9 hours ago

Breaking Down Film: There's more to Shea Weber's offence than just a powerful shot

We've seen all the statistical analysis, now it's time to focus on game play. Now that the dust has settled on the P.K. Subban - Shea Weber trade, we can shift our focus towards a key, and often forgotten, element of analysis: video. Statistics are such a vital element when it comes to evaluating a player's worth, but without concrete examples, the analysis tends to get lost in...
Via Eyes On The Prize
1 day ago

So is Shea Weber actually an ‘average’ NHL defenseman?

Some things in life are not terribly fair. And in the case of the P.K. Subban trade, much of the trade has become a referendum on the merits of Shea Weber. Last I checked, Weber didn’t ask to be traded to one of the most hockey-mad cities on the planet for a player who was universally loved by its fan base. And former Canadiens analytics consultant Matt Pfeffer, whose comments...
Via The Hockey News
3 days ago

Tuesday Habs Headlines: The trade debate continues, Shea Weber speaks, and so does Matt Pfeffer

The trade debate rages on, Sportsnet catches up with Shea Weber in B.C., and Phil Kessel himself finally brought the Stanley Cup back to Toronto. Montreal Canadiens news and notes While they were largely taken out of context after the were published, former Canadiens analyst Matt Pfeffer commented on his pitch for the Habs to refrain from trading P.K. Subban for Shea Weber...
Via Eyes On The Prize
4 days ago

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
10 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

How Stamkos, Subban, Hall deals change the playoff picture

The Eastern Conference received a major shakeup Wednesday with two blockbuster trades and a surprise signing affecting the balance of power. Taylor Hall, an elite left winger, was shockingly traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the New Jersey Devils for only second-pairing defenseman Adam Larsson. The Montreal Canadiens foolishly dealt elite defenseman P.K. Subban to the Nashville...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Subban-for-Weber trade foolish for Canadiens

The Edmonton Oilers made a horrible trade Wednesday by sending elite left winger Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for second-pairing-at-best defenseman Adam Larsson. Not even a half hour later, the Montreal Canadiens one-upped them by making an even worse trade. P.K. Subban, a former Norris Trophy winner and one of the top five defensemen in the NHL, was dealt to the Nashville...
23 days ago  |  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...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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