Journey to the Stanley Cup Final: Nashville Predators

For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators managed to get past the second round of the NHL playoffs... all the way to the Stanley Cup Final. As they prepare to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Cup, let's look back at the journey that brought them here -complete with the highs, lows, and everything in between.
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2016-17 Canadiens Season Review: Shea Weber gets it done on the blue line

Weber’s presence on the blue line helped the Habs rebound to playoff contention. Most people wouldn’t be able to deal with the pressure that comes with being traded to an intense hockey market for a player who was one of the most beloved players on said team in decades. Shea Weber isn’t most people. Weber came into Montreal with some lofty expectations from the organization...
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Montreal Canadiens have nobody to blame but themselves for early playoff exit

In this day and age, grit doesn’t win championships in sports. Unfortunately, the Montreal Canadiens didn’t get that memo and their season is now over sooner than expected because of it.Let’s rewind a little bit. In the previous offseason, general manager Marc Bergevin tried to swing for the fences in order to reshape a team that failed to qualify for the playoffs.Bergevin dealt...
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April 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Eastern Conference favorites

Now every team's win and loss columns reset to zero. And, supposedly, regular season success or failure isn't supposed to have any type of impact once post-season play gets underway. But that doesn't mean there aren't a couple squads that are favored to make the best run at Lord Stanley's Mug.In spectacular fashion, the brackets for the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs weren't set until...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: 360º NHL Highlights: Classic Weber blast beats Anderson

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber unleashes a rocket to beat Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson giving the Habs a 1-0 lead. Watch the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators warm up before their game at the Bell Centre. Watch our next LIVE 360º game here: For the optimal LIVE 360º experience, please use the SPORTSNET APP, and on...
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March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Shea Weber leads another fast Montreal Canadiens start

Just minutes after ripping a blistering slap shot past New York Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss for the game-winning power-play goal with 2:57 left in regulation, Montreal Canadiens superstar defenseman Shea Weber stood in front of his locker at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with no discernible expression on his face. Thanks in large part to Weber’s stellar start, Montreal is the...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Enough! Shea Weber worship is already out of hand, two weeks into season

Shut the **** up about Shea Weber already. … What’s that? I have to write more words? Doesn’t that one sentence make my point? You’re telling me I have to explain myself? My editors are such sticklers for making my point clearly using what some people call facts and evidence. Fine. So, as I was saying, shut the **** up about Shea Weber. Sweet Bobby Orr’s balls, we...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Shea Weber getting new teammate Price's name wrong

After the blockbuster trade this summer, Shea Weber needed to get acclimated to life in Montreal pretty quickly. The court of public opinion is already up against him, and because of it expectations are sky high. But Weber is off to a shaky start as he may have forgotten how to say his most important teammate’s name. "Shea's been calling me Corey the whole time" - Carey Price...
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September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ryan Kesler ejected after boarding Shea Weber

Who says no one cares about the World Cup of Hockey? An exhibition game between the U.S. and Canada saw some extremely physical play, including the hit below which led to Ryan Kesler being ejected for boarding Shea Weber. That’s not the kind of hit you want to see in a pre-season tournament and it’s especially not one you want to see in a practice game before the tournament...
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September 10, 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...
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June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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