Consolation Prize Weaver...

Canadiens acquired Mike Weaver on crazy deadline eve
Via Puckrant.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens Strengthen Defensive Core With Weaver by   Steven Ellis

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired defenseman Mike Weaver from the Florida Panthers in exchange for a fifth round draft pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. With the Canadiens shipping off Rafael Diaz to Vancouver earlier in February, Weaver comes as a low risk defenseman capable of logging valuable minutes if called upon. The 35 yea old defenseman isn’t known [...]
Via The Hockey House
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Weaver-led penalty kill offsets Panthers' awful power play

While much of the blame for the Panthers current 15th-place status in the bunched-up Eastern Conference can be traced to their 30th-ranked power play that has been missing in action, the other half of their special teams has provided a feng shui-like balance. The Panthers' penalty-killing units may be ranked a misleading 28th, but until Tuesday's 4-3 victory over the Sabres...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers stun Red Wings 2-1

Move over Red Wings, there's a new sheriff in Hockeytown. After thoroughly dominating the world-class Red Wings in the second period, Panthers cub Jonathan Huberdeau applied the knockout blow early in the third period to stun the Joe Louis Arena faithful in a 2-1 victory Saturday night. Panthers goalie Tim Thomas, a nearby Flint, Mich., native, did the rest with 22 saves, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

When Will The Florida Panthers Move Forward?

via George Richards of On Frozen Pond, The Panthers had their smallest announced attendance in six seasons on Tuesday against Ottawa.  An estimated 500 fans were in the building for warmups. Approximately 8,000 watched the game in an arena that holds close to 20,000. Florida's official announced attendance of 10,074 was just a handful more than reported for a Halloween...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Weaver returns from Panthers’ IR; Kopecky and Gilroy still on shelf

Florida Panthers’ veteran defenseman Mike Weaver, who has had a tough time battling a nasty case of the flu, is back battling rouge forwards. The Panthers placed the 35 year old Weaver on Injured Reserve with the ailment in order to make room for Dylan Olsen to be recalled from their San Antonio affiliate, but was back on the ice for practice on Sunday and logged 15 minutes of...
Via NHL Injury News
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucic upset with Weaver cross check - check from behind

Listen to these announcers from the Florida Panthers, the Bruins forward Milan Lucic wold have been better off if he had just challenged Mike Weaver to a fight, than react this way. It was a blown call by the on ice officials. Weaver just got cross-checked by Lucic. Appropriately heading to the box. 4 minute power play for the #FlaPanthers — Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers...
Via Goon's World
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Spiegel: Kulikov Signs 2-Year Deal; Jovanovski Named Captain?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

Updating my post from earlier this week, Dmitri Kulikov was thankfully signed to a 2-year deal, helping add some depth to a beat up group. Mike Weaver likely has a slightly pulled groin, Gudbranson will not be playing opening night as he continues to inch closer to healthy after shoulder surgery during the fall. There are still some hoops to jump through to get Kulikov back to...
Via HockeyBuzz
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers’ Mike Weaver: ‘We gotta push back’

It was going to take a lethal confluence of bad luck and bad play for the Panthers to lose their first game in regulation when leading after two periods.
Via Miami Herald
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers Extend Mike Weaver

SUNRISE, Fla. ­ Florida Panthers Executive Vice President & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to a two-year contract extension with D Mike Weaver. “Mike is a high-character, hard-working defenseman who we are glad to have re-signed,” said Tallon. “He is a responsible player, who has proven to play an integral role on our penalty kill...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

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