Pekka Rinne, once the Stanley Cup Final goat, is now the Predators’ hero

On May 31, this writer took some time to write about how poorly Pekka Rinne played in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final and how sitting him for Juuse Saros might make sense. Rinne has always been a better goaltender at Bridgestone Arena than away from it, but his play in Games 3 and 4 erased all memory of what happened in Pittsburgh. He’s now back in Conn Smythe Trophy...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

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

WATCH: Weber: Its just one game...far from over

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber talks about his teams Game 3 win and the impressive play of teammate Alexander Radulov.
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April 16, 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...
Via SportsNetCanada
March 25, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Weber claims another victim as Nieto takes slap shot off the leg

Shea Weber took down Matt Nieto with a booming slap shot, hitting the Avalanche forward in the leg.
Via SportsNetCanada
February 07, 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...
Via The Comeback
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

Weber’s Late PPG Dooms Islanders

Shea Weber scored a late power-play goal with 3:50 left as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders, 3-2. Thomas Greiss made 26 saves, including 11 in the second period to keep the Islanders through the second half of the game. John Tavares and Dennis Seidenberg potted goals for the Islanders, while Phillip Danault and Paul Byron tallied for Montreal. Full recap to follow...
Via Islanders Insight
October 26, 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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