The Overdue Canadien Break-Up

At the beginning of the season, no one realistically thought Alexei Emelin was a top-pair defender when he was slotted alongside Shea Weber. Now, with the Montreal Canadiens struggling, the Weber-Emelin experiment as the No. 1 duo has finally run its course and it’s time for new head coach Claude Julien to break them up. Throughout their roster, the Canadiens have a severe lack...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Habs lines at practice: Emelin back with Weber, Beaulieu on third pair

The Canadiens hit the ice this morning and were sporting a different look on the blue line The forwards remained unchanged from Sunday’s practice, with Phillip Danault centering Alex Radulov and Max Pacioretty, whereas Alex Galchenyuk practiced alongside Paul Byron and Brendan Gallagher. Sunday’s practice saw Andrei Markov line up with Shea Weber, Nathan Beaulieu beside Jeff...
Via Eyes On The Prize
3 days ago

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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Shea Weber and Andrei Markov Have Improved The Candiens Blue Line

The Montreal Canadiens have played fantastic hockey over the first two months of the season. They are currently tied with the New York Rangers atop the league standing with 41 points and a lot of their success is due in large part to two of their defensemen. Shea Weber and Andrei Markov have improved the play of the Montreal blue line and have helped make the Canadiens one of the...
December 12, 2016  |  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...
Via The Comeback
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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...
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

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