Canadiens: Shea Weber Named Team Captain

The Montreal Canadiens have named Shea Weber the 30th team captain in franchise history. The team made the announcement Monday. Weber replaces the outgoing Max Pacioretty, who served as captain of the Canadiens for three seasons before he was dealt to Vegas on September 10. Weber may not see any action until December, as he’llContinue reading “Canadiens: Shea Weber Named Team Captain”

Canadians: Shea Weber to Miss Five to Six Months

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber will be out of action for five to six months after surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, the team announced Thursday. The procedure was done in June. Weber’s recovery timeline puts him back in action sometime around December at the earliest. This is the second surgeryContinue reading “Canadians: Shea Weber to Miss Five to Six Months”

Price Out Indefinitely, Weber Done for Season

The Montreal Canadiens had two injury-related announcements to make on Thursday, starting with the revelation that defenceman Shea Weber was done for the season and continuing with the declaration that goalie Carey Price is out indefinitely with a concussion. Weber hasn’t played since December 16 and will undergo surgery to repair a torn tendon onContinue reading “Price Out Indefinitely, Weber Done for Season”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have been trying to put the puzzle together for a while now. They have stellar goaltending, but the goals haven’t come with any consistency. Enter Jonathan Drouin, who signed a six-year deal with the Habs after a rocky tenure with the Lightning. “There’s obviously that pressure of playing in Montreal, everybody knows that,Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Montreal Canadiens”

New York Rangers Eliminate Montreal Canadiens

The New York Rangers have eliminated the Montreal Canadiens with a 3-1 victory in Game Six. The victory came on Sunday night on the strength of two goals from Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello. Derek Stepan added an empty-netter with under 20 seconds to go in the final frame. Alexei Emelin had the lone goal forContinue reading “New York Rangers Eliminate Montreal Canadiens”