Tag Archives: Yannick Weber

YANNICK WEBER! C’MON DOWN!! #HABS


The Habs’ version of American Idol, D-man style, could be coming to an end. After rotating prospects Greg Pateryn, Jarred Tinordi and Nathan Beaulieu in and out of the lineup recently, it now appears that Yannick Weber (remember him?) could … Continue reading

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MIXED FEELINGS FOR #HABS BIRTHDAY BOY WEBER


For the first time in a long time, Canadiens’ defenceman Yannick Weber celebrated a birthday at home, in Switzerland, with family and friends. He enjoyed that.  But, at the same time, had in not been for the NHL lockout, Weber … Continue reading

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PRICE: WE’RE JUST PAWNS IN THIS GAME


Canadiens netminder Carey Price wore his heart on his sleeve today some 24 hours after veteran defenceman Hal Gill was traded to the Nashville Predators.   It was a very subdued morning skate at Brossard following last night’s 4-3 shootout … Continue reading

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WEBER: “I HAD TO WORK HARD IN THE AHL TO MAKE A NAME FOR MYSELF”


Less than 24 hours after the Habs announced the signing of defenceman Yannick Weber to a two-year contract, I caught up to the 22-year old from at his home in Bern, Switzerland, during the Andrew Carter Morning Show on CJAD … Continue reading

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EASY COME, EASY GO ALONG HABS’ BLUELINE


Yesterday was a rather eventful day for the Montreal Canadiens in advance of tomorrow’s start of free-agent frenzy. Yannick Weber signed a two year contract with the club  worth a reported 1.7 million over the two seasons.  Weber will likely be given … Continue reading

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POULIOT PLAYS HIMSELF OUT OF PICTURE


Five o’clock came and went with three of PIerre Gauthier’s restricted free agents receiving qualifying offers, while three others did not. The Canadiens’ General Manager made qualifying offers to Josh Gorges, Ryan White and Yannick Weber. No surprise, really.  Gorges … Continue reading

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WEBER GETS ANOTHER SHOT


It’s time to see what Jaro Spacek, Paul Mara and Hal Gill can bring to the table. Not to mention Yannick Weber. You remember Spacek, Mara and Gill, three of the seven players brought in during the off-season during Bob … Continue reading

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THEN THERE WERE 31


After a stretch of five games in five nights, the Montreal Canadiens will go into game six of their seven-game pre-season slate Thursday night at the Bell Centre against the Boston Bruins, with a much slimmer roster. That’s because, prior … Continue reading

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TRADE WINDS BLOW THROUGH BOSTON


  The Montreal Canadiens could have used Vincent Lecavalier last night. But, alas, while Lecavalier and his Tampa team mates were warming up for their west-coast game against the Sharks (which the Sharks won, 7-1) the Canadiens fell 3-1 to … Continue reading

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PACIORETTY PRODUCES IN 1ST NHL GAME


It didn’t take long for Max Pacioretty to make an impact at the NHL level. Pacioretty, one of four members of the Hamilton Bulldogs called up by the Canadiens this week as a result a growing list of injured players, … Continue reading

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