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Saturday Habs Headlines: Shea Weber set to make his first appearance in Montreal

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Here are your daily links, including more criticism of the Canadiens management, how the team can best utilize Shea Weber, and the possibility of having three sixty-point scoring forwards this season.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Shea Weber is set to make his first public appearance in Montreal as a member of the Canadiens:
  • After a summer of roster shake-ups, Michel Therrien must hope he can find success using a style of play not dissimilar to that of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. [RDS]
  • With the Canadiens management team coming under fire this off-season - and for good reason - Brendan Kelly suggests the Habs front office can't fix the teams problems because they don't even know what they are. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Having trained this summer with teammate Brendan Gallagher, young Daniel Carr hopes to prove he belongs in the NHL as the season draws nearer. [Canadiens.com]
  • Jack Han and Andrew Berkshire join the Hockey PDOcast to discuss how Shea Weber fits into the Canadiens lineup, and how Michel Therrien can best utilize his new number-one defenceman. [SN]
  • While Weber may not be P.K. Subban, he does bring with him many positives which will quickly turn him into a fan favourite. [TSN 690]
  • If Alexander Radulov pans out how the Canadiens surely hope he does, it doesn't seem entirely unrealistic that the Habs could feature three forwards with sixty or more points. [JDM]
  • A number of Habs prospects will be taking part in the David Perron-Attitude Hockey tournament. [Twitter]
  • You know it's been a long off-season when you see rankings for best names, but Jacob de la Rose and former Canadien Serge Boisvert have both made the all-time list for the SHL. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Score has completed its management rankings of all 31 NHL franchises, and it's not looking good for the Canadiens who come in at 24th. [The Score]
  • It isn't just professional athletes who struggle with concussions, as youth hockey players can also be pressured into hiding symptoms of brain trauma. [CBC]
  • Former NHL blue-liner Aaron Rome has sued the NHL as a result of a career-ending injury he suffered in 2014 as a member of the Dallas Stars. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Winnipeg Jets have unveiled their Heritage Classic jerseys, as well as their alumni roster which includes the legendary Teemu Selanne. [AIH]
  • Wayne Gretzky has - sort of - set another record after his rookie card was sold for $465,000 in an auction in Atlantic City on Thursday. [Puck Daddy]
  • Former Hab Alex Kovalev is looking for sponsorship support for his foundation's summer camp in Mont Tremblant, Quebec. [TVA Sports]