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

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. []
  • 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]