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Thursday Habs Headlines: Shea Weber elevating the play of his defence partners

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Here are your daily links, including Shea Weber’s positive impact on his teammates, former Habs reflect on their time in Montreal, evaluating the season so far, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Shea Weber’s solid play this season has been elevating his defence partners, especially the surprising rookie Victor Mete. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Even with bright spots through the first quarter of the season, the Habs’ rough start does not bode well for the rest of 2017-18. [Sportsnet]
  • How safe is Marc Bergevin’s job? [TSN (Video)]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • P.K. Subban is happy in Nashville, but he still wonders how he ended up with the Predators. [The Athletic]
  • Even though he notched an assist against his former team on Tuesday, Alexander Radulov mentioned again how he would’ve liked to stay in Montreal. [TSN]
  • Linus Ullmark likes to have fun designing his mask. [InGoal Magazine]
  • Ken Hitchcock would prefer more transparency regarding injuries in the NHL. [TSN]
  • The Buffalo Sabres unveiled their sick new Winter Classic sweaters on Wednesday.