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

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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NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Chicago Blackhawks Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

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.