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Saturday Habs Headlines: Expect Shea Weber to rebound

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In today’s links, Weber’s history of regaining his game, Caufield is not worried about his debut, and what is going wrong with the Tampa Bay Lightning?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Though his recent slump may be worrying, Shea Weber has shown that he is capable of climbing out of such ruts in the past. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Regardless of whether Cole Caufield plays in the NHL or the AHL, Max Talbot believes that the forward will continue to do what he does best: score goals. [La Presse]
  • Caulfield himself isn’t too worried about when he will debut with the Montreal Canadiens, focusing instead on improving himself with the taxi squad. [TSN]
  • Speaking of Caufield, he was also awarded the 2020-2021 USCHO Player of Year award. [USCHO]
  • Cayden Primeau isn’t bothered by the pressure that comes with manning the Canadiens’ crease, and instead is excited to face the challenge. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Despite receiving Chris Chelios’s hockey stick almost 35 years ago, it still remains one of Patrice Brisebois’s most cherished possessions. [NHL]
  • Do you agree with Nick Suzuki’s ratings?

Around the league and elsewhere

  • What has caused the Tampa Bay Lightning’s recent slump? [Raw Charge]
  • American women’s national team captain Kendall Coyne Schofield isn’t impressed by how the IIHF is handling the Women’s World Championship and explains how that decision adversely impacts women’s hockey overall. [ESPN]
  • Zdeno Chara is looking to forward to reaching another milestone in his career and joining an exclusive list of NHL defensemen in the process. [NHL]
  • How will the future of the NHL-NBC partnership potentially play out? [PensBurgh]
  • The Seattle Kraken are being sued by bar over the team’s name. [NBC Sports]