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Saturday Habs Headlines: Expect Shea Weber to rebound

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]