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Friday Habs Headlines: Waiting for clarity in the Weber situation

In today’s links, what Shea Weber’s injury situation means for the captain and the Canadiens, looking at Marc Bergevin’s offseason priorities, and remembering Matīss Kivlenieks.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Shea Weber’s injury situation adds another obstacle to Marc Bergevin’s offseason. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The person most devastated by Weber’s injury news is Shea Weber himself. [The Athletic]
  • The implications of a potential Weber retirement on the cap situation for the Canadiens and Nashville Predators. [The Athletic]
  • Summarizing Bergevin’s priorities before next season starts. [RDS]
  • Inconsistency limited Brett Kulak and Alexander Romanov in the playoffs. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • “He died as a hero.” The Columbus Blue Jackets organize a memorial for Matīss Kivlenieks. [ | The Athletic | Full Video (YouTube)]
  • Patrik Laine is looking for a bounce-back season. []
  • Eichels, Tarasenko, Jones... Stamkos? 25 players who could be dealt this offseason. [The Athletic]
  • The Duncan Keith trade, taking place one day prior to the Ryan Suter buy-out, is a reminder that timing is everything. [TSN]
  • Gabriel Landeskog is disappointed that he has not come to an agreement with the Colorado Avalanche yet. [Sportsnet]
  • 42-year-old Pavel Datsyuk, coming off his second season with hometown Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the KHL, might be contemplating retirement. [Daily Faceoff]
  • “It leaves a bit of a sour taste.” Zach Parise talks about his departure from the Minnesota Wild. [Star Tribune]