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Friday Habs Headlines: Waiting for clarity in the Weber situation

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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. [NHL.com | The Athletic | Full Video (YouTube)]
  • Patrik Laine is looking for a bounce-back season. [NHL.com]
  • 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]