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Friday Habs Headlines: The end for Shea Weber?

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In today’s links, Marc Bergevin confirms that the Canadiens captain will likely miss the entire 2021-22 season, Carey Price has a chance to cement his Montreal legacy, and more details surface about the lawsuits facing the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Shea Weber is not expected to play next season, says Marc Bergevin. [TSN | Montreal Canadiens]
  • Weber’s loss will be a huge gap to fill. [Montreal Gazette]
  • With the expansion draft done, Carey Price has a chance to close his career as it started: in Montreal. [The Athletic]
  • Is Price’s continued presence in the CH for the better or for the worse? [RDS]
  • It will be a busy offseason for the Canadiens general manager. [Sportsnet | La Presse]
  • Trevor Timmins is eagerly anticipating the Draft. [Montreal Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • A side-by-side comparison of the Vegas Golden Knights and Seattle Kraken. [The Athletic]
  • Could the Kraken have done better? [Sportsnet]
  • Are the newest addition to the NHL a playoff team right out of the gate? [Sportsnet]
  • Members of the Golden Knights talk about what it’s like to start from scratch. [ESPN]
  • The Kraken can’t take the same path as the Golden Knights, however. [The Hockey News]
  • Analyzing the 2021-22 NHL regular season schedule. [ESPN]
  • At an impasse with Joe Sakic and unable to reach a deal with Ron Francis, what does the future hold for Gabriel Landeskog? [Mile High Hockey]