Tuesday Habs Headlines: It’s time to shut Shea Weber down for the season

In today’s links, resting the top defencemen until next year, Deslauriers’ new extension, the high costs at the deadlines, and a few trades to announce

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • With news that Shea Weber’s foot injury isn’t getting much better, it’s probably time to just shut him down for the season. [Sportsnet]
  • If you missed it, Nicolas Deslauriers signed a two-year extension yesterday. [EOTP]
  • He’s happy to be sticking around:/

Around the league and elsewhere

  • James Duthie would very much like for the 31 GMs to hold off their deadline moves until the actual day of the trade deadline:/
  • Well, they didn’t listen.
  • Michal Kempny was traded from the Chicago Blackhawks to the Washington Capitals. [Japers’ Rink | Second City Hockey]
  • After having both Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth go down with injuries, the Philadelphia Flyers acquired Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings. [Broad Street Hockey | Winging It In Motown]
  • The GMs with the top players still on the trade board are asking for extremely high prices, and that may force some contenders to stick with what they currently have. [TSN]
  • Anthony Duclair was disappointed with the actions from some of his team’s fans directed at Devante Smith-Pelly:/

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