Weber (upper body) is not in the lineup for Tuesday night's game in Boston. This will be Weber's second consecutive absence and he does not have a timeline for return right now. That should be fine by most fantasy players, as Weber hasn't gotten on the scoresheet in 17 straight games.
Weber is dealing with an upper-body injury and is not in the lineup Monday against the Islanders. As such, the defenseman's status is currently day-to-day. In terms of NHL regulars, Weber is just about as irrelevant as they come with a paltry eight points and 72 shots on goal in 73 games this year, so his absence isn't likely to impact many owners. His next chance to rejoin the lineup will come in a quick turnaround Tuesday in Boston.
Weber notched an assist during Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Wild. He also dished out a pair of hits, blocked two pucks and launched five shots on goal. Weber's stat line usually isn't something to get too excited about, but he's been making more of an impact lately. Saturday's helper was his second in the past three games, and his ice time of 15:06 was three minutes higher than his season average (12:02). He's still skating primarily on the Preds' third defensive pairing, but if you're in an ultra-deep league and need to bolster your blue line, Weber is worth a look right now.
Weber logged just 11:47 of ice time during Tuesday's loss to Pittsburgh. Weber has been in the lineup regularly, but he entered the game against the Penguins averaging just 12:36 over his previous four outings. He did collect a pair of assists during the stretch, though, as the 28-year-old defenseman has always flashed sneaky offensive upside. However, without a more consistent role, Weber presents extremely limited fantasy value.
Weber notched his first goal of the season in Friday's 4-0 win over the Blues. The tally snapped an excruciating 21-game pointless drought that stretched back to November 15 -- yes, that's a quarter of the season without a point for the 28-year-old blueliner. To be fair, Weber is used more in shutdown situations than as a points producer, so we don't expect the scoring surge to continue. In short, his value remains confined to very deep fantasy formats.
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