Weber will miss 5-6 months after undergoing knee surgery in June, the team announced Thursday. Weber was originally expected to be ready for training camp based on his recovery from foot surgery, but after meeting with an orthopedic surgeon, it was determined the veteran would require arthroscopic knee surgery to fix a torn meniscus in his right knee. Per the team's release, the blueliner won't be available until mid-December at the earliest, which would likely mean he misses an entire 12-month period due to injury -- he last played Dec. 16 versus Ottawa. Even once Weber is cleared to play, there is no guarantee he will produce to the same level he did when he was with Nashville, making him a huge risk in season-long fantasy formats.
Weber (foot) is expected to be ready for training camp ahead of the 2018-19 campaign, Sportsnet reports. Weber was originally slated to miss six months of action, but it seems it will be closer to four, which will make him available for the start of training camp. The blueliner's foot injury saw him play in just 26 games, in which he tallied six points, 10 assists and 66 hits. Once cleared to play, the British Columbia native is a lock to return to the Habs' top pairing, but who plays alongside him remains to be seen.
Weber (foot) had surgery Tuesday and is expected to be out six months. The six-month timeframe means Weber could sit out some of training camp and be in danger of missing the start of the 2018-19 season. The 32-year-old blueliner eclipsed 15 goals and 40 points in each of the previous four seasons, but he fell short this campaign with just 16 points in 26 contests. Nevertheless, Weber was able to log a whopping 25:21 of ice time and averaged 2.88 shots on goal per game this year.
Weber is scheduled to undergo surgery on his left foot and will miss the balance of the 2017-18 campaign. This is awful news for Weber, the Canadiens, and fantasy owners alike following the venerable rearguard's visit with a foot specialist Wednesday. It's been determined that he needs to go under the knife to repair a torn tendon. Weber is shutting it down having recorded six goals and 10 assists -- including five power-play points -- through 26 games this season. Acquired from Nashville in the P.K. Subban trade in June of 2016, Weber still has eight years left on a contract that comes with an annual cap hit of $7.85 million.
Weber (foot) was scheduled to see a foot specialist Wednesday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports. Weber, who was shut down for a second time earlier this week, has missed 26 games and counting due to the injury. We'll await details on his visit with the specialist, but it's possible the Canadiens will shut him down for the rest of the season.
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