Player Updates

June 1, 2015 02:15 PM
Weaver will not be re-signed by the Canadiens, TSN's John Lu reports.Weaver spent much of the 2014-15 season as a healthy scratch, and he didn't make any appearances in the playoffs. The Canadiens are allowing three of their oldest players to walk, as the team said Weaver, Sergei Gonchar and Manny Malhotra won't be re-signed.
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Weaver will not be re-signed by the Canadiens, TSN's John Lu reports.Weaver spent much of the 2014-15 season as a healthy scratch, and he didn't make any appearances in the playoffs. The Canadiens are allowing three of their oldest players to walk, as the team said Weaver, Sergei Gonchar and Manny Malhotra won't be re-signed.

June 2, 2015 04:40 AM
Weaver (concussion) was activated from injured reserveNHL's media site.Weaver no longer seems to be feeling the effects of the concussion, but he'll serve as a healthy scratch Saturday against the Senators, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. He could struggle to find a regular spot in the lineup for the Canadiens on a consistent basis.
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Weaver (concussion) was activated from injured reserveNHL's media site.Weaver no longer seems to be feeling the effects of the concussion, but he'll serve as a healthy scratch Saturday against the Senators, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. He could struggle to find a regular spot in the lineup for the Canadiens on a consistent basis.

June 2, 2015 04:43 AM
Weaver (concussion) was cleared for contact during Wednesday's practice.The concussion symptoms seem to have dissipated for Weaver, who has been out since Dec. 6. The Canadiens will still have to activate him from IR before he's able to return to the lineup, which could happen after he logs another practice or two.
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Weaver (concussion) was cleared for contact during Wednesday's practice.The concussion symptoms seem to have dissipated for Weaver, who has been out since Dec. 6. The Canadiens will still have to activate him from IR before he's able to return to the lineup, which could happen after he logs another practice or two.

June 2, 2015 04:44 AM
Weaver (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.Weaver has already surpassed the mandatory minimum of seven days for his IR stint, so the move simply gives the Canadiens some more roster flexibility. The blueliner was able to take part in a non-contact practice Monday, so a return may not be especially far off.
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Weaver (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.Weaver has already surpassed the mandatory minimum of seven days for his IR stint, so the move simply gives the Canadiens some more roster flexibility. The blueliner was able to take part in a non-contact practice Monday, so a return may not be especially far off.

June 2, 2015 04:46 AM
Weaver (concussion) practiced in a non-contact jersey Monday, John Lu of TSN reports.There's still no timetable for Weaver's return since concussions tend to linger, but it's a good sign that he's going through drills with teammates. Keep an eye out for him to be cleared for contact as an indication that he's ready to get back in the lineup.
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Weaver (concussion) practiced in a non-contact jersey Monday, John Lu of TSN reports.There's still no timetable for Weaver's return since concussions tend to linger, but it's a good sign that he's going through drills with teammates. Keep an eye out for him to be cleared for contact as an indication that he's ready to get back in the lineup.

June 2, 2015 04:54 AM
Weaver (concussion) will not be available Tuesday against the Stars.With Weaver diagnosed with a concussion, expect Tuesday's game to be the first of multiple contests that the blueliner misses. Nathan Beaulieu will take his place on the Habs' third pairing.
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Weaver (concussion) will not be available Tuesday against the Stars.With Weaver diagnosed with a concussion, expect Tuesday's game to be the first of multiple contests that the blueliner misses. Nathan Beaulieu will take his place on the Habs' third pairing.

June 2, 2015 04:55 AM
Weaver has a concussion, Arpon Basu of NHL.com reports.Weaver missed practice Monday, and it would be a shock if he was in the lineup Tuesday against the Canucks. As with all concussions, there's no timetable for his return at this point.
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Weaver has a concussion, Arpon Basu of NHL.com reports.Weaver missed practice Monday, and it would be a shock if he was in the lineup Tuesday against the Canucks. As with all concussions, there's no timetable for his return at this point.

June 2, 2015 04:56 AM
Weaver (upper body) did not practice with the team Monday.The blueliner has four assists in 26 games so far this season, but looks like he won't be able to suit up Tuesday when the Habs take on the Canucks.
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Weaver (upper body) did not practice with the team Monday.The blueliner has four assists in 26 games so far this season, but looks like he won't be able to suit up Tuesday when the Habs take on the Canucks.

June 2, 2015 04:58 AM
Weaaver left Saturday night's 4-1 loss to the Stars with an upper-body injury, the Montreal Gazette reports.Weaver will be evaluated Monday prior to Montreal's next game Tuesday at home against Vancouver.
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Weaaver left Saturday night's 4-1 loss to the Stars with an upper-body injury, the Montreal Gazette reports.Weaver will be evaluated Monday prior to Montreal's next game Tuesday at home against Vancouver.

June 2, 2015 05:18 AM
Weaver returned to the active lineup Thursday after missing one game with an upper-body injury.Weaver was on the third defensive pairing, registering an assist and a blocked shot in 13:03.
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Weaver returned to the active lineup Thursday after missing one game with an upper-body injury.Weaver was on the third defensive pairing, registering an assist and a blocked shot in 13:03.

June 2, 2015 05:18 AM
Weaver (upper body) is in the lineup Thursday against the Blues, Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette reports.Weaver missed Tuesday's game with the injury, but was able to skate without any apparent issues during pregame warmups, clearing him to make his return. Though he'll be available Thursday, Weaver may not be guaranteed a regular role moving forward. The team acquired veteran Bryan Allen from the Ducks on Thursday, who could eventually displace Weaver on the team's third pairing.
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Weaver (upper body) is in the lineup Thursday against the Blues, Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette reports.Weaver missed Tuesday's game with the injury, but was able to skate without any apparent issues during pregame warmups, clearing him to make his return. Though he'll be available Thursday, Weaver may not be guaranteed a regular role moving forward. The team acquired veteran Bryan Allen from the Ducks on Thursday, who could eventually displace Weaver on the team's third pairing.

June 2, 2015 05:19 AM
Weaver (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's game against the Blues, John Lu of TSN Montreal reports.Weaver was sidelined the last few days due to an upper body injury suffered Sunday, but he gave himself a chance to play Thursday by taking part in the Canadiens' morning skate.
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Weaver (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's game against the Blues, John Lu of TSN Montreal reports.Weaver was sidelined the last few days due to an upper body injury suffered Sunday, but he gave himself a chance to play Thursday by taking part in the Canadiens' morning skate.

June 2, 2015 05:19 AM
Weaver (upper body) did not practice Wednesday, the Montreal Gazette reports.Weaver was scratched from Tuesday's game because of the injury and remains day-to-day heading into Thursday's encounter against the Blues.
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Weaver (upper body) did not practice Wednesday, the Montreal Gazette reports.Weaver was scratched from Tuesday's game because of the injury and remains day-to-day heading into Thursday's encounter against the Blues.

June 2, 2015 05:21 AM
Weaver is dealing with an upper-body injury and will not play Tuesday against the Penguins.Nathan Beaulieu is expected to enter the lineup in place of Weaver, who previously missed a game this season due to an illness. The aging blueliner has three points and a plus-1 rating over 18 contests.
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Weaver is dealing with an upper-body injury and will not play Tuesday against the Penguins.Nathan Beaulieu is expected to enter the lineup in place of Weaver, who previously missed a game this season due to an illness. The aging blueliner has three points and a plus-1 rating over 18 contests.

June 2, 2015 05:33 AM
Weaver (illness) skated 18:53 in Saturday's win over the Wild.After sitting out Wednesday while dealing with the flu, Weaver returned to full health in time for Saturday's game and ended up seeing about three more minutes than normal. He didn't contribute any points in the victory, but found himself on the ice at opportune times, finishing with the night with a plus-3 rating.
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Weaver (illness) skated 18:53 in Saturday's win over the Wild.After sitting out Wednesday while dealing with the flu, Weaver returned to full health in time for Saturday's game and ended up seeing about three more minutes than normal. He didn't contribute any points in the victory, but found himself on the ice at opportune times, finishing with the night with a plus-3 rating.

June 2, 2015 05:37 AM
Weaver will miss Wednesday's game with the flu.Weaver was a late scratch Wednesday and will be replaced by Nathan Beaulieu. Consider Weaver day-to-day for now.
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Weaver will miss Wednesday's game with the flu.Weaver was a late scratch Wednesday and will be replaced by Nathan Beaulieu. Consider Weaver day-to-day for now.

June 2, 2015 07:53 AM
The Canadiens have re-signed Weaver to a one-year deal, CBC.ca reports.With 13 points in 72 games between Florida in Montreal this past season, Weaver isn't much of a factor on offense, but in real terms he's a sturdy blueliner with a knack for blocking shots.
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The Canadiens have re-signed Weaver to a one-year deal, CBC.ca reports.With 13 points in 72 games between Florida in Montreal this past season, Weaver isn't much of a factor on offense, but in real terms he's a sturdy blueliner with a knack for blocking shots.

June 1, 2015 08:50 PM
Weaver contributed an assist, five blocked shots, a hit and 14 penalty minutes in Monday's 4-0 victory over the Bruins.Weaver was the most productive member of a defense that stymied the powerful Bruins attack Monday night, forcing a deciding Game 7. The assist was his fourth point in 10 postseason games.
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Weaver contributed an assist, five blocked shots, a hit and 14 penalty minutes in Monday's 4-0 victory over the Bruins.Weaver was the most productive member of a defense that stymied the powerful Bruins attack Monday night, forcing a deciding Game 7. The assist was his fourth point in 10 postseason games.

June 1, 2015 09:33 PM
Weaver had an assist and was plus-4 in Saturday's 5-3 win over Detroit. He has points (1 goal, four assists) in four straight games.Weaver's pushing Thomas Vanek for Montreal's best trade-deadline acquisition. In 14 games since joining the CH, Weaver has a goal, six assists and is plus-11.
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Weaver had an assist and was plus-4 in Saturday's 5-3 win over Detroit. He has points (1 goal, four assists) in four straight games.Weaver's pushing Thomas Vanek for Montreal's best trade-deadline acquisition. In 14 games since joining the CH, Weaver has a goal, six assists and is plus-11.

June 1, 2015 09:34 PM
Weaver contributed a goal and an assist in Friday's 7-4 win over the Senators.Weaver has gotten into the act offensively of late with points coming in three consecutive games. His six points in 13 games since joining the Canadiens have already matched his scoring output in 55 games with the Panthers.
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Weaver contributed a goal and an assist in Friday's 7-4 win over the Senators.Weaver has gotten into the act offensively of late with points coming in three consecutive games. His six points in 13 games since joining the Canadiens have already matched his scoring output in 55 games with the Panthers.