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Shea Weber is everywhere.

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It still kind of feels like our best friend moved away. It's weird to see Shea Weber in a Canadiens jersey. I'm not truly convinced it will ever be normal.

The former captain of the Nashville Predators has been thrust into the media pits of Montreal. I've never seen so much of Weber in the off-season. Actually, I don't think I've seen this much Weber in the media during the regular season either.

For someone who enjoys their privacy and has a reputation of being stoic in-front of a camera, he seems to be holding his own in the melee. Dare I say, he looks like he might even be enjoying himself. The rest of the league might finally get a chance to see some of Weber's personality. The off ice personality that made him so loved here in Nashville.

Hockey News

Weber ready for all that comes with being a Montreal Canadien - Sportsnet.ca
No one is more stoked about not having to play against Weber anymore than Andrew Shaw.

Weber hopes to help Canadiens fans forget Subban by helping team win games - TheProvince.com
It won't be easy to erase the memories of P.K. Subban from Montreal but Weber's head is in the right place. If he can help the team win they'll like him.

New Habs arrive at Therrien's golf tournament - Article - TSN
AKA The Shea Weber Show.

Chicago Blackhawks Set to Head Outdoors Again vs. St. Louis Blues in January | NBC Chicago
Again. Even Chicago is tired of Chicago playing outdoors.

Fantasy Hockey: Leafs' Matthews, Cup hero top list of top rookies - CBSSports.com
The time to speculate rookie fantasy numbers is upon us.

Wayne Gretzky to LA and five trades that changed the NHL | SI.com
There is an art to NHL trades. Some teams have David Poile and some teams don't.

NHL star Marc-André​ Fleury wows small-town P.E.I - Prince Edward Island - CBC News
Fleury would like to remind everyone that he's still the Pittsburgh Penguins starting goalie.

Alex Ovechkin shared a delightful video of himself dancing while rollerblading | For The Win
Ladies and gentlemen the captain of the Washington Capitals.

The Forgotten Greatness of Air Hockey - The New Yorker
I will challenge anyone at air hockey, any time, any place.

Other Sports

Michael Phelps Wins 20th and 21st Gold Medals While Sending a Message - The New York Times
Michael Phelps is not a human being. Winning his 20th gold medal wasn't enough so he went ahead and secured his 21st as well.

Flipping the bird a father-son ritual for Canadian Olympic swimmer
Spirit animal. This puts pre-game naps and sandwich superstitions to shame.