The Habs have acquired veteran blueliner Mike Weaver from the Florida Panthers in exchange for a fifth round pick in the 2015 NHL draft.
Weaver, 35, isn’t big at 5’10″, 183 lbs, and has seven goals, 79 assists and 213 penalty minutes in 586 career regular season games. He’s also suited up with Atlanta, Los Angeles, Vancouver and St. Louis.
So what does this mean?
I’ve no idea. Maybe the youngsters Beaulieu and Tinordi, or one of them at least, aren’t ready. Then there’s Drewiske gone, Markov staying or going, Murray carrying on for now, injuries that could happen in the stretch.
I’m not one to speculate. I’m usually wrong.
Regardless, it’s the old adage – you can never have enough defencemen.