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08-03-2012, 01:49 PM
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A better analogy is Ryan O'Byrne. He has worked out quite well. We complained that he wasn't working in Montreal but we didn't use him properly. He's now a top-4 dman on the Colorado Avalanche, a superior team to the Montreal Canadiens. He played some 220 minutes on the PK, over 3 minutes per game, that's awesome. We could have used a shutdown dman of his caliber last year. We could use one now.
Whatever Weber had a bad first year, give him time, we have nothing to lose.
O'Byrne brought something the Habs do not have a ton of, size and physicality. Weber brings the same thing as many others do, Subban, Diaz, Markov, etc...
Yes they are both young. That is where it ends.
I do not consider the past year to be Weber's first. He had a cup of coffee the year before and also playoffs. The Habs owe it to themselves to not just throw him on the scrap heap.
Give him a 10 game chance to steal a spot. If he does not, then get something for him.
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