NHL’s Predators and Canadiens swap star defensemen
La – The Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators swapped a set of Olympic gold medal winning defensemen within the greatest National hockey league trades in the recent past.
Shea Weber is the best active defenceman within the league to possess never won a Norris Trophy
The Canadiens acquired Shea Weber in the Predators for PK Subban within an exchange of veteran defensemen who helped Canada beat Norway for gold in the 2014 Sochi Olympic games.
Subban won the Norris Trophy because the league’s top defensemen within the National hockey league in 2013 and Weber is the best active defensemen within the league to possess never won a Norris.
The 30-year-old Weber had spent yesteryear 11 seasons using the Predators and it has performed in four All-Star Games.
He’d 20 goals and 31 aids in 78 regular-season games earlier this season.
Weber has scored 40 or even more points eight occasions and handle with seven points in 14 playoff game this season.
The 27-year-old Subban carried out with six goals and 45 assists earlier this season.
Subban is heading in to the third season of his eight-year $72-million contract.