The Sicamous born Sicamous Eagles product Shea Weber will suit up for his seventh NHL All-Star game in January. On Dec. 30, the Montreal Canadiens announced team captain Weber was named to the Atlantic Division squad, to be headed by Boston Bruins sniper David Pastrnak.
“This will mark Weber’s seventh appearance in the mid-season showcase, and his second as a member of the Canadiens,” said the Montreal Canadiens news release. Weber represented the Nashville Predators at the annual event in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016, and Montreal in 2017.
“Weber is enjoying an excellent season with 12 goals and 31 points in 39 games. He boasts a +9 differential, ranks third among NHL blueliners in goals and sits tied for fifth in points,” said the team.
The NHL All-Star Game will take place Jan. 25 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri.