|Assets:||His big point shot and ability to produce on the power play are his best attributes. Also plays with poise along the blueline. Can even line up as a winger, if need be.|
|Flaws:||Lacks ideal size for the defense position and can struggle against bigger forwards in the corners and in front of the net in the NHL . Isn't very committed as a forward.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile offensive defenseman with a little upside.|
|OHL||Second All-Star Team||2007-08|
|2/10/2016||Recalled from the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|2/06/2016||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|2/05/2016||Placed on waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|7/01/2015||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|3/14/2015||Missed 2 games (upper body injury).|
|3/09/2015||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|7/04/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||Vancouver Canucks tendered a qualifying offer.|
|3/06/2014||Missed 4 games (upper body injury).|
|2/26/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|2/08/2014||Missed 3 games (upper body injury).|
|2/04/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|2/03/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/08/2013||Recalled from Utica (AHL).|
|11/19/2013||Assigned to Utica (AHL).|
|11/18/2013||Placed on waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Montreal Canadiens did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|4/17/2013||Missed 3 games (knee injury).|
|4/11/2013||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|3/27/2013||Missed 8 games (knee injury).|
|3/10/2013||Knee injury, injured reserve.|
|3/09/2013||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|9/18/2012||Signed with Geneve-Servette HC (Switzerland).|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 7 regular season games (lower body injury).|
|3/30/2012||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|3/24/2012||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|2/17/2012||Missed 4 games (lower body injury).|
|2/13/2012||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|2/09/2012||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|6/29/2011||Re-signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a two-year contract.|
|6/27/2011||Montreal Canadiens tendered a qualifying offer.|
|11/18/2010||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/06/2010||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/05/2010||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/29/2010||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/26/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/18/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/17/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/11/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/09/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/12/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/04/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|9/29/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|4/23/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|4/08/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/14/2009||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/01/2009||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/04/2008||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|8/15/2008||Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/16/2007||Returned to his junior team (Kitchener-OHL).|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round (73rd overall) in 2007.|
| 02/10/2016 8:09 PM
NewsWeber was recalled by the Canucks on Wednesday.
| 02/06/2016 3:06 PM
NewsWeber has been reassigned to AHL Utica.
| 02/05/2016 3:35 PM
NewsWeber was waived by the Canucks on Friday.
| 10/30/2015 12:11 PM
NewsWeber recorded his first point of the season in Thursday's loss to Dallas.
| 10/02/2015 12:08 PM
NewsWeber picked up a goal and an assist -- both on the power play -- in Thursday's preseason win over the Oilers.
| 07/01/2015 12:38 PM
NewsWeber signed a one-year deal to remain with the Canucks on Wednesday, the Vancouver Sun reports.
Vancouver re-signs Yannick Weber | 07/04/2014 12:50 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks have re-signed Yannick Weber.
ImpactThe Canucks didn't reveal the terms of the contract. Weber had six goals and four assists in 49 games in 2013-14.
Yannick Weber nets second goal in three games | 03/28/2014 10:56 AM
NewsYannick Weber scored a goal in Vancouver's 3-2 overtime loss to Colorado.
ImpactWeber isn't known for his offensive contributions and has just nine points in 43 games this season. That being said, he has now found the back of the net twice in his last three games.
| 03/07/2014 2:25 AM
NewsYannick Weber returned to action on Thursday March 6.
Yannick Weber returns to Vancouver | 02/03/2014 10:06 AM
NewsYannick Weber (undisclosed) returned back to Vancouver from the Canucks road trip according to reports.
ImpactWeber was injured in the first period Friday and as of now his Olympic dream of playing for Switzerland at Sochi is up in the air. Stay tuned.
Yannick Weber's status for Olympics unknown | 02/02/2014 9:51 AM
NewsYannick Weber's (undisclosed) status for the Olympics is up in the air at the present time as he was hurt in the first period Friday and did not return.
ImpactWeber was one of eight current NHLers to be named to Switzerland's Olympic squad and one of four defensemen. Stay tuned.
Canucks defenseman Yannick Weber injured | 02/01/2014 11:04 AM
NewsYannick Weber left Friday's game in the first period, leaving the Canucks to make due with five defensemen in the rest of their 4-3 loss to Winnipeg.
ImpactThere is no word yet on what Weber's injury and how long he will be out. The Canucks have been ravaged by injuries to defensemen. Kevin Bieksa and Chris Tanev are both out with injuries. Weber's injury could possibly mean he won't be playing for Switzerland at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Yannick Weber sees first pp time in practice | 01/26/2014 10:30 AM
NewsYannick Weber saw first power play time in practice Saturday.
ImpactWeber was a healthy scratch in the Canucks last game Thursday so it's a big promotion for the blueliner who has two goals and five points in 28 games. He practiced with Jason Garrison on the other point with Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows and Ryan Kesler up front.
Yannick Weber scores second goal of 2013-14 | 01/19/2014 11:38 AM
NewsYannick Weber scored a goal in Vancouver's 3-2 shootout win on Saturday.
ImpactWeber has two goals and five points in 27 games with Vancouver this season. He's not likely to ever have much value in standard leagues.
| 12/14/2013 1:47 AM
NewsYannick Weber was called up from the minors on Friday December 13.
Yannick Weber clears waivers | 11/19/2013 12:43 PM
NewsYannick Weber went unclaimed on waivers.
ImpactWeber has no points in 10 games with Vancouver this season. He has been sent to AHL Utica.
Canucks put Yannick Weber on waivers | 11/18/2013 1:49 PM
NewsYannick Weber has been placed on waivers.
Elliotte Friedman on Twitter
ImpactIn 10 games with the Canucks, he has no points and nine hits. Weber also has a minus-2 rating and he's averaged just 5:37 of ice time.
Canucks expected to dress seven defensemen | 10/05/2013 4:40 PM
NewsYannick Weber is expected to dress Saturday, as the Canucks will go with seven defensemen in their lineup.
ImpactWith Alex Burrows injured and Zack Kassian suspended, Vancouver doesn't have any extra forwards. Weber and Andrew Alberts have skated up front before, but it appears that Weber will be the one to play.
Yannick Weber likely to crack Canucks' roster | 09/28/2013 11:40 AM
NewsYannick Weber is likely to stick around with the Vancouver Canucks when the NHL starts its regular season next week.
ImpactCanucks coach John Tortorella has settled on his top five defensemen - Dan Hamhuis, Kevin Bieksa, Jason Garrison, Alex Edler and Chris Tanev - while it's come down to Weber and Andrew Alberts for the final opening-night spot. Weber likely has the edge based on his offensive potential.
Weber impressive as Canucks crushed Coyotes | 09/24/2013 3:02 AM
NewsYannick Weber had a goal and an assist as the Canucks beat the Coyotes 6-1 for the Canucks first preseason victory.
ImpactJannik Hansen also had a goal and assist while Chris Higgins, Mike Santorelli, Tom Sestito and Jason Garrison were the other scorers for the Canucks. Roberto Luongo made 21 saves for the Canucks at Rogers Arena while Martin Hanzal scored the lone goal for the Coyotes.
Yannick Weber signs with Vancouver | 07/05/2013 3:45 PM
NewsYannick Weber has agreed to a one-year/$650k deal with the Vancouver Canucks.
Aaron Ward on Twitter
ImpactWeber had two assists in six games last season. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues in 2013-14.
Canadiens decline to qualify Yannick Weber | 07/03/2013 8:36 AM
NewsMontreal Canadiens decline to extend qualifying offer to Yannick Weber.
ImpactWeber played in only six games this season, which he called "bizarre" after the year was over. Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin attempted to trade the 24-year-old defenseman but apparently didn't find any takers. Weber will become an unrestricted free agent and should be able to latch on somewhere in an attempt to restart his career.
Y. Weber hopes to prove himself next year | 06/20/2013 7:12 AM
NewsYannick Weber dressed in only six games with the Canadiens during the 2013 season.
Impact"It certainly wasn't easy. It was a bit of a bizarre season, too, with the lockout," he said. "We had eight defensemen on the team who were healthy [for the better part of the year]. We had a ton of wins to start the season, so it was really hard at the start to have a chance to play. We didn't have a chance to have a real training camp and there were no exhibition games, so it was hard to have a real opportunity to be in the top six. For me, it was all about having a lot of patience, waiting for my chance, working hard and staying positive." Weber was also passed over for playing time by AHL call-ups Jarred Tinordi, Greg Pateryn and Nathan Beaulieu, but his positive attitude placed him in good standing with GM Marc Bergevin and coach Michel Therrien. Weber will be a restricted free agent in July and assuming the Canadiens retain his services, he will be looking to prove himself worthy of a roster spot at training camp.
Yannick Weber will dress Wednesday | 04/17/2013 3:05 PM
NewsYannick Weber will dress against Pittsburgh on Wednesday night for the first time since March 7.
ImpactHe has spent most of that time recovering from a knee injury. "It's not like it's my first game ever, but it's been a while," Weber said. "For me, it's just go back and find my game and take it shift by shift. Normally it takes a couple shifts, and then you're back as if nothing happened. I'm excited and I'm ready to go." He will replace rookie Nathan Beaulieu on the Canadiens' back end.
Yannick Weber could return Wednesday night | 04/16/2013 1:25 PM
NewsYannick Weber (knee) could return to the lineup Wednesday night.
Canadiens on Twitter
ImpactWeber has only played in two games this season and has been sidelined since injuring his knee March 8. The Canadiens are calling him a game-time decision for tomorrow night, but Weber really shouldn't be in anyone's lineup at this point.
Yannick Weber can practice with contact Mon. | 03/23/2013 11:39 AM
NewsYannick Weber (knee) can practice with contact Monday, according to RDS' Renaud Lavoie.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactWeber was hurt in a game on March 7. In two games this year, he has no points.
Yannick Weber (knee) sidelined for two weeks | 03/10/2013 6:28 PM
NewsMontreal Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber is expected to miss about two weeks with his knee injury.
Renaud P Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactHe's only played in two games for the Habs this season, failing to score a point. He had a career-high four goals, 14 assists, 18 points and 30 PIM last season.
Yannick Weber has a knee injury | 03/08/2013 12:39 PM
NewsYannick Weber's lower body injury is related to his knee.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactWeber left Thursday's game before it's conclusion. The severity of the injury is not yet known.
Yannick Weber suffers lower-body injury | 03/08/2013 9:48 AM
NewsYannick Weber was forced from Thursday's game with a lower-body injury.
ImpactReceiving just his second start of the year, he struggled and then had to leave with the injury. After playing 60 games last year, Weber has really fallen out of the rotation this season. He has two penalty minutes in two games.
Yannick Weber scratched again Wednesday | 02/27/2013 8:40 PM
NewsYannick Weber is once again a healthy scratch for the Canadiens on Wednesday night.
ImpactWeber, who played 60 games with the team last year, has only gotten into one game in 2013. Rene Bourque (concussion) and Raphael Diaz (concussion) are the other scratches.
Yannick Weber healthy scratch | 02/03/2013 10:00 AM
NewsYannick Weber was a healthy scratch for the Montreal Canadiens in Saturday's win.
ImpactWeber skated in 60 games with the Montreal Canadiens last season recording 18 points but has only participated in one game this year. Weber has a booming slapshot on the power play and could probably help out another team in the league. In the meantime, he has no fantasy value.
Yannick Weber to make 2013 season debut | 01/27/2013 5:12 PM
NewsWith Tomas Kaberle out of the lineup, defenseman Yannick Weber will make his 2013 season debut for the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday.
Renaud P Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactThe Habs face the New Jersey Devils tonight. Weber had 18 points in 60 games for Montreal last season, which is probably not quite good enough to merit a waiver claim. Still, the Canadiens are a little limited on defense with P.K. Subban holding out, so Weber might at least be worth monitoring.
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|Goals||0||35 times-last:at Wsh||last:Jan 14||2|
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|Power Play Goals||0||35 times-last:at Wsh||last:Jan 14||2|
|Power Play Points||1||5 times-last:vs. TB||last:Jan 9||2|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||35 times-last:at Wsh||last:Jan 14||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||35 times-last:at Wsh||last:Jan 14||0|
|Shots||5||2 times-last:at Dal||last:Nov 27||8|
|Penalty Minutes||30||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Van)|
|Power Play Goals||5||2014-15 (Van)|
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