|Assets:||Has good size and plays the game with honest effort and sound work ethic. Excels as a forechecker. Will also drop the gloves if the situation warrants it.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have natural talent, so points are always the result of maximum effort--even at lower levels. Isn't very useful if he's not hitting early and often.|
|Career Potential:||Depth crash-and-bang winger.|
|6/17/2014||Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a two-year contract extension.|
|5/29/2014||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|5/29/2014||Missed the last playoff game (head injury).|
|4/09/2014||Missed 6 games (upper body injury).|
|3/25/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|2/03/2014||Acquired from the Vancouver Canucks.|
|11/19/2013||Missed 10 games (leg injury).|
|10/25/2013||Leg injury, injured reserve.|
|7/24/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|4/06/2013||Missed 5 games (shoulder injury).|
|3/28/2013||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|3/26/2013||Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|10/12/2012||Signed with Destil Trappers Tilburg (Netherlands).|
|7/25/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|6/18/2012||Vancouver Canucks tendered a qualifying offer.|
|2/19/2012||Missed 5 games (foot injury).|
|2/09/2012||Foot injury, day-to-day.|
|10/04/2011||Claimed off waivers from the New York Rangers.|
|10/01/2011||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|6/27/2011||Re-signed by the New York Rangers to a one-year contract.|
|1/22/2011||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|1/01/2011||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|12/18/2010||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|12/17/2010||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|10/03/2010||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|10/02/2010||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|9/27/2010||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|4/04/2010||Recalled from Hartford (AHL).|
|9/17/2009||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|9/26/2008||Assigned to Hartford (AHL).|
|9/19/2008||Signed by the New York Rangers to an entry-level contract.|
|2/03/2014||Montreal Canadiens traded Raphael Diaz to the Vancouver Canucks for Dale Weise.|
|10/04/2011||Claimed by the Vancouver Canucks off waivers from the New York Rangers.|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the New York Rangers in the 4th round (111th overall) in 2008.|
Montreal right wing Dale Weise scored two goals on his only two shots on net Saturday. | 11/15/2014 10:23 PM
NewsMontreal right wing Dale Weise scored two goals on his only two shots on net Saturday.
ImpactWeise had just one goal coming into the game against Philadelphia, so he tripped his goal-scoring numbers. Weise also has five assists this season.
Habs sign Dale Weise to a two-year extension | 06/17/2014 12:16 PM
NewsDale Weise has inked a two-year, $2 million contract extension with the Montreal Canadiens.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactMontreal shipped Raphael Diaz to Vancouver on Feb. 3 to acquire Weise. The latter ended up with 16 points and 59 penalty minutes in 61 contests between the Canadiens and Canucks in 2013-14.
GM confirms Dale Weise had a concussion | 06/02/2014 12:43 PM
NewsMontreal GM Marc Bergevin confirmed that Dale Weise suffered a concussion in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final against New York.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactHe spent some time in the "quiet room" before he was cleared to return to the contest. However, he wasn't able to play in Game 6. Symptoms of a concussion don't always immediately appear, so that may have been the case here. Weise contributed three goals and four assists in 16 games during Montreal's playoff run. He will use the summer to recover.
Canadiens' Dale Weise won't play in Game 6 | 05/29/2014 2:41 PM
NewsDale Weise won't play in Game 6 Thursday.
Tom Gulitti on Twitter
ImpactIt's believed he suffered a concussion, but coach Michel Therrien wouldn't discuss the ailment. He called it a "body injury" and wouldn't talk about the symptoms that Weise reportedly suffered from after Tuesday's win. Weise has been a good player for the Canadiens during the playoffs and even though he's a fourth liner he will be missed in the lineup.
Report: Dale Weise has a concussion | 05/28/2014 6:05 PM
NewsDale Weise reportedly sustained a concussion as a result of the hit he absorbed from John Moore on Tuesday.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactIf that's true, then the obvious question is why he was allowed back into the game after spending time in the "quiet room." Weise had three goals and seven points in 16 playoff games.
Dale Weise returns after concussion scare | 05/28/2014 9:23 AM
NewsDale Weise was temporarily removed from Tuesday's game after a controversial high hit from John Moore.
ImpactWeise needed to spend some time in the "quiet room" before he was given the okay to return to the contest. He ended up with two assists in Montreal's 7-4 victory.
Dale Weise promoted to 3rd line at practice | 05/22/2014 10:07 AM
NewsDale Weise skated on the third line during Wednesday's practice.
ImpactHe left the fourth line, where he has played for the majority of the 2014 playoffs, to skate alongside Lars Eller and Rene Bourque. However, his promotion came because Thomas Vanek was demoted to rotation duty on the fourth unit and it's unclear if that change will last going into Game 3. Weise has contributed three goals and two assists in 13 contests this postseason, while averaging just under 10 minutes of ice time per match.
Dale Weise opens scoring in Game 7 win | 05/15/2014 10:42 AM
NewsDale Weise opened the scoring in Game 7 with his third goal of the playoffs.
ImpactHe scored just 2:18 into the first period to give Montreal an early 1-0 lead over Boston. The Canadiens went on to win the game 3-1 to advance to the Eastern Conference Final, where they will host the New York Rangers. Weise finished the game with 9 minutes of ice time. He also became a focal point of discussion after the contest when he was threatened by Boston's Milan Lucic in the post-game handshake line.
Dale Weise the unlikely Game 1 hero vs. TB | 04/16/2014 11:05 PM
NewsDale Weise scored the overtime winner for Montreal to lift the Canadiens to a 5-4 win over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of their opening round playoff series.
ImpactWeise's goal at 18:08 of the first overtime frame sent the Lightning to their locker room in disappointment and put the Habs ahead in the series. Tomas Plekanec, Lars Eller, Brian Gionta and Thomas Vanek were the other Montreal scorers in the victory.
| 04/10/2014 4:55 AM
NewsDale Weise returned to action on Wednesday April 9.
Dale Weise (hand) may play Wednesday night | 04/08/2014 8:33 AM
NewsDale Weise (hand) may get clearance Tuesday to play on Wednesday against Chicago.
Impact"We'll see how the injury responds tomorrow and determine what the plan is," said Weise after he practiced on Monday. "I've been skating for the past week and a half, so my conditioning level is good. All I need now is to get some game action under my belt and to work the kinks out before the playoffs." He has been sidelined since Mar. 24 with a hand injury.
Dale Weise (hand) is slated to miss 2-3 weeks | 03/26/2014 7:39 AM
NewsDale Weise is projected to miss two-to-three weeks with a hand injury.
ImpactHe was injured on a hit from behind by Boston's Kevan Miller on Monday night. Weise has three points and 17 penalty minutes in 14 games with Montreal this campaign.
Dale Weise suffers UBI Monday night | 03/25/2014 6:57 AM
NewsDale Weise exited Monday's game with an upper-body injury after he was hit from behind into the boards.
ImpactThe play earned Boston's Kevan Miller a two-minute penalty for cross checking. Miller and Travis Moen also engaged in fisticuffs for the hit. Weise wasn't able to return and his night ended after just 28 seconds of ice time.
Dale Weise earns assist against former team | 02/07/2014 7:46 AM
NewsDale Weise recorded his first point with the Canadiens on Thursday against his former Vancouver teammates.
ImpactHe picked up an assist on Ryan White's first goal of the season during the first period of Montreal's 5-2 victory. Weise also had two hits during his 10:28 of ice time.
Montreal gets Dale Weise for Raphael Diaz | 02/03/2014 12:42 PM
NewsDale Weise has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Raphael Diaz.
Vancouver Canucks on Twitter
ImpactWeise has recorded three goals, 12 points and 42 penalty minutes in 44 games this season. He's a hard-nosed player who likes to initiate contact, but he shouldn't be on your fantasy radar unless you need penalty minutes.
Dale Weise thinks Hanzal in trouble Sunday | 01/26/2014 10:13 AM
NewsDale Weise thinks that Phoenix's Martin Hanzal has a lot of explaining to do on the ice after he injured three of his Vancouver teammates nine days ago.
ImpactThe Coyotes and Canucks meet tonight and there should be some rough stuff headed Hanzal's way after the center injured Henrik Sedin, David Booth and Mike Santorelli. "We'll see what happens tomorrow but I think he's going to have to answer the bell," Weise said on Saturday. "Obviously he took a pretty good stab at Hankie, a pretty good stab at Boothie and then Santorelli off the draw. It was tough for us (to immediately react). We saw what he was doing but it's a tight game and you can't really go out and get a penalty trying to jump a guy, or trying to engage a guy, and then they score and make it 2-0. So you have to be smart about the way you do it." It should be interesting.
Dale Weise returns to Vancouver's lineup | 11/20/2013 10:53 AM
NewsDale Weise (lower body) returned to the Canucks' lineup on Tuesday.
ImpactIt was Weise's first game since Oct. 24. He had two hits in 5:13 minutes of ice time.
| 11/20/2013 2:30 AM
NewsDale Weise returned to action on Tuesday November 19.
Canucks' Dale Weise out 3-4 weeks with LBI | 10/28/2013 2:58 PM
NewsDale Weise is slated to miss three-to-four weeks with a lower-body injury.
Dan Murphy on Twitter
ImpactHe hasn't played since Oct. 24. Weise has three points and 19 hits in 12 games this campaign.
Dale Weise out for remainder of game Thurs | 10/24/2013 8:59 PM
NewsDale Weise was forced out of Thursday's contest against New Jersey due to a leg injury.
Dan Murphy on Twitter
ImpactWe don't yet know the severity of the ailment, but he has been ruled out for the remainder of the game.
| 10/04/2013 1:34 AM
NewsDale Weise was reinstated from his suspension on Thursday October 3.
Dale Weise earns 3-game preseason suspension | 09/23/2013 6:25 PM
NewsDale Weise has been suspended for the balance of the preseason for his hit on Edmonton's Taylor Hall.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactThe incident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Weise received a two-minute penalty for an illegal check to the head on the play. He will be eligible to return when the Canucks open the 2013-14 season on Oct. 3 in San Jose.
NHL holds discipline hearing with Dale Weise | 09/22/2013 5:58 PM
NewsThe NHL is holding a disciplinary hearing with Vancouver Canucks winger Dale Weise regarding a hit on Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall during Saturday's preseason game.
Brad Ziemer on Twitter
ImpactThere's no report of a significant issue for Hall, so that should help Weise's cause. Zack Kassian is also facing a hearing for his high-sticking infraction on Sam Gagner.
Vancouver re-signs Dale Weise | 07/24/2013 12:54 PM
NewsDale Weise has inked a one-year/$750,000 contract with the Vancouver Canucks.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactWeise had an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 31. He had six points and 43 penalty minutes in 40 games in 2013.
Dale Weise receives his arbitration date | 07/16/2013 5:32 PM
NewsDale Weise has an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 31.
ImpactOf course, Weise can continue to negotiate with Vancouver in the hopes of avoiding arbitration. He had six points and 43 penalty minutes in 40 games last season. He came with a $615k cap hit in 2013.
Dale Weise elects salary arbitration | 07/10/2013 6:49 PM
NewsDale Weise and the Canucks are headed to salary arbitration.
ImpactWeise and the Canucks couldn't agree on a deal by the 5 p.m. ET deadline. He had six points and 43 penalty minutes last year. Weise made $615,000.
Canucks close to re-signing Dale Weise | 07/04/2013 2:50 PM
NewsDale Weise and the Vancouver Canucks are close to agreeing to a contract.
ImpactWeise, who is a restricted free agent, has played in 108 regular-season contests with the Canucks over the past two seasons where he has totaled 14 points and 124 penalty minutes.
Weise would wear a visor if not for his role | 06/13/2013 2:47 PM
NewsDale Weise said he would wear a visor if he didn't have a fourth-line role, which requires him to fight sometimes.
Impact"If I was playing in a bigger role and playing more minutes, I'd put one on for sure," he said. "In that fourth line role, you're getting targeted by other guys. If you're not playing on the fourth line, then you're not going to have as many opportunities to fight." Weise doesn't want to take his helmet off to fight, which several players who wear visors do because that can be even more dangerous. He thinks that fighting will remain in the game, but it will probably decrease with the new visor rule.
Dale Weise a healthy scratch Monday | 04/23/2013 11:54 AM
NewsDale Weise was a healthy scratch Monday.
ImpactWeise was replaced in the lineup by Tom Sestito. Just an FYI.
Dale Weise will skate with Roy and Hansen | 04/10/2013 5:31 PM
NewsDale Weise will play alongside Derek Roy and Jannik Hansen Wednesday night.
ImpactHe is filling in for Chris Higgins, who is out with a knee injury. "This is a big opportunity for me," Weise said. "Obviously, it sucks to lose a guy like Higgins. He is playing so well and is such a big part of our team, penalty-kill wise and five-on-five. He creates a lot. But I am not going to do anything to change my game on that line. I'll get in there, be physical, get those guys the puck and get to the net and see what happens." He has six points and 43 penalty minutes in 33 games.
Dale Weise shoulder injury not too serious | 03/26/2013 11:53 AM
NewsDale Weise (shoulder) may only be out a week.
ImpactWeise was injured Saturday and it was thought to be a lot more serious than it is. Weise will not be in the lineup Tuesday. "We see Dale out of the lineup for the short term," assistant Laurence Gilman said. "At least for the next week." He has two goals and five points and 41 penalty minutes in 31 games this year. Consider him day-to-day.
Dale Weise out long term with shoulder injury | 03/25/2013 10:00 AM
NewsDale Weise suffered a shoulder injury Saturday and will be out indefinitely.
ImpactWeise provided penalty minutes and an occasional point for fantasy fans as he had 41 penalty minutes to go with two goals and five points in 31 games. With only five weeks left in the regular season, Weise may not be able to return.
Dale Weise scores winner for Canucks | 02/22/2013 11:35 PM
NewsDale Weise scored the only goal in the game to help the Canucks topple the Predators on Friday night 1-0.
ImpactWeise is nothing but a fourth-liner who racks up a decent amount of penalty minutes but does little else on the score sheet. He scored at 9:14 of the third period. Maxim Lapierre and Dan Hamhuis had the helpers.
|10/18/2014||Mtl||Col||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/16/2014||Mtl||Bos||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/09/2014||Mtl||Wsh||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||2||vs. Phi||Nov 15||1|
|Assists||2||vs. NYR||Oct 25||1|
|Points||2||3 times-last:vs. Phi||last:Nov 15||1|
|Penalty Minutes||7||vs. Bos||Nov 13||15|
|Plus/Minus||2||6 times-last:at NJ||last:Jan 2||3|
|Power Play Goals||0||44 times-last:at NYR||last:Jan 29||1|
|Power Play Points||0||44 times-last:at NYR||last:Jan 29||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||44 times-last:at NYR||last:Jan 29||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||44 times-last:at NYR||last:Jan 29||0|
|Shots||4||3 times-last:at NYR||last:Jan 29||5|
|Penalty Minutes||81||2011-12 (Van)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2013-14 (Van/Mtl)|
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