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Yannick Weber | Defenseman | #7

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/23/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 3 (73) / MON
Contract: view contract details

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Yannick Weber scored a goal in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
Weber beat Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck with a beautiful wrist shot to tie the game at one at the 11:08 mark of the second frame. He finished the night with a plus-1 rating and two shots on goal in 10:58 of ice time. The 29-year-old now has one point in two games this postseason. Ryan Johansen also found the back of the net for Predators. Nashville is down 3-2 in this best-of-seven series. They'll have to save their season in Winnipeg on Monday night. May 6 - 12:34 AM

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Yannick Weber will draw into Thursday's lineup against the Winnipeg Jets for Game 4.

Weber has been out since March 24th due to an upper-body injury. The Predators decided to make the switch to get a bit more skill in the lineup with the hopes of getting the puck out of their end more quickly.
May 3 - 9:24 PM

Yannick Weber (upper body) might make his return Thursday night.

Weber last played on March 24th. Alexei Emelin stayed on the ice after the morning skate was done, which suggests that Emelin will be scratched to make room for Weber.
May 3 - 2:13 PM

Yannick Weber (upper body) took part in Wednesday's practice.

Weber missed the entire first round of the playoffs. It's not clear if he has a shot of playing in Game 1 of the second round, but it's at least encouraging that he's continuing to practice.
Apr 25 - 2:23 PM

Yannick Weber (upper body) is not expected to play in Game 3 on Monday night.

Weber took part in the morning skate, but he either isn't quite ready to return or the Predators don't want to make any changes to the defense corps at this time.
Apr 16 - 5:16 PM

Yannick Weber (upper body) took part in warmups ahead of Game 2 Saturday afternoon but won't play.

Weber has missed the last nine games due to his ailment. The Predators will be going with the same lineup this afternoon, meaning Scott Hartnell, Eeli Tolvanen, Anthony Bitetto and Calle Jarnkrok (upper body) will all be in the press box. Weber appears to be close to making a return.
Apr 14 - 2:56 PM

Yannick Weber is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Weber skated on Monday at practice in a non-contact jersey. He was placed on the team's fourth pairing, so he may not be ready to play in Game 1 Thursday night.
Apr 9 - 2:21 PM

Yannick Weber will get a "maintenance" night Sunday against Winnipeg.

Weber only logged 1:40 of ice time over three shifts on Saturday against Minnesota, so he could be dealing with an injury.
Mar 25 - 6:42 PM

Yannick Weber will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Weber has two goals and three assists in 46 games this season. He's been a healthy scratch in three of his team's last four games. Miikka Salomaki and Anthony Bitetto will also watch the game from the press box.
Mar 22 - 7:52 PM

Yannick Weber potted his second goal of the season in a 4-3 loss to Calgary on Thursday night.

Weber's last goal came on Dec. 19 against Winnipeg. He has contributed a mere four points in 34 games this season. Nashville has great depth on the back end, but Weber doesn't have any fantasy value.
Feb 16 - 11:22 AM

Yannick Weber will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Weber has one goal and two assists in 26 games this season. Anthony Bitetto will also watch the game from the press box for the Predators.
Jan 30 - 7:52 PM

Yannick Weber will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Weber's now been scratched in four consecutive games. He has one goal and two assists in 26 games this season. Anthony Bitetto and Cody McLeod will also watch the game from the press box.
Jan 23 - 7:53 PM

The Nashville Predators will scratch Yannick Weber tonight against the Arizona Coyotes.

Weber has three points in 26 games this season and will sit for the second straight game. He will be joined in the press box by Anthony Bitetto and Cody McLeod.
Jan 18 - 7:43 PM

Yannick Weber has signed a two-year contract extension with the Nashville Predators.

The deal will pay Weber $650,000 in 2018-19 and $700,000 in 2019-20. He has a goal, two assists, 29 hits, and 22 blocks in 25 games for the Predators this season. In 73 appearances last year, Weber contributed one goal and seven helpers.
Jan 9 - 11:23 AM

Yannick Weber (lower body) is expected to be back in the lineup on Monday night.

Weber led the stretches during the morning skate and he is projected to replace Anthony Bitetto on the blue line against Boston. Weber, who hasn't played since Nov. 11, has two assists in 12 games this campaign.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 12:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Colton Sissons
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Calle Jarnkrok
3Kevin Fiala
4Scott Hartnell
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Ryan Hartman
5Miikka Salomaki
6Eeli Tolvanen
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Ryan Ellis
5Matt Irwin
6Alexei Emelin
7Yannick Weber
8Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Anders Lindback
3Juuse Saros