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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 has agreed to terms with Nashville on a one-year, $650,000 contract.
Weber suited up in a career high 73 games in 2016-17 and he contributed one goal and eight points. He also had one assist in 22 playoff contests. Weber would have been eligible for unrestricted free agency on July 1. Jun 13 - 4:07 PM

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Yannick Weber logged just 7:40 of ice time in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

His defense partner, Matt Irwin, played for just 9:04 in the contest. Nashville does lean heavily on the top-four defense group, but the ice time for Weber and Irwin against Pittsburgh on Monday was their lowest of the postseason. Weber explained the limited playing time had to do with matchups, special teams and the Predators trailing on the scoreboard.
May 31 - 6:24 PM

28-year-old Yannick Weber is happy to finally make it to the Stanley Cup Final.

"When you've played in the League for a while, you know how much it takes, how much you have to be in the right spot and with the right team," Weber told the media on Sunday. "So being on that team this year, knowing we have the right pieces to make it far and then actually having a great playoff series - every player at the start of year, that's their goal - so it's nice to be one of the teams that actually made it." Weber picked up his first point of the playoffs in his last outing versus Anaheim.
May 28 - 8:08 PM

Yannick Weber logged just 11:33 of ice time in Game 1 against Chicago on Thursday night.

Weber made his first appearance since Mar. 25 because of an upper-body injury. The Predators leaned heavily on the top-four defense group in the contest. Matt Irwin saw only 11:46 of playing time in a 1-0 win over the Blackhawks.
Apr 14 - 11:11 AM

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

Weber has missed Nashville's last eight games. It remains to be seen if he'll be available for the Predators' playoff opener.
Apr 10 - 2:21 PM

Yannick Weber (upper body) won't be in the lineup on Tuesday.

It will be the sixth game he has missed with an upper-body injury. In 73 contests this season, Weber has chipped in eight points and 72 shots on goal.
Apr 4 - 3:58 PM

Yannick Weber (upper body) missed Thursday's practice.

It seems reasonable to assume that Weber will also miss Thursday's contest as a result. It would be Weber's third straight game on the sidelines.
Mar 30 - 1:10 PM

Updating a previous item, Yannick Weber is out of Monday's game because of a lower-body injury.

It's unclear when Weber suffered the injury. We'll consider him day-to-day to for now. He's replaced by Anthony Bitetto. P.A. Parenteau, Brad Hunt and Harry Zolnierczyk are serving as healthy scratches against the Islanders.
Mar 27 - 7:26 PM

Yannick Weber will make his Predators debut Saturday night against Chicago.

Weber is tagging in for the injured Anthony Bitetto. Weber has shown the ability to score from the point, having posted 11 goals for Vancouver two seasons ago. But we'd let him prove himself first before jumping on the Weber-train.
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 03:44:00 PM

Yannick Weber and Cody Bass will be scratched for Friday's match with Chicago.

Unfortunately neither player offer much fantasy value as neither have proven they can translate their talents to the NHL on a consistent bases. Though it's worth noting that Weber had 11 goals for Vancouver two seasons ago, suggesting he could be a nice short-term option should someone go down with an injury.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 06:43:00 PM

Yannick Weber has agreed to join the Nashville Predators on a one-year contract.

He will earn $575,000. Yannick is far from a replacement for Shea Weber, who was traded to Montreal in exchange for P.K. Subban, and will be a depth player on the back end for the Predators. He chipped in seven assists in 45 games for the Canucks last season.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 02:25:00 PM

Yannick Weber will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Calgary.

The 27-year-old has also watched each of the last four games from the press box. Weber has no goals and seven assists in 45 games this season.
Thu, Apr 7, 2016 09:03:00 PM

Yannick Weber is a healthy scratch Wednesday when the Vancouver Canucks visit the Edmonton Oilers

Weber loses out on the opportunity to close out the Oilers Rexall Place as a member of the active roster. He will sit out his fifth straight, contributing seven assists in 45 games in 2015-16.
Wed, Apr 6, 2016 07:31:00 PM

Yannick Weber is a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Los Angeles Kings.

Weber's played in just four of Vancouver's last 11 contests. The 27-year-old has no goals and seven assists in 45 games in 2015-16. Linden Vey, Luca Sbisa, Radim Vrbata, Chris Higgins and Sven Baertschi will miss the game because of various injuries.
Mon, Apr 4, 2016 10:07:00 PM

Yannick Weber and Andrey Pedan will be scratched against on Friday against Anaheim.

Unfortunately there isn't much fantasy value here. Weber has posted seven points with 37 blocks and 47 hits. While Pedan registered no points with 16 PIMs and 31 hits in nine games.
Fri, Apr 1, 2016 07:39:00 PM

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C1Ryan Johansen
2Nick Bonino
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Colton Sissons
5Frederick Gaudreau
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Kevin Fiala
3Scott Hartnell
4Cody McLeod
5Vladislav Kamenev
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Pontus Aberg
4Austin Watson
5Miikka Salomaki
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Alexei Emelin
6Matt Irwin
7Yannick Weber
8Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros