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Shea Weber showed some newfound poise on a chaotic night

Shea Weber is best known for big hits and bigger slapshots. However, the ascension of not only Jeff Petry, but also Ben Chiarot and especially Brett Kulak, has allowed the captain to a assume a more under-the-radar role as the anchor of the Montreal Canadiens’ defence. On Wednesday night, as a tepid series boiled to life, Weber remained calm, cool, and collected when his team needed those qualities most.

With 41.8 seconds left and the Canadiens nursing a 4-3 advantage, Phillip Danault won a crucial defensive-zone faceoff back behind Carey Price’s net to a waiting Weber.