Skip to main content

Headlines

Former Canadiens defenceman Mike Weaver retires after 11 NHL seasons

NHL.com @NHL

TORONTO - Defenceman Mike Weaver has announced his retirement after 11 NHL seasons, most recently with the Montreal Canadiens.

Weaver played in 633 regular-season and 28 playoff games for the Atlanta Thrashers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, Florida Panthers and Canadiens.

Undrafted out of Michigan State University, the five-foot-ten Weaver helped Montreal reach the Eastern Conference final in 2014.

Weaver said in a statement released by the NHL Players' Association that he "never could have imagined" a career like this.

The 37-year-old native of Brampton, Ont., will continue working with his defensive hockey school, Defense First, in retirement.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.