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News: Weaver has retired at 37 after an 11-year career in the NHL in which he played the last two seasons with the Montreal Canadiens.
Impact: He announced his retirement Monday in a statement by the NHL Players' Association, saying he ''never could have imagined'' such a career. Weaver also played for Atlanta, Los Angeles, Vancouver, St. Louis and Florida. Undrafted out of Michigan State, Weaver helped Montreal reach the Eastern Conference finals in the 2013-14 season.