News – NHL – Roman Josi talks about Shea Weber and the Olympics

The captain of the Nashville Predators, Roman Josi had good words about his former teammate and mentor, Shea Weber who will not play this season and maybe even more in career.

« We still write to each other regularly. We’re still good friends and I find it hard not to see him play this season. Shea is such a respected guy throughout the NHL. He had the respect of everyone in Montreal and so on. « was the same in Nashville. He left a huge legacy in Nashville. When you tell other players in the NHL about Weber, you will always hear how good a player he is, » said the Bernese.

Since the start of the season, Josi shines with the Predators. The recipient of the Norris trophy is at the top of the league among defenders with 16 points including 6 goals. He also hopes to be able to bring his good results with the Swiss team during the Beijing Olympics.

« I didn’t have my best season last year. I said it before. It was a different season because of the Covid. I didn’t make too much change but I wanted to improve. » Regarding the Olympics, we have a good team, there are several guys who have important roles in NHL and who play big minutes. I also participated in the worlds with Switzerland. There are good players in Switzerland and we are a good team. We have the ability to create surprises. The Olympics are a fast tournament, I trust our group« Rosi concluded.

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