Originally posted on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 7/25/12
The message from both Nashville Predators management and from captain Shea Weber himself struck the same theme and seemed sincere: All is well that ends well. Never mind the acrimony that emanated from Webers camp from the time he signed a 14-year, 110-million offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers until Tuesday afternoon roughly 33 hours before the Predators deadline to match the deal or let Weber go when Nashville finally announced it would match the deal. During that span, one of Webers representatives said more than once that the player wanted to be a Flyer. Yet on Wednesday, Weber and Preds management let it be known that those words were simply business and not much else. Last year when Weber was awarded a one-year, 7.5-million contract through arbitration, the conference call that ensued with general manager David Poile and Weber seemed awkward at best. And when All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter departed via free agency to sign with Minnesota on July 4, Poiles anger was pa...
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