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Will today be the day that the hockey world hears something — anything — out of the Nashville Predators regarding their captain Shea Weber and the 14-year, $110 million offer sheet he signed with the Philadelphia Flyers last week?General Manager David Poile and the Preds have until tomorrow night at 11:59pm to make a decision. They can either match the offer, thereby keeping...

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Press release: Predators match offer sheet to captain Shea Weber

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Predators match 14-year, $110 million offer for Shea Weber

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Even without Weber, the Canucks D isn’t that bad, right?

Now that the dust has settled It’s been five days since the Flyers punched Canucks Nation right in the stomach, making it violently throw up the dream that was Shea Weber. Since my post on the 19th, a few more things have come to light regarding the Canucks and Shea Weber. Offer Sheet Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis confirmed on Team1040 this morning that he had met with Weber...

Eklund: Preds Match Weber Offer Sheet

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Is it really shrewdness when you don't have a choice?

Heading up to Wednesday's offer-sheet matching deadline, hockey pundits from TSN to some guy in his mom's basement were all crying the same thing: "David Poile has no choice! He must match the Flyers' offer sheet to Shea Weber! The Predators can't lose both of their top defensemen in one off-season!" It was a gimmie. A "no duh" signing, if you...

Flyers To Focus On Acquiring Ducks Forward Bobby Ryan?

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