Found July 21, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
While the hockey world waits to see whether the Nashville Predators will match the Flyers' $110 million offer sheet to All-Star defenseman Shea Weber, a pair of Philadelphia's own restricted free agents are left to wonder how (if at all) the outcome of the offer sheet will affect their own status with the team. Forward Jakub Voracek and defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon both remain unsigned as of n...

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