Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/24/12
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 and his agent at Weber’s off-season home in Kelowna. According to Gillis, he felt the Predators would match an offer sheet, had they submitted one. He also mentioned that they looked at acquiring him via trade, but at the end of the day they weren’t able to do it. Gillis also mentioned the team was still open to the idea of acquiring another defenseman and a top six forward. Moving On With Shea Weber a thing of the past (for now at least) we can look at who the Canucks currently have on their back end and where they’ll (predictably) start the season. Lets start at the top. Dan Hamhuis and Kevin Bieksa ...
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