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The Philadelphia Flyers have taken many swings that have all resulted in misses in landing some of the marquee free agents this offseason, with Shea Weber being just the latest. The Flyers were a bit taken back when the Nashville Predators matched the 14 year/$110 million offer sheet that the Flyers gave to Weber last week.
And with the aftermath of missing out on yet another big name to add to their team, the Flyers have said that they will no longer be going after any of the top remaining free agents, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. It is unknown as to whether Holmgren just means on the blue line, which would eliminate players such as P.K. Subban, or if he means top free agents at any position, which would mean not going after Shane Doan or Alexander Semin or any of the top goal scorers available.
But that does not mean that Holmgren will not pursue a trade for one of the top players still said to be on the market. Rick Nash may have already been traded to...
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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...
In this episode of The 303:30, presented by Brewhouse South, you can hear Nashville Predators Head Coach Barry Trotz and Shea Weber talk about the offer sheet, the matching of the offer sheet and the process as a whole.We also spend some time with Jesse Spector of Sporting News. We get his reaction to how the Preds handled the offer sheet situation and, of course, the future...
Nashville, Tenn. (July 24, 2012) – In the most important hockey transaction in franchise history, Nashville Predators Chairman Tom Cigarran, President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile and CEO Jeff Cogen announced today that the team has matched the 14-year, $110 million offer sheet between the Philadelphia Flyers and defenseman Shea Weber, insuring that the Predators’...
Nashville, Tenn. (July 24, 2012) –In the most important hockey transaction in franchise history, Nashville Predators Chairman Tom Cigarran, President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile and CEO Jeff Cogen announced today that the team has matched the 14-year, $110 million offer sheet between the Philadelphia Flyers and defenseman Shea Weber, insuring that the Predators’...
The Predators have officially matched the 14-year offer sheet Shea Weber had signed with Philadelphia...
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...
from Jamie McGee of the Nashville Business Journal, The Nashville Predators kept their star defenseman Shea Weber Tuesday by matching one of the NHL’s most lucrative offers. As Nashville rallies around the team’s decision to hold on to its captain, consider these other figures for context:
$110 million: Salary Weber will make over 14 years. Also the amount of cash held by President...
The Nashville Predators have matched Philadelphia's 14-year, $110 million offer for defenseman Shea Weber, as announced by Nashville's official team site. The move ensures that Weber will remain with Nashville for the next 14 seasons, barring any sort of trade.
It appeared that Philadelphia had all but priced Nashville out for Shea Weber but today's news signals that...
With Shea Weber wrapped up as team captain for the next fourteen years, and Pekka Rinne behind him for half that time, the Nashville Predators appear set for another season where they realistically have a shot at the Stanley Cup.All the gnashing of teeth that has been ongoing since the Preds beat the Red Wings in five games in April appears to have abruptly come to an end on Tuesday...
The Predators have officially matched the offer sheet for Shea Weber.
This letter went out to Preds fans...
"Since purchasing the team in 2007, our ownership group has stated their intentions of building a franchise that will compete for the Stanley Cup year in and year out. As a season ticket holder and the lifeblood of our team, I am committed to sharing significant...
Words can’t describe how important retaining Shea Weber is for the Predators’ franchise...
Predators CEO Jeff Cogen and USA Today's Kevin Allen joined us to discuss the team's decision to hold on to Shea Weber...
from Sam Carchidi of Broad Street Bull, Two sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed that the Flyers and Nashville Predators have NOT had any trade talks since star defenseman Shea Weber signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet last Wednesday.
That would seem to suggest that Nashville plans to match the Flyers’ offer. Either that, or the Predators are delaying trade...
Can't make it to the event? Watch the press conference of GM, David Poile, and chairman, Tom Cigarran, discuss the Shea Weber contract.
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...