Found July 19, 2012 on The Pensblog:
Total a-bomb drop by the Flyers. Let's breakdown some additional details: 1. The total contract is 14 years, 110 million [ via @realkyper] 2. The contract pays out 68 million in bonuses. [ puck daddy ] 3. If the Predators don't match the offer, they will get the Flyers next four first round draft picks. 4. The contract pays out 27 million dollars in the first NHL calendar year. 5. The Predators cannot match, and then trade Weber somewhere else for an entire year. 6. The move would put the Flyers at the cap limit of 70.2 million, but they have LTIR with Pronger being hurt. 7. If the Preds matched, it would be 16% of the entire franchise's worth:   Spending $26M in one calendar yr, NSH would be forking over 16% of entire franchise net worth ($163M in '11 accd to Forbes) to match offer — Frank Seravalli (@DNFlyers) July 19, 2012   So what does this situation mean for the Penguins? Well, it isn...

Bryzgalov heading to Russia?

The Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov would head home to Russia should the NHL lock the players out. The lockout is almost a certainty so get ready to see Bryz wearing the jersey of a KHL team even though he can’t totally admit it yet. SS: If there is a lockout, would all players go to Russia? Bryzgalov: “I will. But I wouldn’t talk for...

Flyers Risk Retaliation with Bold Play to Land Shea Weber, But History Reveals Risk of Using Offer Sheets Is Minimal

The Flyers dropped a bombshell late Wednesday night, sending shockwaves not only through Nashville but across the entire NHL with their signing of Shea Weber to a mammoth offer sheet. It was the first offer sheet signed in the league in two years and just the seventh in eight offseasons under the current collective bargaining agreement. Five of the previous six offer sheets were...

Report: Weber signs huge Flyers offer

The Flyers reportedly made a monster offer to restricted free agent Shea Weber, who reportedly agreed to the terms with them.

Maybe Holmgren Does Listen To The Media

from John Boruk at CSN Philly on June 20th, Here are eight reasons I believe the Flyers should submit an offer sheet for Predators defenseman Shea Weber: Reason 1 Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren has to proceed as if Chris Pronger won’t return. If he does, and it doesn’t appear anytime soon, you simply cross that bridge when you come to it and make the appropriate moves...

Flyers’ offer sheet for Shea Weber is lockout-proofed, pays $56 million over first four years

According to TSN, the Philadelphia Flyers’ offer sheet to Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber defines the term “front-loaded”: The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenceman Shea Weber to a 14-year offer sheet worth a total of of $110 million. The deal includes $68 million in bonus money in the first six years. In total, Weber will make $14 million in each of the first...

Flyers sign Shea Weber to massive offer sheet

The Flyers made huge news late last night when they signed Predators defenseman Shea Weber to a 14 year, 110 million dollar contract.  Since Weber is a restricted free agent, Nashville will have one week to match the Flyers offer if they want to keep their star defenseman.  Should they not match, the Flyers would get Weber but they would be forced to fork over 4 future first round...

Report: Shea Weber signs offer sheet with Philadelphia Flyers

Nashville All-Star defenseman Shea Weber reportedly has agreed to a 14-year offer sheet worth at least $100 million with the Philadelphia Flyers."TSN's Darren Dreger reported the deal early Thursday morning via his Twitter account. He says Nashville was working on a trade and it's believed several deadlines passed before the Flyers grew tired of waiting and Weber --...

Flyers/Weber Sign Offer Sheet. Unreal Trolling By Philly.

This is what you get when you type "Flyers Troll" into Google Images. Last night the Flyers sent an offer sheet to Nashville Predators' restricted free agent defenseman Shea Weber that is 14 years and over $100M. My initial reaction was this: I'm not sure if I'm stunned at the Flyers' balls to send an offer sheet to a restricted free agent because no one...

Is There A Better GM in Hockey than Paul Holmgren?

I think not. I know Shea Weber is far from a done deal, but Homer's if actions in the past 13 months don't say, "I WANT TO WIN", then I don't know what does. Here's to a quick 7 days and hoping that Nashville falls asleep at the wheel on this one.

Around The League: Flyers Offer Shea Weber HUGE Offer Sheet

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Predators defensemen Shea Weber to a monstrous 14 year offer sheet worth around $100 million.  The Nashville Predators have 7 days to match the offer put forward by Philadelphia. If they do, Weber will stay a Nashville Predators. If they don’t, Weber will be on his way to Philadelphia. Weber, [...]

Making Sense of the Flyers’ Shea Weber Offer Sheet

By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) In 2011, it was June 23 when the Philadelphia Flyers dropped their bombshell on the NHL. They waited until July 19 before unleashing a similar seismic blast in 2012. Early in the morning, TSN’s Darren Dreger reported that the Philadelphia Flyers had signed Shea Weber, the Nashville Predators’ all-star defenseman, to a 14-year offer sheet...
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