By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose)
Earlier this week, in a twist of Chris Nolan-like proportions, it was discovered that Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators have yet to formalize their agreement in a contract (SPC). The Predators had previously matched the Flyers offer sheet of 14 years, $110 million on July 24.
Over at Predators Insider, Josh Cooper of the Tennessean explained that Weber’s agent, Jarrett Bousquet of Titan Sports, is still negotiating with the Club on including a no-trade or no-movement clause as part of Weber’s gargantuan agreement. The next day, Dirk Hoag of the SB Nation blog “On the Forecheck” ran the story. Last night, Dustin Leed of The Hockey Guys caught wind of the article through Twitter. Now that Flyers fans have caught wind of this twist in events, they’re looking for answers.
Nineteen days later, there is still no agreement. Why? And what, if anything, does this mean for the Flyers?
I decided to scavenge the CBA for an answer. And...