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Time for the Nashville Predators to trade Shea Weber?

I ran across an article the other day discussing whether or not it was the right time to potentially trade Shea Weber. At first, I thought it was a crazy idea. We’re talking about a guy who has a shot so hard that the puck has gone through the net, the leader of the team and the face of the franchise. At the same time, we are talking about a guy who signed an offer sheet with...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Now is the time for Nashville to move Shea Weber

Seemingly every summer, there are rumors that Nashville Predators star defenseman Shea Weber could be traded. Granted, this all started a few years ago when Weber was a restricted free agent and was given a huge offer sheet by the Philadelphia Flyers. The Predators obviously matched, but there has been a feeling that things just haven’t been the same between Weber and the Preds...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-06/23/15- NHL draft starts Friday, who will the Flyers take?

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.   NHL salary cap number released The cap ceiling will be $71.4 million dollars next season. The Flyers are at $69.3 million already: [NHL.com] [Kukla's Korner-Paul] The future in goal Ron Hextall is very aware of the organization's need to draft a future starting goaltender: [Courier...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #6 Shea Weber

The Captain. Those words best describe what Shea brings to the team each and every night. Anchoring the defense core, firing cannons from the point, and delivering physical punishment are just a few of the duties laid on his shoulders.   While Weber saw a slight slip in production with 11 less points this season, he wasn’t forced to carry the offensive load unlike past years....
Via The Predatorial
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators captain Weber has surgery on dislocated kneecap

  Predators captain Shea Weber is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated right kneecap, an injury that will take up to six weeks for a full recovery. The Predators announced the injury Monday as players cleaned out following their first-round Western Conference playoff loss to Chicago. Weber spoke to reporters Monday while using crutches, and says he hasn't seen what he...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators captain dislocated his right kneecap in playoffs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Predators captain Shea Weber is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated right kneecap, an injury that will take up to six weeks for a full recovery. The Predators announced the injury Monday as players cleaned out following their first-round Western Conference playoff loss to Chicago. Weber spoke to reporters Monday while using crutches, and says he...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber's status for Game 5 remains uncertain for Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) With his team facing elimination in a first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette remains noncommittal on the status of injured players Shea Weber and Mike Fisher. Weber hasn't played since getting hurt in Game 2. Fisher left Game 1 with a lower-body injury and hasn't played since. Fisher took part in...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber Stays Home as Preds Head to Chicago

By @GreekGoalie35 The Preds avoided a second period collapse and some horrendous officiating on Friday night to even the series, but lost the services of Captain Shea Weber for at least the next two games with an ankle injury. With Nashville leading 2-1, Brandon Saad skated in to finish his check when their feet got tangled, causing a sudden twisting ...
Via Predneck Nation
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators' Weber doesn't travel, to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blachkawks

  Injured defenseman Shea Weber won't travel with the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago in their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks. Weber left Friday night's game in the second period with a lower-body injury and didn't return. Nashville finished off a 6-2 victory Friday night, tying the series at 1-1. Game 3 is Sunday in Chicago, and a...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Injury keeps Weber from traveling to Chicago with Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Defenseman Shea Weber won't travel with the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago in their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks. A team spokesman announced an update on Weber's status will be made Wednesday, the day after Game 4 in Chicago. Weber left Friday night's game in the second period with a lower-body injury and didn...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators captain Weber leaves Game 2 vs. Blackhawks with injury

  Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not return. The Predators announced Weber's status late in the second period. Weber was seen walking gingerly to the locker room midway about nine minutes into the second barely putting weight on his right leg. The defenseman had an assist in the game. Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville captain Weber out after being hurt in 2nd period

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not return. The Predators announced Weber's status late in the second period. Weber was seen walking gingerly to the locker room midway about nine minutes into the second barely putting weight on his right leg. The defenseman had an assist in...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Ten Most Irreplacable Predators

As we head towards the postseason, we all hope for an injury free and successful playoff campaign. But this hockey, injuries happen. The last two weeks have seen quite a few Predators head to the sideline due to injury. That brings up an interesting topic of discussion. Who would Nashville miss the most if they were to miss time?   This isn’t technically a ranking of the best...
Via The Predatorial
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators Brace for the Sharks

Shane Doan #19 of the Arizona Coyotes and Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators battle for the puck along the boards during the first period at Gila River Arena on March 9, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images) The Nashville Predators face what could amount to their most important three-game stretch of the regular season so far, as they come up...
Via The Sports Journal
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Smashville: This Year’s Predators Conjuring Parallels to 2006-07 Team

Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators fires a slapshot against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period at Bridgestone Arena on February 24, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) The Nashville Predators (41-15-7, 89 points) are currently coasting through their best regular season since their 2006-07 season and it’s not just their...
Via The Sports Journal
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and worst from the NHL: Week 22

Another week has passed in the NHL and the world kept turning. Trades have been made, extensions have been signed and fans have aired their grievances. All is right and I am here to show you some of the best of the week that was. Have any tips? Feel free to email me at: sblaze17@gmail.com Best: Shea Weber… Oral Surgeon? “Don’t tell Dad he kissed me.” Shea Weber is a man...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators acquire Cody Franson: ‘Nashville has always felt like home to me’

The Nashville Predators acquired defenseman Cody Franson and center Mike Santorelli in a trade Sunday with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Predators sent Olli Jokinen, Brendan Leipsic and a 2015 1st-round pick to Toronto. Franson was a third-round draft pick of the Preds in 2005 and was traded to Toronto in 2011. “I’m extremely excited, Nashville has always felt like home...
Via Sports-Glory
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Nashville wins fourth in a row, beats Winnipeg 3-1

Nashville, Tenn. -- Collecting their fourth win in a row, the Nashville Predators (37-12-6) benefited from two power play goals and a three-point night from captain Shea Weber to defeat the Winnipeg Jets (28-19-10) by a score of 3-1 in front of a near-capacity crowd at Bridgestone Arena. SLAP SHOTS Dodging a bullet Already down Ryan Ellis and Mattias Ekholm, the Predators dodged...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Ahead to the Second Half

The Nashville Predators headed into the All-Star break in the driver’s seat of the Central Division. Their 65 points in 45 games also places them 2nd in the NHL behind Anaheim who has 68 points although they’ve played 47 games, two more than the Preds. This past week the Preds had one game, a Tuesday night affair in Montreal. They were seeking to prevent losing back to back games...
Via The Predatorial
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea Weber Rips Slapshot 108.5 MPH, Second Hardest Shot Ever

With no Zdeno Chara in the Hardest Shot Competition this year, it was Shea Weber’s contest to lose. After hilariously missing the net on his first try, he ripped his second shot 108.5 MPH into the net. This is second only to Zdeno Chara, who hit 108.8 MPH in the last All-Star Game Skills Competition. […] The post Shea Weber Rips Slapshot 108.5 MPH, Second Hardest Shot Ever appeared...
Via Diehardsport
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea Weber's rocket shot leaves NHL All-Stars in awe

In an arena where a cannon is customarily fired when the home team scores a goal, Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber fittingly blasted a shot so hot it left some of the NHL's best with their mouths agape. While hardest shot king Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara isn't at this year's NHL All-Star Game Weber almost took his crown in Saturday night's skills competition at...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke cross-checks Shea Weber in the face

Old Matt Cooke appeared on Saturday night when he cross-checked Shea Weber in the face after exchanging words with the defenseman. The two men went to cross-check each other, but Cooke’s stick elevated and caught Weber directly in the face. Ouch. Weber wasn’t too happy and instantly dropped the mitts. All Cooke could do was shy away from the barrage of punches. You really can’t...
Via Bloguin Best
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke cross-checks Shea Weber in the face

Old Matt Cooke appeared on Saturday night when he cross-checked Shea Weber in the face after exchanging words with the defenseman. The two men went to cross-check each other, but Cooke’s stick elevated and caught Weber directly in the face. Ouch. Weber wasn’t too happy and instantly dropped the mitts. All Cooke could do was shy away from the barrage of punches. You really can’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Weber's two goals lift Nashville over Dallas in overtime

Nashville, Tenn. -- In another close contest between both teams, the Nashville Predators (27-9-4) benefited from a two goal night by Shea Weber to down the Dallas Stars (18-15-7) 3-2 in overtime. SLAP SHOTS Producing the first goal often spells success for Nashville Nashville's been one of the league's best teams this season when allowing the first goal in a game, but it's been just...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars miss chance in overtime loss to Predators

Shea Weber scored his second goal of the game 17 seconds into overtime, and the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Thursday night. The Predators also tied Anaheim for the most points in the NHL while improving to 16-2-1 at home. Miikka Salomaki scored in his NHL debut. Roman Josi had two assists. Jason Spezza and Trevor Daley scored for Dallas, which was 4-1-1 in its...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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