Holland saving $ to make a push for Weber?
Posted 02 August 2011 - 10:15 PM
He asked for a one year deal this morning at some crazy number near 8 million. The Predators countered with 4.7 mil. They are miles apart, but the ruling will probably be a one year deal for close to 6.5. That is my uneducated guess, 6.35 is right in the middle, but I think Shea can point to some comparable players salaries and get a touch more than that.
Much more importantly, I believe that Weber is not scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent next off season. In fact, he is not eligible for unrestricted status until after the 2012-13 season. That is two summers away.
A possible scenario that might change that would be for Weber to get a one year deal this summer and file for arbitration himself next summer. The ruling could then be denied by the Preds and Shea would then become an unrestricted free agent next summer... of course, chances of all of those things coming to pass are probably slim to none.
Don't get me wrong, I would love to have Weber on the Wings... but I don't see it happening anytime soon (or at all, if the Predators organization has any hockey sense whatsoever). The guy is a future multiple Norris trophy winner and a game changer.
Posted 01 January 2012 - 06:21 PM
"Putting on the foil coach" Jeff Hanson
"Yeah, every game, you want some coach?" Steve Hanson
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"Make sure they don't leave the bench!" Reggie Dunlop.
Posted 02 January 2012 - 11:25 AM
Posted 02 January 2012 - 11:28 PM
Oh to dream of a top four of...
Edited by Red Wings Addict, 02 January 2012 - 11:34 PM.
Posted 03 January 2012 - 01:04 AM
i would hate the wings for the rest of my life,if they somehow manage to get shea weber,but i will never hate shea weber,if he ends up a red wing then he will probally be booed for the rest of his career when the wings come to nashville.
You shouldn't hate the Wings, they help to pay the Preds bills. Weber won't be a Wing, he is a restricted free agent after this current season, so the only way we would get him is via trade, and believe me, the Preds wont trade with us.
Posted 03 January 2012 - 03:53 PM
Posted 04 January 2012 - 12:34 PM
I get ESPN the magazine and I get insider for free as part of my subscription. My ESPN Magazine subscription costs me less than $10 for a year.
I don't mean to sound like a ****, but why do you pay for an ESPN account? I never got how they can get away with demanding money for that stuff.
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Posted 13 January 2012 - 02:01 PM
I just cannot see us being able to offer something for weber that other teams can't top. Specially seeing as how Nashville will never trade us a norris caliber dman to begin with.
Just pray that suter doesnt get an extension, because he is the realistic option next summer.
Suter is Number 1 on the Philly wish list, and the 2 teams have a history of trading amongst each other. Still nothing close to a signing for Suter, and Poile won't just let him walk as they did with Dan Hamhuis. I'm sure JVR is on their list of what they want in return.
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