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SHEA WEBER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Would it make sense for Nashville to trade Weber?

Shea Weber is the face of the Predators’ franchise, the team captain, and one of the best defensemen in the league. So why would they trade him? If you asked Predators GM David Poile, his response would be rather simple: We wouldn’t. “We’re keeping him, we’re building our franchise around him,” Poile said in June. He added, “Why wouldn’t we build our team around...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Friedman: Rangers may have instigated Shea Weber offer sheet from Philadelphia

Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers may have been a catalyst to the Flyers sending Shea Weber that now infamous offer sheet in 2012. The Nashville Predators were at a stand still with their star defenseman, and the Flyers swooped in and sent him an offer sheet for $110 million over 14 years. The interesting tidbit […] The post Friedman: Rangers may have instigated Shea Weber offer...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Shea Weber could win Norris Trophy tonight

The Nashville Predators will find out whether or not their captain, Shea Weber, wins the Norris Trophy as the league’s best defenseman tonight in Las Vegas. This is Weber’s third Norris nomination. He was the runner-up to Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom in 2011 and then to Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson in 2012. It could be argued that Weber should have won the award each of those...
Via Section 303
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Weber’s teammates endorse him for Norris

Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber has been nominated for the Norris Trophy for the third time in four years. Bob McKenzie of TSN, Mark Spector of Sportsnet and Stephen Whyno of The Canadian Press all had him as the lead on their ballots so we know he has at least three first place votes but Weber’s name sits atop other ballots as well. Just not official ones. Former Predators...
Via Section 303
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Weber out tonight, Flyers must wait to face would-be savior

According to Kevin Wilson of the media relations staff, Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber is out tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers. Tonight would have been the first time Weber played the Flyers since they signed him to a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet on July 18, 2012. Six days later, the Predators matched, thereby locking up their captain through 2025-26. Weber got...
Via Section 303
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

One year later, Flyers fans continue to believe Shea Weber will be traded

You could see this coming months away. Especially after an uncharacteristic horrible season in Music City.You’ll recall that, on July 18 of last year, Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers. You’ll also recall that the Preds matched said offer sheet a week later.Matching meant that Weber would receive $27...
Via Section 303
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Shea Weber speaks on Illegal Curve Radio

With very little to report on the Predators recently, our friends over at Illegal Curve bring something to us when they actually spoke to Preds Captain Shea Weber on their weekly podcast.Weber participated in The Goals For Dreams Charity Event and game at the The Max Bell Arena in Calgary last Saturday. Chris Mason and Colin Wilson also participated in the game.During the interview...
Via PredsOnTheGlass
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Weber, Predators In Stalemate: What Does This Mean for The Flyers?

Getty Images   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...
Via The Hockey Guys
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Preds’ growth displayed with Weber decision

Taking the step to commit to Shea Weber's 14-year offer sheet is a sign of how far the franchise has come...
Via Smashville 24/7
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Weber ‘comfortable’ staying in Nashville for rest of career

If Shea Weber wanted out of Nashville, you would never have known it from the sound of his voice on Wednesday afternoon. The Predators captain participated in a conference call with the media after Nashville matched the 14-year, $110 million offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers. “It’s a good feeling. It’s where I started,” Weber said of Nashville. “They gave me the...
Via Inside Smashville
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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