Thread: Confirmed with Link: Shea Weber named captain!!!
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07-24-2010, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by dulzhok View Post
I never said I don't think we'll get a deal done with Weber. I also never said he will get over 8 million.

I saidwe just can't assume that Weber will take the most financially friendly contract out there (Keith) as a comparable. And I asked what if Weber wants 7.5m like a Cambell or Chara, do we give it to him? I think he would get atleast 7.5 on the open market. So for him to take 5.5m, he would be giving us a discount of atleat 10 million.
I think Weber knows he cant expect Nashville to pay him full market and he's obviously ok with that or I doubt you'd have heard all the positivity mentioned.

we'll just have to see what he ends up signing for but I wont be surprised if its 6 mil or less.

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