Thread: Value of: Shea Weber to the Maple Leafs
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01-31-2011, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by 8BostonRocker24 View Post
No. Kessel ended up in Toronto because Nashville was unwilling to give him the money he was demanding. Nashville was offering 5 years @ $4.0 million a year, Kessel had Burke in his back pocket so he knew he was making $5.4 million if it was with Toronto, Nashville or Boston.

That's what held up that deal.
It had nothing to do with that. The reason he didn't end up in Nashville was because Nashville was scared Toronto would just offer sheet him to something they couldn't afford.

Regardless, both are bad partners.

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