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12-18-2011, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by kanuck87 View Post
Why would Nashville not match a lowball offer? I would rather have one more season with Weber than some measly 2nd/3rd round picks. For one, they'd get one more season to convince Shea to stay. Even if the odds are stacked against them doing so, it's worth a shot, imo.

If I were the Canucks though, I'd make every effort to bring Shea to vancouver this off-season. You just never know what can happen in one seasons' time.
Because they lose him as UFA for nothing possibly by matching it. You can't trade a player that a) the team elects to arbitration and b) signs an offersheet that is matched for 1 year.

That's why.

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