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06-14-2012, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Broad Street Elite View Post
Definitely. This situation absolutely parallels the Pronger signing for me. If anyone thinks that it's happenstance that Pronger signed a contract with the Flyers no more than 10 days after the trade, they're crazy.

The Flyers communicated with Pronger's agent and Pronge prrior to that trade to get an idea of if, and at what cost, Pronger would sign a longer term deal. I would expect that at least a framework for dollars/years would be a pre-requisite for a trade.... and we all know he'll get that full NMC lol.
Pronger still had a year left on his deal when they traded for him.
Weber will get a full NTC. I agree. He may get a 10 year deal as well.

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