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07-24-2012, 04:30 PM
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I don't think Nashville offered him one or he would've signed with them previous to the Philly offersheet.
I doubt any other team would've offersheeted him one, as there was the idea that Nashville would match (despite not offering him one in the first place, they too may have been waiting for the new CBA) - which is why the Canucks didn't offer one.
Several teams hosted Weber in an effort to convince him to sign with them. If none of those teams had any inclination to offer him a contract why were they wasting everyone's time by trying to woo him?
Teams were trying to convince Weber to accept their offers, not the other way around. He had plenty of suitors and could've easily gotten a suitable contract even if Philadelphia was out of the picture.
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