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07-24-2012, 07:42 PM
dun worry he's cool
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Originally Posted by JamesRanger View Post
Philly fans sure had themselves convinced that their GM had outsmarted Nashville. Looks like he outsmarted himself.
Not really. While Philly fans are ridiculously in love with Holmgren, this was a situation where he couldn't lose. Nashville matched, so Weber stays in the West on the team that drafted him. The team is severely hamstrung for at least a year most likely due to the design of the contract. Philly's no worse off than the day before they submitted the offer sheet.

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