Thread: Shea Weber
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08-17-2012, 07:06 AM
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Snotbubbles
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Originally Posted by Prongo View Post
I believe Dreger also talked about a 1 year offer sheet, but Weber and his agents were more comfortable with the 14 year deal. They wanted the long term deal, not one year, with a new CBA likely eliminating longer deals.
This.

Weber did a tour of all the big market clubs. He probably (speculation on my part) floated the 14 year offer sheet at all of them. The Flyers were desperate enough to take a shot.

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