Thread: Confirmed with Link: Weber's Deal Finalized, Contains no NMC/NTC
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09-06-2012, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by glenngineer View Post
Remember Phil Kessel was a RFA when he was dealt and didn't have a contract in place so where he was being dealt was a big deal. Weber is signed and we can move him anywhere we want. Big difference.
I made the same points before reading your post.

Kessel had the ability to sign with another team, dictate where he'd be playing.

A signed Weber, without a NTC/NMC has no leverage to be dictating where he'd be dealt. Yes, he may turn out to be an unhappy player on his new team, but would that be Poile's concern? Shouldn't his big concern, be getting the absolute highest return he could for Weber?

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