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07-02-2013, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Monctonscout View Post
Heard from a good source that the issue with Weber is if they give him a QO, he can ask for Arbitration. He barely played last year but his career NHL numbers 5-27-32 in 115 games look pretty good in an arbitration least that's the reasoning, but I can't see a huge award...
I heard someone say (as justification for TB not qualifying Pouliot) that under the new CBA, teams can't walk away from any arbitration award under $3.5m...which Weber's would surely be. So if they don't qualify him, he loses his arbitration rights, and can be signed for cheaper than his QO/arbitration award. As I understand it.

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