NHL Trade Rumors: Shea Weber Signs with Philadelphia Flyers

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Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators is upset with his current team. The Preds took him to arbitration last year and offered him less than $5 million a season. Also, his defensive partner Ryan Suter left the Predators a few weeks ago and it appears like the franchise is going through a rebuild. Weber stated he does not want to be a part of a rebuild.

Weber found his ticket out in the form of an offer sheet by the Philadelphia Flyers who are in desperate need of a replacement for Chris Pronger. The offer sheet is for $7.86 million a season for 14 seasons and the Preds have 7 days to match or lose their elite defenseman.

GM David Poile is in a tough predicament. The Preds are a franchise which lose money and matching the offer sheet involves paying Weber $27 million for the first season he signs. Look for the Nashville Predators to let disgruntled Shea Weber skip town and receive compensation from the Philadelphia Flyers in the form of 4 first round NHL draft picks.

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