Sunday, August 2, 2015

Predators match offer for Weber

The Nashville Predators have matched the Flyers' offer sheet and will retain captain Shea Weber.

Predators match offer for Weber

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The Predators matched the Flyers´ offer sheet for defenseman Shea Weber. (Associated Press)
The Predators matched the Flyers' offer sheet for defenseman Shea Weber. (Associated Press)

The Nashville Predators have matched the Flyers' offer sheet and will retain captain Shea Weber.

The Flyers offered Weber a 14-year, $110 million deal last week. The Predators chose to match, keeping their captain in Nashville.

“In tendering an offer sheet to Shea Weber, we were trying to add a top defenseman entering the prime of his career. With Nashville matching our offer, we wish Shea and the Predators all the best," Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said in a statement.

More details to come.

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