Nashville Matches Shea Weber Offer Sheet, Remains Viable NHL Franchise

When Philadelphia surprised everyone by giving Predator defenseman a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet, we were awed by Paul Holmgren's balls and savvy, and sad for Nashville fans, most of whom are actually quite devoted (there's just not enough to of them to, you know, make the team profitable.) We assumed Nashville… » 7/24/12 4:05pm 7/24/12 4:05pm

Shea Weber's Massive Flyers Offer Sheet Is A CBA-Beating Masterpiece

The Predators have been poking around for weeks, looking to see what they could get in a trade for star defenseman Shea Weber, who's a restricted free agent. The fruitless talks have been maddening for Weber, and for all the teams waiting on Nashville, and last night the Flyers put an end to it all. They signed Weber… » 7/19/12 11:00am 7/19/12 11:00am

On NHL Suspensions And Eggshell Skulls

Shea Weber shoves Henrik Zetterberg's head into the glass: fine, no suspension. Byron Bitz hits Kyle Clifford from behind, sending him into the boards: two-game suspension. Matt Carkner sucker punches Brian Boyle, continuing to hit him after he goes down: one-game suspension. Carl Hagelin elbows Daniel Alfredsson in… » 4/16/12 10:25am 4/16/12 10:25am

Shea Weber Celebrated Winning Game One Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs By…

The Nashville Predators killed a late penalty and held on to beat Detroit 3-2 tonight, but winning the opening game of their Stanley Cup playoff round apparently wasn't enough for Preds captain Shea Weber. Weber can be seen in the final moments bashing the head of Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg into the boards,… » 4/11/12 11:04pm 4/11/12 11:04pm