April 11, 2012; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber (6) checks Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Holmstrom (96) into the boards during the first period in game one of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators beat the Red Wings 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-US PRESSWIRE
To match, or not to match, that is the question.
Well, there is one more, actually.
One possible result of the Shea Weber drama would involve a deal between the Nashville Predators and Philadelphia Flyers, in which the Preds would agree not to match the offer sheet, in exchange for trading some of the draft picks coming over from Philly in exchange for roster players. It's a tricky situation, but not entirely unprecedented. Might it apply here?
Travis Hughes of Broad Street Hockey & I recenlty teamed up to talk through the scenarios involved in the latest SB Nation video:
Now that we've had a day or so to chew over the possibilities, I think it's time we opened up the polls...
What do you think will happen with Shea Weber and the Flyer's Offer Sheet?
Nashville will match the offer and keep him (516 votes)
Nashville will not match, take the draft picks (256 votes)
Nashville will not match & work out trade for players from Philly (538 votes)
1310 total votes