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Predators Match Offer Sheet on Shea Weber

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0  Updated at 4:05 pm, July 24th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — The Nashville Predators on Tuesday matched the 14-year, $110 million offer sheet made by the Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Shea Weber.

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

The 26-year-old Weber had 19 goals and 49 points for Nashville last season.

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