Cheers and Jeers - July 20th

Cam Davie
July 20 2012 02:07PM

It's Friday. So we close out the "Week That Was" with our latest volume of... "Cheers and Jeers!"

This week, we write an insulting low-ball offer to the NHL owners and Scott Parker, while handing some serious cheddar to Shea Weber and Mike Foligno.

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July 19 2012 02:29PM

This second nerd camp update is about successful youth: Mini Daddy - featured above - and Mark Zuckerberg as you will see shortly. It is NOT about your local squadon's efficient penalty killing or the fact that Shea Weber is now richer than Zuckerberg and Mini Daddy combined. You have been warned before making the jump.

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Jason Gregor
July 19 2012 01:02PM

Shea Weber is smiling knowing that he will make $110 million for the remainder of his NHL career. That's some pretty sweet financial security for Weber, but I wonder what Preds' GM David Poile is thinking right now?

Does he match or take four first-round picks?

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Delivering the Sauce: Legion of Doom 2.0?

Jeff Angus
July 19 2012 10:01AM

 Delivering the Sauce

The Canucks have placed a focus on size and strength at the draft and on the trade front in recent years. The shift in philosophy is perhaps no better reflected than in the team’s three best young forwards – Zack Kassian, Nicklas Jensen, and Brendan Gaunce. Coincidentally (or maybe not), the trio all play different positions as well.

Read on past the jump to find out whether Vancouver could be icing their own version of the famous Legion of Doom line in a few years.

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Shea Weber Signs Offer Sheet with Flyers, Dashes Canucks Fan's Dreams

Thomas Drance
July 18 2012 11:14PM

Forget the one year offer-sheet lark, it was never going to happen, but this is the big one.

As reported by Darren Dreger, with uncharacteristic zeal (two exclamation points, and a wow at the end of the tweet), Shea Weber has signed a 14 year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers worth "upwards" of 100 million dollars...

Read past the jump.

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