Well, better keep those fingers crossed for Shea Weber, because the Rangers just got better. 

No, Henrik Lundqvist didn’t secure a 10-year sponsorship deal with Sebastian Shaper* allowing for unlimited use of their products. The Rangers acquired Rick Nash in exchange for Brandon Dubsinky and his puffy cheeks, Artem Anisimov and his air gun, Jan Erixon, and a first round pick:


Yikes. Oddly, the Blue Jackets wanted a massive haul from the Flyers for Nash, yet they accepted a hodgepodge of nonsense from the Rangers. And Brandon Dubinsky.

Now, #WeberWatch continues, because if the Predators match the offer, we’re left with what's currently on the Flyers' website:

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*Don't worry, midlings, I had to look that reference up.

H/T to (@TheRealPetrocs)