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:
Dubinsky, Anisimov, Erixon and a 1st for Rick Nash.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 23, 2012
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:
*Don't worry, midlings, I had to look that reference up.
H/T to (@TheRealPetrocs)