Jul 24, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT
Unless, the executive adds, the Flyers are “prepared to make a great trade.”
Said trade would presumably involve the four first-round picks that would go to Nashville should the Preds decide not to match.
Nashville has until Wednesday night to match the Flyers’ $110 million offer for Weber.
According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Preds ownership is meeting today to determine the best course of action.
As Weber’s agent, Kevin Epp, points out, Nashville’s multiple-owner structure could be complicating matters.
“There’s a lot of owners who have to get together to make the decision,” Epp told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “It’s not like the Flyers with one owner.”
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