NHL Blog Beat – July 26, 2012.

More commentary on the Predators matching Shea Weber’s offer sheet from the Flyers, the Maple Leafs gave up more for Phil Kessel than the Rangers did for Rick Nash, debunking a “Heatley to Pittsburgh” rumor, and Logan Couture has a Twitter misadventure.

SUNBELT HOCKEY JOURNAL: Tyler Davis believes the Nashville Predators “mean business” by matching the Flyers offer sheet to Shea Weber.

THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Scotty Wazz believed Predators GM David Poile wasn’t going to allow history to repeat itself by losing Weber to an offer sheet, considering 22 years ago, he lost defenseman Scott Stevens to the St. Louis Blues via offer sheet back when he was GM of the Washington Capitals.

MC79HOCKEY.COM: Tyler Dellow muses over the advice Weber received in recent weeks from his agent.

Has Holland lost his touch?

WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: The inability this summer of Red Wings GM Ken Holland to land a top defenseman or scoring depth have Wings fans accustomed to years of off-season success a tad nervous.

VINTAGE LEAFS MEMORIES: Michael Langlois reminds Leafs fans their team gave up more for Phil Kessel than the NY Rangers gave up to land Rick Nash. You can’t let wounds heal if you keep picking at ‘em!

HOCKEY WILDERNESS: Debunking a very dumb “Dany Heatley to the Pittsburgh Penguins” rumor.

PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski noted San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture had a little misadventure recently with Twitter.