What is Shea Weber worth in arbitration?

As we all await the results of Shea Weber’s arbitration hearing we are all speculating the salary that the arbitrator will award Shea Weber. ┬áSpeculation is that Shea Weber is asking for $8.5M and the Predators are asking for $4.75M. ┬áDamien Cox believes he is probably going to get awarded $7.5-8M. Dion Phaneuf makes $6.5 million per (all figures U.S.), and Weber is a superior player from the same 2003 NHL draft class. The same goes for Weber as compared to Brent Burns, and Burns signed a five-year, $28.5 million contract (cap hit $5.76 million) with the San Jose Sharks

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