TSN reports have been confirmed by Flyers beat writers Anthony San Filippo and Tim Panaccio that the Orange and Black have locked up sniper Jeff Carter to an 11 year deal worth $58 million.
The deal essentially means Carter will be a Flyer for life, and that the team’s offensive core of Carter, Mike Richards, and Claude Giroux will all be together for the next few seasons. More reaction after the game tonight.
UPDATE (5:50 PM EST): Bob McKenzie of TSN Tweets the Carter Contract breakdown:
…Sam Carchidi, of The Philadelphia Inquirer, offers this viewpoint onto the next hopeful big signing for the Flyers: