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Jeff Carter’s new contract is official now

From Kevin Tatum of the Philadelphia Inquirer:

Jeff Carter didn’t want to leave, and the Flyers wanted him to stay, so yesterday the club signed the center to a three-year contract worth a reported $15 million.

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This was the worst kept surprise in hockey. The agreement and terms of the contract were released a while back. This was just the official announcement. Seems like a reasonable agreement for both sides. Carter continued to progress last season as a solid two way centerman, and has proven his ability to play in all situations on the ice. His point totals should continue to climb as well.