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11-15-2010, 08:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Villedelphia View Post
will this extension have the same effect on cartsiephan as trading away OKT had on wolfy?
Originally Posted by ChumpyG View Post
Unfortunately, no. Remember Wolfy went MIA after the OKT trade? Don't see that happening with catrsiephan.
Originally Posted by Villedelphia View Post
yeah exactly what I'm hoping for
I am OK with the cap hit, not so much for the length but that is part of the 2010 contracts. Now it is time to see if Jeff Carter is the player who can bring a Stanley Cup to Philly? Can he carry the team in a playoff series? Is this a successful deal if he goes on to score 35 goals, 65-70pts a season but then falters in the playoffs and the Flyers do not win over the length of Carter and Richards contracts?

Over the first 17 games Carter has shown he can be dominant at times and over the last couple games I am impressed with his play, especially the play/pass to Giroux the other night. If he can adjust to palying the wing and still be successful while bringing a Stanley Cup it is a good deal, if not Homer has made a bet in which his and the players legacy could eventually lose on.

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