Thread: News Article: Can the Flyers afford Matt Carle?
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12-18-2011, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by bauer View Post
unless Carle accepts a contract that will pay him less than 4M/year, he's as good as gone. a team can't have 5 defensemen making over 4M. that would cripple the team's ability to resign players. Jagr's having a great year and needs to be resigned. Voracek needs to be resigned too. there's just no money left to give Carle the raise he will want.
There is while Pronger is out... Plus for me, you sign him to the best deal you can and then trade him if you have to because Pronger is back. He's an asset to us either playing or as trade bait. Better than being worth nothing to us by becoming a free agent.

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