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Carle headed back to Hockey Bay

Despite earlier reports from multiple sources which seemed to reveal that Matt Carle wanted to remain with the Flyers and wanted to sign here and that the Flyers wanted him, Carle instead pulled a switcheroo on America’s birthday. The powers of persuasion from Tampa Bay general manager Steve Yzerman were too great, and Carle was signed to a six-year contract. Multiple media reports, including NHL.com, revealed the deal is worth a total of $33.5 million for the duration, with an average annual value of $5.5 million. And so, one of the more polarizing figures in recent club history will no …

Suter, Parise on Flyers’ radar

Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer has revealed a source which says the Flyers have extended 10-year contracts to free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise. Those offers have been confirmed by Tim Panaccio and SportsNet’s Nick Kypreos, who wrote that the overtures were in the neighborhood north of $80 million over 12 years. In other ex-Flyers news, Arron Asham has come to terms with the New York Rangers on a two-year deal. That means Asham has completed the Grand Slam within the Atlantic Division, having been signed by all five clubs within.