Tyler J. Altemose



The Philadelphia Flyers and Jeff Carter have agreed to a blockbuster 11-year, $58 million contract. His cap hit will be a little over $5.27 million per year.



Bob McKenzie of TSN provided a full breakdown of Carter’s new contract: It is as follows:

2011-12                   $6M

2012-13                   $6.25M

2013-14                   $6.5M

2014-15                   $6.75M

2015-16                   $7M

2016-17                   $7M

2017-18                   $6.5M

2018-19                   $5M

2019-20                   $3M

2020-21                   $2M

2021-22                   $2M

Remember, the numbers above are the player’s salary. Salary is different than the cap hit which remains constant throughout the contract.

According to Capgeek, the contract contains a full NTC (no trade clause) for the 2012-13 through the 2014-15 seasons. He has a modified NTC through the remainder of the contract.

Jeff Carter was drafted 11th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He has 153 goals and 138 assists for a total of 291 regular season points with the Orange and Black. He is also a +27.

Carter will be playing in his 398th regular season game as a Flyer tonight against the Panthers.