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Daniel Briere signs monster US$52-million, eight-year deal with Philadelphia

Briere signed an eight-year deal with the Flyers worth US$52 million.

The 29-year-old is coming off a career season with the Buffalo Sabres in which he racked up 95 points.

Philadelphia beat out several teams that were interested in the unrestricted free agent.

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His monster contract will pay an average of $6.5 million per season with a $10-million salary in the very first season.