Ranking the 5 Biggest Trades in Philadelphia Flyers History

February 27th, 2014 by Dan Fremuth Leave a reply »
The Philadelphia Flyers are no strangers to big trades.

A franchise determined to compete for the Stanley Cup each and every season, the Flyers are a name that surfaces seemingly every time a marquee name hits the rumor mill.

But what qualifies as a big trade?

Is it simply the stature of the names involved in the transaction? Or is it the extent to which a trade favors one side over the other?

The truth is, a trade's value should be based on its overall impact, for better or for worse, on the organizations involved.

As such, the following breakdown will account for marquee names as well as transaction equity but will focus on the fundamental impact the swap had on Philadelphia as a franchise.

With that, here's a look at the five biggest trades in Flyers history.

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