The Philadelphia Flyers and their fans have a unique relationship.
Any city can love their high-scoring superstar, and any city can loathe their underperforming goalie, but Flyers fans see greatness in a role-playing back-checker and disappointment in point machines who don’t get their hands dirty.
In fact, Flyers fans so closely connect their hockey identities with the toughness of the players on the ice, that it is easy to look at other teams and know exactly who would be loved and hated if they wore Flyers uniforms.
Some players, it seems, were almost born to be Flyers.
Here is one player from each team who would have made a great Philadelphia Flyer in another life.