Defense wins championships.
That phrase is one of the most overused cliches in sports. Yes, a team's overall defensive efforts are a pivotal component to any successful squad.
But that's only part of the equation. No one ever won a 0-0 Super Bowl. No team ever won a best-of-seven World Series without scoring a run. And no NHL squad can win a game, let alone a Stanley Cup, without eventually finding the back of the net.
With two Stanley Cups and more than 1,750 wins in the record books, the Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the NHL's most successful franchises over the last 40 years. And while defense has contributed to that overall success, offense has played a big part too.
With that, here's a look at the 12 best pure snipers in the Flyers' history.