Philadelphia Flyers: 4 Reasons Flyers Should Be Sellers at the Trade Deadline

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Philadelphia Flyers: 4 Reasons Flyers Should Be Sellers at the Trade Deadline
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With victories over the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals in a span of just over 24 hours, there's enthusiasm once again in the City of Brotherly Love for its beloved hockey team.

The Flyers used a total team effort Saturday in handing the Bruins just their eighth regulation loss of the season.

Then, just a day later, Philly erased a two-goal third-period deficit en route to a thrilling 5-4 overtime triumph against the Capitals.

The two wins snapped a four-game winless skid for the Orange and Black and moved the Flyers to within just two standings points of the New York Rangers for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.

But a solid weekend is nothing more than that. It doesn't erase the two-and-a-half months of unbalanced play that preceded it.

And with the NHL's trade deadline less than 72 hours away, teams must now focus on what they truly are and not what they hope to become.

With that, here are four reasons why the Flyers should be sellers at this year's deadline.

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