Sean Couturier survived the Philadelphia Flyers' trade deadline and will finish the season wearing orange and black.
The second-year forward is noticeably suffering from the dreaded sophomore slump and has been missing offensively for the Flyers. With only 10 points through 34 games, the talented forward has not reached his potential at this stage of his career—leaving critics scratching their heads.
Yet many teams throughout the NHL were potentially interested in the two-way center, but Philadelphia decided to keep their promising player.
Here are three reasons the Flyers were smart for keeping Couturier.