The 5 Smartest Draft Picks in Philadelphia Flyers History

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The 5 Smartest Draft Picks in Philadelphia Flyers History
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Recent drafts haven't been overly good to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Only four players—zero defensemen—currently on Philly's roster were originally drafted by the Orange and Black.

In recent years, the Flyers have had to scramble for talent either via trades or free agency because, for the most part, they haven't been able to develop from within.

But that hasn't always been the case.

Throughout the team's 46-year history, Philadelphia has made more than its fair share of savvy draft selections. Here's a look at the five smartest draft picks in Flyers history.

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