The Philadelphia Flyers have already had one of the most surprising and one of the most judgmental offseasons in recent memory.
A year removed from a Stanley Cup Final, GM Paul Holmgren shook up the team by trading away its captain and one of his assistant captains. He traded away two franchise players that were locked up until 2021.
It is now time to move on for the Flyers. Many fans see the future as now being much brighter. That is certainly what Holmgren wants as well. But what if all this does not pan out the way he pictured it?
Here are five reasons why the Flyers will eventually have to have a fire sale come midseason.