Philadelphia Flyers: The 6 Most Indispensable Players on Flyers Roster

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Philadelphia Flyers: The 6 Most Indispensable Players on Flyers Roster
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With a recent roster shakeup, the Philadelphia Flyers have moved three of their top five point-scorers from the 2010-2011 season.

Among the group of unloaded players were captain Mike Richards and leading goal-scorer Jeff Carter.

Carter carried a split following in Philadelphia, and rumors of his exact trade had developed a week prior to the deal with Columbus. This was one season after a trade sending him to Boston for Tim Thomas was in the works.

Though it was not much of a shock to see Carter go, the Mike Richards trade took everybody by surprise.

Richards was the captain of the team, signed for more than a decade, and thought to be an indispensable player.

According to general manager Paul Holmgren, he was not.

Which players currently on the Philadelphia Flyers roster exhibit unrivaled value which makes them indispensable, not trade-able assets?

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