In the first three games of the season, the Philadelphia Flyers have started eight players that the team acquired over the offseason.
Some are seasoned veterans looking for one last chance at a Stanley Cup. Some are players on the rise, ready to take a team to the next level. And some are NHL first-timers, trying to find a role at the dawn of their professional careers.
No matter the back story, these players are all part of a Flyers team that has gone 3-0-0 in its first three games, and their performances have played a role.
Here is an analysis of each roster addition’s impact on the team thus far.