While Philadelphia may not be actively looking to trade him, Hartnell may be a player that other teams target to help jump-start their teams.
However, two problems exist for a team chasing after Hartnell. He is set to make $3.7 million this year and another $3.2 million the following season, and Hartnell would also have to waive his no-trade clause to play hockey outside Philly.
Don't forget the $4.2 million cap hit he'd cost Philadelphia as well.
While his time in Philadelphia has been anything but consistent, one thing is for sure. Scott Hartnell has grown on Flyers fans (whether that's a good or bad thing). Whether it was the wig craze, the hottest scoring line in the league or the massive amount of dumb penalties, Scott Hartnell is also among the fan conversations.
Just how much longer will be a part of those conversations and the team? It will ultimately be up to him.
Here are five teams that Hartnell may waive his no-trade clause for.