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Flyers Rumors: Analyzing Latest Trade Buzz on Patrik Laine, Shayne Gostisbehere

Coming off a strong 2019-20 regular season and their first playoff series win in eight years, the find themselves in an interesting position this offseason.

On the one hand, the core group that led them to finishing second in the Metropolitan Division is going to return next season.

Travis Konecny had his most prolific scoring output with 61 points, despite playing a career-low 66 games in the regular season. Sean Couturier had the second-best plus-minus (21) of his career. Carter Hart, 22, had his best year with a 2.42 goals against average in 43 games.

On the other hand, Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher told reporters last month the NHL's cap ceiling due to the pandemic will force every team to get more creative in order to add talent:

"There's a lot of teams right now that don't have cap space already.