Flyers' Fletcher: 'Everything is on the table' ahead of trade deadline

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Philadelphia Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher expects to be busy leading up to March's trade deadline.

With his club mired in a franchise-worst 13-game losing streak - its second double-digit skid of the season - Fletcher said he's open for business.

"We're looking to aggressively retool here. Everything is on the table," Fletcher said, according to Daily Faceoff's Frank Seravalli.

The Flyers made several significant moves in the offseason after missing the playoffs last year and replaced former head coach Alain Vigneault with Mike Yeo in December. But neither approach has helped the team find success, as Philadelphia currently sits last in the Metropolitan Division with 34 points through 43 games.

Captain Claude Giroux is the Flyers' most intriguing trade chip. The 34-year-old is a pending unrestricted free agent, and Fletcher said it's up to Giroux to decide if he wants to be traded.

Giroux's current contract has a full no-movement clause and carries an $8.275-million cap hit. He's spent his entire 15-year career with Philadelphia and ranks second in franchise history with 892 points.

Though the 2021-22 season hasn't gone to plan, Flyers chairman Dave Scott doesn't believe the club needs to undergo a long-term rebuild.

"I don't see this being a three-, four-year rebuild at all," Scott said, according to Dan Gelston of The Associated Press. "The core is good. We've just got to get healthy."

Flyers' Fletcher: 'Everything is on the table' ahead of trade deadline
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