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Ranking the 5 Best 1st-Round Draft Picks in Philadelphia Flyers History

The draft is the lifeblood of most NHL teams and the Philadelphia Flyers are no exception. If you have success in the draft, success on the ice will usually follow. Here is a look at the five best first-round draft picks in Flyers' history. Keep in mind a few ground rules for this list: Players are judged solely on how they performed for the Flyers. Therefore, a player like Peter Forsberg, who the Flyers drafted but traded to the Quebec Nordiques in the Eric Lindros deal before he played for Philadelphia, is not on this list even though he has now been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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