Schenn, Couturier remain building blocks
October, 17, 2013
By Craig Custance | ESPN.com
USA TODAY SportsBrayden Schenn and Sean Couturier haven't produced big numbers yet, but there's reason for hope.In identifying all the problems piling up for the reeling Philadelphia Flyers, the dramatic trades that sent Jeff Carter and Mike Richards away are getting lumped in with other mistakes made by management.
And the optics of those deals aren't good right now. Carter and Richards have gone on to win a Stanley Cup with the Kings, and are a big reason Los Angeles is expected to contend for another championship this season.