Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Preview

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Jan 11, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros (41) carries the puck past Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51) during the first period at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

STANDINGS:  68 PTS, 3rd in Metropolitan Division, T-7th in Eastern Conference

PLAYOFF PROGNOSIS/ STATUS:  Playoff contender / Buyer

NEEDS:  They would probably like to upgrade on goaltending and defense if possible.

DEADLINE CAP SPACE:  Just under $3 million.

ASSETS TO DEAL:  Andrej Mesaros and Adam Hall could be moved.

RUMORS:  The Flyers have reportedly been kicking the tires on Ryan Kesler and Alex Edler of the Vancouver Canucks