Flyers going after Ryan Kesler?

While they remain in the thick of the Eastern playoff race, the Philadelphia Flyers are clearly a rung below the top contenders in Pittsburgh and Boston. What might change that reality? Acquiring Ryan Kesler.

And according to a report Tuesday, that idea may not be too far-fetched. Frank Seravelli of the Philadelphia Daily News has learned that the Flyers have put a "substantial offer" on the table for Kesler.