The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired Ron Hextall as their new general manager and named Brian Burke as their new president of hockey operations.
The Philadelphia Flyers have made a “philosophical change” and fired general manager Ron Hextall. The club made the announcement Monday. According to team president Paul Holmgren, it has “become clear that we no longer share the same philosophical approach concerning the direction of the team.” Hextall had spent four and a half seasons with theContinue reading “Flyers: Hextall Out as Flyers Search for Identity”
The post-season is once again upon us and that means it’s time to take a sneak peek at the first round matchups, starting with the faceoff between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers. Game One of this series gets underway Wednesday. This marks the first time these two teams have tangled since 2012. OnContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh Draws Philly in the First Round”
The Philadelphia Flyers have been systematically constructing their team from within for the past few seasons and the time may have finally arrived for dividends. Word around the campfire has as many as five rookies on the opening night roster, while the club’s drafting and player development has been strong. General manager Ron Hextall isContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers”