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Hextall's End of Season Evaluation: 'We need to get better'

One day after the Flyers players cleaned out their lockers for the offseason, the Flyers brass -- president Paul Holmgren, general manager Ron Hextall and head coach Dave Hakstol -- addressed the media. Several topics were discussed, the most important among them the progress of the team and the amount of work left for them to become a contender among the rest of the league....
Via Flyerdelphia
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers president trolls Red Wings player

The Philadelphia Flyers are looking for any possible edge in Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Red Wings. Flyers President Paul Holmgren suggests kidnapping one of the opposing team’s players and locking him up somewhere. Paul Holmgren: “I’d like to be a kidnapper and stick Dylan Larkin in a bathroom for at least the next few hours.” pic.twitter.com/BYiWMEdfC5 —...
Via The Sports Daily
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

17-year NHL vet Daniel Briere announces retirement

By Liam McGuire. Longtime NHLer Daniel Briere announced his retirement today, after playing in parts of 17 seasons over his career. Here’s the statement released by the Philadelphia Flyers. After taking a few weeks to think about it, it’s time to hang them up and spend a little more time at home with the family,” Briere said. “I’ve been very, very fortunate to have...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Team USA tabs Flyers' Holmgren as assistant GM for World Cup of Hockey

Philadelphia Flyers president Paul Holmgren has been named the assistant general manager of Team USA for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.Holmgren is entering his 37th season as a member of the Flyers, and second as team president. The 59-year-old served on the United States Men's National Team Advisory Group from 2008-14 and was the assistant general manager of the 2006 men's hockey...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: GM Ron Hextall planning long-term

With the NHL Trade Deadline approaching on March 2, the league has been abuzz with all sorts of trade rumors. The Philadelphia Flyers are no exception. The Flyers are currently 8 points outside the last Eastern Conference Wild Card spot and is 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. The team’s recent success has caused some to wonder whether the Flyers will be looking to improve their team...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: Defining moves of the Paul Holmgren era

  #171995756 / gettyimages.com Throughout his eight-year tenure as Flyers GM, Paul Holmgren was responsible for 64 trades and dozens of free agent acquisitions and draft choices. Some flew under the radar and are forgotten, some could have used an "undo" button and some are among great deals in Flyers history. This week's Flyers Five looks at five moves that defined the Paul...
Via Flyerdelphia
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Promote Ron Hextall To General Manager, Paul Holmgren To President

PHILADELPHIA – Ron Hextall got his “dream job.” Hextall was promoted to general manager by the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday to replace Paul Holmgren, who was elevated to president. Hextall is Philadelphia’s all-time winningest goalie and served as assistant GM last year. “I’m extremely excited about this new opportunity to manage the Philadelphia Flyers,” Hextall...
Via NESN.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmgren named Flyers' President, Hextall named GM

Image courtesy of Amy Irvin A week after the team's exit in the opening round of the postseason, the Philadelphia Flyers announced today that Paul Holmgren will become the team's President and Ron Hextall will become the team's new General Manager. It will mark the first time in his career that Holmgren will be the President of a franchise, as well as the first time Hextall will...
Via Flyerdelphia
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Five:Defensemen worth considering

Paul Holmgren has a week to decide if he wants to keep the Flyers roster as it is, or trade for any defensive upgrades. (Photo Courtesy of skoodsports.com) With the NHL starting back up after its Olympic hiatus and the trade deadline looming next week, the question on Flyers fans' minds is what the team will do with the roster. Will they bolster it, or will they look to stand pat...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: After long defending, my mind has changed on Paul Holmgren

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) I have long defended Flyers GM Paul Holmgren, mainly because I feel that his...
Via The Hockey Guys
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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