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Flyers made a “horrible mistake” by signing Ilya Bryzgalov

Most fans and hockey experts have acknowledged – perhaps repeatedly – that the Ilya Bryzgalov experiment in Philadelphia was a disaster of epic proportions. In situations like these, one which forces a contract to be bought out, the team responsible rarely acknowledges the mistake and often never speaks of the player in question. That hasn’t been the case with the Philadelphia...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 14, 2014  |  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...
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...
Via Flyerdelphia
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

No Need For Culture Change, Holmgren Is Man For Job

Ron Hextall re-joined the Philadelphia Flyers on July 15, 2013 as the assistant general manger and immediately the speculation on general manger Paul Holmgren’s job status began. Before this season an article appeared on this website, questioning Holmgren’s competency. After being eliminated in five games by the New Jersey Devils (four straight losses in the […]No Need For...
Via The Orange Update
April 14, 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...
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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