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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 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 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

2014 Flyers Trade Deadline Primer

Paul Holmgren is clearly up to no good in that trenchcoat (image via hfboards.hockeysfuture.com) The NHL Trade Deadline is coming up at 3:00pm today, and while the deadline isn’t Paul Holmgren’s preferred trading time (that would be the summer, when the flowers bloom and Homer presumably goes mad from the hot sun), it’s always possible that the Flyers GM could try to make...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 05, 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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