‘Fire Fletcher’: GM Change Should Only Be Start of Flyers Overhaul

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One day prior to the four-year anniversary of Ron Hextall’s firing as Flyers GM, chants of “Fire Fletcher” could be heard at Wells Fargo Center. Chuck Fletcher’s time should be running out, but it’s not the only change that needs to be made.

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Flyers: On Management, Hiring an Outside Agency, and Future Decisions

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John Tortorella certainly knew all the right things to say, but doesn’t have much of a filter. What you see is what you get with him, there’s no gray area. That hardly appears to be the case with Flyers management. There’s a lot of gray area right now, in terms of making decisions, who is on board with what, and what the future may hold.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from the 2021-22 Season

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The offseason will present its challenges for a team in need of an overhaul and massive improvements at every level of the organization. There will be plenty of stories to come as next season’s team is constructed. For now, here’s one last look at the 2021-22 season with five takeaways from the season.

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Return in Giroux Trade the Result of Shortcomings by Flyers Management

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In the end, Giroux ultimately held the keys to his destination. Florida was where he wanted to be. That left the Flyers limited in what they could get in return. If nothing else, the return in the Giroux deal is more of a reality of what the state of the Flyers is and remains after this trade, and the result of years of shortcomings by the organization.

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Giroux to Be Honored Thursday for 1,000th NHL Game

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Claude Giroux has appeared in every game since Jan. 13 and will take the ice for his 1,000th game in the NHL and in a Flyers uniform on Thursday night against the Nashville Predators. Prior to the game, the Flyers will hold a ceremony to honor Giroux’s milestone.

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Farewell Tour Begins?: Claude Giroux Wins NHL All-Star Game MVP

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It seems fitting that Claude Giroux’s seventh trip to the NHL All-Star Game and possibly final one as a Flyer ended with the Metropolitan Division securing a victory with Giroux as captain. Giroux scored twice in the championship game against the Central Division after scoring a goal and adding an assist in the first game of Saturday afternoon’s event to take home MVP honors.

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Full Range of Emotions: 10 Takeaways from Flyers Press Conference with Chuck Fletcher and Dave Scott

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Wednesday’s Flyers press conference with Dave Scott and Chuck Fletcher was another example of just how far the Flyers are from an identity and a sense of direction. It presents more questions than answers, and it runs through a range of emotions that rival the five stages of grief – some congruent like anger and denial and others like irrationality and delusion.

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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #137 – Guys Who Won’t Play

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Bobby Clarke’s appearance on the Cam and Strick Podcast led to some comments regarding Ron Hextall’s tenure as GM and the selection of Nolan Patrick in the 2017 NHL Draft. The guys discuss these comments and give their thoughts. They also look at another postponement due to COVID and two more losses to extend the losing streak to seven games.

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Clarke’s Comments Bring About Another Revisit of 2017 Draft for Flyers

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With Bobby Clarke’s recent comments about former Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall, it’s time for another revisit not just about the Brayden Schenn trade, but the 2017 NHL Draft as a whole.

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Comments from Flyers Legend the Latest Saga in Reality Show Season

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It has reached a new level for the Flyers. This is essentially one great, big reality show. The play on the ice is only one part of the equation, and at this point, the things happening off the ice are becoming bigger headlines, most recently comments from Flyers legend Bobby Clarke on the Cam and Strick Podcast regarding Ron Hextall’s time as GM.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Friday’s Flyers-Golden Knights Game

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The Flyers didn’t snap their fingers and suddenly become a force to be reckoned with. There was plenty in their process in this game that left a lot to be desired. But as we’ve done with numerous wins already this season, the Flyers can turn to their goalie and thank him for being the catalyst that ended this streak.

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Flyers F Oskar Lindblom Wins Masterton Trophy

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A year ago, Lindblom was a finalist for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, an award presented to a player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. In 2021, Lindblom takes home the hardware, officially winning the award in an announcement made on Tuesday night.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Sunday’s Flyers-Devils Game

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On this night, it looked like another dismal performance, just another game of going through the motions. That was until the final two minutes, when the captain of the team willed them to a comeback, eventually ending with a 4-3 victory following a six-round shootout.

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Flyers Forward Sean Couturier Wins Selke Trophy

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Flyers forward Sean Couturier was named the winner of the Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy, presented annually to “the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game,” for the 2019-20 season on Thursday.

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Sean Couturier Named Finalist for Selke Trophy

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Flyers forward Sean Couturier is a finalist for the Selke Trophy, along with Boston’s Patrice Bergeron and St. Louis’ Ryan O’Reilly.

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Flyers Announce Team Awards for 2019-20 Season

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With the regular season officially over, the Flyers started to hand out team awards, usually reserved for the final home game of the regular season, throughout the course of the week.

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Flyers Greatest Moments: The Streak

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At the start of the 1979-80 season, the Flyers opened with a win over the Islanders on Oct. 11 and a loss to the Atlanta Flames two nights later. Their third game of the season was the next night on Oct. 14, and the Flyers squeaked out a 4-3 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. That was the start of a streak that lasted nearly three months and spanned 35 games.

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