Flyers Fans Make Voices Heard in NHL Front Office Rankings Poll

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In a poll conducted by The Athletic ranking NHL front office confidence levels based on fan input, the Flyers ranked dead last, 32nd in the NHL. 

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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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Right or Wrong, Flyers Going All-In on Aggressive Offseason

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If you were wondering just what the Flyers were going to try to do with this offseason or questioning if they were serious about an aggressive approach, you got your answer on Thursday. Tortorella is only the first piece of what could be a very busy offseason that features equally as many changes and moves as the last, likely even more aggressive than ever before.

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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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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #139 – Who Holds The Keys?

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The guys discuss the recent losses in a franchise-record 13-game losing streak and the win that snapped the streak and recap the Dave Scott-Chuck Fletcher press conference and what was said and reaction to it all.

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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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Flyers Exit Interviews: Lots of Excuses from Management

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As Flyers management – head coach Alain Vigneault and GM Chuck Fletcher and chairman Dave Scott – met the media on Tuesday, the trio rested on excuses for most of their comments, sounding more optimistic in hopes of a normal season than the work that may need to be done to a roster filled with holes.

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Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher: ‘We’re a Tough Out Right Now’

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With everything going their way, pushing pause had to be difficult. Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher joined Mike Gill on The Sports Bash on 97.3 ESPN on Monday afternoon and offered his thoughts.

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Paul Holmgren Steps Down as Flyers President, Moved to New Role

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The Flyers announced that Paul Holmgren will move to a new role as Senior Advisor to Dave Scott, the Chairman and CEO of Comcast Spectacor and the Governor of the Flyers, and to Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher. Fletcher now takes over the role of President of Hockey Operations and general manager.

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Valerie Camillo Appointed as President of Business Operations for Flyers

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Comcast Spectacor announced on Monday that Valerie Camillo has been appointed as the President of Business Operations for the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center.

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Fletcher: ‘I’m Very Fortunate to Walk Into This’

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In giving full marks to former Flyers GM Ron Hextall, who built up a farm system and cap space, Check Fletcher recognizes the situation he’s now in is rare. More on Fletcher’s remarks from his introductory press conference on Wednesday.

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Fletcher: ‘Opportunity to Be GM of Flyers a Dream Come True’

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New Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher expressed his excitement to become the GM of the Flyers in a conference call with the media on Monday night.

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Putting a Wrap on the Hextall Firing, a Wild Week for Flyers

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This is the wild week that has been for the Flyers as an organization from the decision to fire Ron Hextall to the aftermath, the press conference, the information surfacing as a result of the move and the opinions of the move being right or wrong. One week after the move, as the Flyers move closer to hiring a new GM, it’s time to put a wrap on the talk about Hextall: the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Hextall: ‘I Didn’t See This Coming in Any Way. I was Shocked.’

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It’s rare for a recently fired employee to speak to the media after his dismissal, and even more unlikely after several days. But Ron Hextall spoke on Friday and offered a number of thoughts on his process, where the Flyers were, where they were going and how he feels in the days since being dismissed.

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Do the Flyers Need a Full House Cleaning?

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It was a question five years ago and it remains one now. The Flyers need a fresh perspective. A look in the mirror should show that the dismissal of Ron Hextall isn’t the only change that needs to happen.

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Flyers-Senators: Postgame Review

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If anything was indicative in this game, it’s that the Flyers certainly know that a lot of change could lie in store, but the results aren’t going to change without max effort.

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Holmgren-Scott Presser Wrap: Flyers Wanted More Results, Action from Hextall

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There weren’t many answers at Tuesday’s press conference with Paul Holmgren and Dave Scott regarding the decision to dismiss Ron Hextall. But one thing was clear: Hextall would not waver from his plan, and it cost him his job.

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