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Chuck Fletcher Is The New Executive VP And GM For The Philadelphia Flyers

from the Philadelphia Flyers,

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that Chuck Fletcher has been named Executive Vice President and General Manager of the hockey team. The multi-year agreement appoints Fletcher as the ninth General Manager in franchise history, and immediately places him as the day-to-day leader of the club's NHL and minor league hockey operations. The announcement was made by Flyers President Paul Holmgren and Dave Scott, Chairman and CEO of Comcast Spectacor and Governor of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Fletcher joins the Flyers with an impressive record of success while at several NHL clubs, including nine seasons as General Manager of the Minnesota Wild. Over the course of his 25-year career, Fletcher has held senior-level managerial and advisory positions with the New Jersey Devils, Minnesota Wild, Pittsburgh Penguins, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Florida Panthers. He has advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals with three different franchises (Panthers, Ducks and Penguins) and won the Stanley Cup Championship with Pittsburgh in 2009.      

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