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Ron Hextall Moves From The Kings To The Flyers

from the Philadelphai Flyers,

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that Ron Hextall has been named Assistant General Manager and Director of Hockey Operations, according to General Manager Paul Holmgren.

“We are very pleased to welcome back Ron Hextall to our management team,” said Holmgren. “Ron has a wealth of experience in the front office in various capacities which will be a valuable addition to our staff.”


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shazam88's avatar

Cycle of life.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 07/15/13 at 06:06 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Cycle of life.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 07/15/13 at 07:06 PM ET

So who’s likely to succeed him in LA?

Posted by SYF from Ball's Hill on 07/15/13 at 09:38 PM ET

phillyd's avatar

Thanks god he’s back in the fold. Hextall was instrumental in scouting and identifying talent that Holmgren subsequently traded away who have flourished elsewhere. To me, this is bringng Hextall back into the fold to take over for Holmgren after this season.

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 07/16/13 at 08:11 AM ET

shazam88's avatar

So who’s likely to succeed him in LA?

Posted by SYF from a squishy place on 07/15/13 at 10:38 PM ET

I haven’t the faintest clue. I used to hear a fair bit of second hand front office info during the pre-lockout season, but different seats now so I’ve lost touch with that connection and have no advantage over the internet hordes, other than my giant brain of course.

If I had to guess, I’d say that this was a two-fold issue…Luc’s status in LA posing some sort of implicit glass ceiling for Hexy (not that Luc is on the GM track, just a co-existence issue), and Holmgren being on his last legs in Philly.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 07/16/13 at 11:03 AM ET

SYF's avatar

Give us Luc for a year or two to learn the GM ropes here in Detroit and we’ll have him ready to be your next GM.


Posted by SYF from Ball's Hill on 07/16/13 at 12:06 PM ET

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