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Claude Giroux And Ron Hextall With Statements

via the Philadelphia Flyers,

“I regret my actions on Canada Day and sincerely apologize to my fans, teammates and the Philadelphia Flyers organization for my misguided attempt at humor.

Following an investigation, law enforcement determined that charges are not warranted.  I have the utmost respect for law enforcement and apologize to the Ottawa Police Department and specifically the individual officer.  I will be making no further public comment on this matter.

I will not be distracted from my ongoing preparation for the upcoming season.  I remain 100% committed and focused on working with my team to return the Stanley Cup to Philadelphia.”
--Claude Giroux

“We’ve been in contact with Claude and the Ottawa Police Service and have been informed that no charges will be filed. Moving forward, we will deal with this incident internally and we will no longer publicly discuss this matter.”
-- Flyers GM Ron Hextall

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Scott Hartnell And Ron Hextall On The Trade

 

 

Below, watch Flyers GM Ron Hextall discuss the trade...

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TSN’s Insiders discuss Mike Richards’ future, Lecavalier trade and a sort-of Dan Boyle sweepstakes

As noted during the GM's meetings post, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun tends to issue a set of "Rumblings" in conjunction with an episode of TSN's Insider Trading, and that is most certainly the case this evening. TSN's Darren Dreger, James Duthie and LeBrun spent three-and-a-half minutes discussing hot topics, and TSN conveniently provided a transcript of the video.

In terms of items not discussed by the GM's meetings post or LeBrun's Rumblings...

The Stanley Cup Final is on but GM's are already focusing about next season. We expect Brad Richards to be bought out by the New York Rangers - what about Mike Richards by L.A.?

Darren Dreger: Well the Los Angeles Kings don't plan on buying out Mike Richards because then they would have to replace him. But Mike Richards doesn't want to be a fourth-line centre next year for the Kings. The Kings are expected to push Richards in the off-season to improve his conditions and get a little bit stronger. But we also know that Richards is a strong and confident young man and he may not want to follow the path that the Kings want him to follow. So this could get very interesting.

Is current Philadelphia Flyer Vincent Lecavalier soon to be an ex-Flyer?

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Live Stream- Philadelphia Flyers With A Front Office Announcement

The Philadelphia Flyers will have a press conference to reportedly announce Ron Hextall as their new GM and the moving of Paul Holmgren to team President.

It is scheduled to begin at 11:30am ET and can be watched below via CSNPhilly....

added 11:16am,

 

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Flyers appear ready to shuffle the managerial deck

When Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider hedged his bets regarding GM Paul Holmgren's future, everyone and their brother's uncle's cousin in South Jersey figured that the Flyers would shuffle the managerial deck. Surprise surprise:

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Insider Trading: on Paul Holmgren, Martin Erat and Schneider-Brodeur

Paul noted that ESPN's Pierre LeBrun fired off a meaty set of "rumblings," and LeBrun's thoughts were featured as part of TSN's latest Insider Trading segment, which TSN thankfully transcribed:

What becomes of Peter Laviolette and how much heat is there now on Paul Holmgren?

[Darren] Dreger: For the moment Laviolette and his family are trying to stay below the radar. Obviously Laviolette is not happy with the way things ended with the Philadelphia Flyers so he may lay low. He wants to coach again in the NHL and given his resume it's believed that he will get another opportunity.

If things don't materialize in the NHL say before Christmas, I'm told Laviolette would consider going over to Europe and coaching there. It's not too far-fetched that Laviolette and his family would consider that.

As for Holmgren, he was looking for Ron Hextall. Since Holmgren took over as GM of the Flyers he has been constantly trying to lure Hextall from the Los Angeles Kings. There's no imminent danger for Holmgren and the belief is he will go out on his own terms and Hextall ultimately would be his successor.

 

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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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