John Tortorella is focused on building the Flyers from the footers, knowing that this is more than a one-year process to get it right. GM Chuck Fletcher seemed to have a different message, showing a disconnect between coaching and management.
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.
Travis Sanheim has his long-term deal with the Flyers, signing an extension for eight years worth $50 million, an average annual value of $6.25 million. On the surface, the deals makes sense, but is it a right decision for the Flyers?
An underwhelming offseason, a new coach, and a management group on the hot seat bring about plenty of questions. Before the puck drops on the new season, let’s dive into five questions facing the Flyers this season.
At the end-of-season press conference, and for much of the offseason, the Flyers focus was on injured players returning healthy. The so-called plan has already backfired before the team even takes the ice for training camp.