In the immediate, it was a move that had to happen. Something had to be done, and a coaching change is certainly an easier way than most to make a change. It’s far from the only change that needs to be made though.
With Chuck Fletcher now taking the GM seat for the Flyers and holding the GM role for the second time in his executive career, it’s fair to wonder if he’s the right man for the job. Here's a look at his best and worst moves as GM of the Minnesota Wild from 2009 to 2018.