The Flyers "new era" of leadership will involve five pillars and a triumvirate in making hockey-related decisions. It will be rooted in collaboration and teamwork. Five takeaways from the introductory press conference.
The Flyers announced that Dave Scott, chairman of Comcast-Spectacor and governor of the Flyers, will be retiring effective April 17. Dan Hilferty will take over as chairman of Comcast-Spectacor and Flyers governor.
Flyers interim GM Danny Briere met with the media on Sunday morning and officially went where his predecessor wouldn't. The Flyers are officially in a rebuild, one that Briere says "needs to be done the right way."
The release of Chuck Fletcher as Flyers GM and President of Hockey Operations was a place to start, but only the first stepping stone to the bigger process that remains. It’s time for the Flyers to dive head-first into it with a new guard manning the wheel.
Chuck Fletcher has been fired as Flyers GM and President of Hockey Operations. Danny Briere will serve as interim GM. In a statement, Dave Scott also expressed that the team will separated the GM and President of Hockey Operations roles in a new leadership structure.