On Thursday, the Flyers announced that Mark Recchi will become the 28th member of the Flyers Hall of Fame in a pregame ceremony held on Saturday, Jan. 27, prior to the team’s game against the Boston Bruins.
The Flyers front office now consists of two former players at the top – Keith Jones and Danny Briere – with Patrick Sharp and John LeClair in advisory roles. The names may be different, but the pedigree is the same.
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.
The offseason will present its challenges for a team in need of an overhaul and massive improvements at every level of the organization. There will be plenty of stories to come as next season’s team is constructed. For now, here’s one last look at the 2021-22 season with five takeaways from the season.
The latest misstep for the Flyers organization surfaced on Monday, as Anthony SanFilippo of CrossingBroad.com reported that Director of Medical Services Jim McCrossin and assistant athletic trainer Sal Raffa had filed a lawsuit against Comcast and others after being diagnosed with rare medical conditions.
Wednesday's Flyers press conference with Dave Scott and Chuck Fletcher was another example of just how far the Flyers are from an identity and a sense of direction. It presents more questions than answers, and it runs through a range of emotions that rival the five stages of grief – some congruent like anger and denial and others like irrationality and delusion.