You're right...Edmonton is trading McDavid.
The point is if you don't just throw draft picks in on trades all the time, some of them can turn into very good players.
Homer threw aways 1sts, 2nds 3rds, whatever, he didn't care. When Hextall made trades, the throw ins were coming back to us. That's part of the reason we have a prospect pool now. Homer left us with a pool alright...of vomit.
Neither GM won us a cup...but Hextall didn't win one in half the tim
A few things...and what I'm about to say might surprise you.
I don't hate Chuck Fletcher. But here are a few things you should know and what should concern you.
Obviously the decision from Flyers' higher ups to cut loose Ron Hextall was the thought his ideas were not enough about winning now. Chuck Fletcher was given the same 'win now' mantra too; especially after we signed Ryan Suter and Zach Parise to their big, super long term contracts which are looking more and
With all the "Chuck Fletcher Negativity" going on around here, I think it's time I said a little something FOR the man.
I did have something to say about him when his name was still a rumor, as seen here... Post #4...and I stand by all of that.
I will say, I DO get Flyers fans frustrations here.
Honestly, not many choices on the spot to replace Ron Hextall with so much of the season still to go.
But, if I am a Flyer fan, I am more angry about the Hextall FIRING than the Fl