Hextall has actually drafted and developed two very good goaltenders and held actually held on to them and not foolishly traded them away. The last time we had a good one two punch was Lindbergh and Frose in 85. He also drafted and developed several very good defenseman like Provy, Sanheim and Meyers. Throughout the Flyers history we were not very good at drafting defenseman and always had to make trades, Howe, Desjardins , Timonen, Pronger, etc.
If Hextall would have only realized
Thanks for saying this. I've been preaching this a lot and getting a lot of blowback because of... well it seems pretty much him signing Weise and not being able to trade Lehtera or something. I don't really get it.
The fact is I don't really need or Hextall to get his due credit (he did save this organization from a much longer more horrible nightmare, but that's not my issue). I really think it's important for us to recognize the actual problems that needed to be fixed so that w