Yeah, I wouldn't be too concerned with lack of splash today. For one, the Flyers were out of cap space. Second, they already made their moves. Hayes improves the club. He's a good even strength player. I'm not pleased with the cap hit or the term, but he will help the team in the immediate term. Niskanen and Braun are at least upgrades on MacDonald and Hagg, but I'm not sure of anything past that.
As I said a week or so ago though, the Flyers weren't moving forward on the strength of
The hard optics to see in all this is that unlike us, Fletcher was most likely up against a wall, somewhat(his view); and prejudice toward action was the mantra with Comcast execs. Fletcher had to act quickly. When in the corporate business jungle, when your put in a one-way mirrored room and expected to turn things around, you have to react, especially if part of the global projected movement is to show bias for action, Fletcher had to make moves and bring in changes, that the Team Operations e
RE: Boomer's take
Who gives a ****, really ?
Fletcher has not ruined this franchise yet.
He addressed concerns that every regular to this forum has voiced at one time or another.
The hate and shade the guy gets here ? Not even close to commensurate with his moves.
Yes Fletch didn't do so well in Minnesota, how much of that was him, how much was the ownership demanding to do stuff, how much was mediocre scouting ?
He is not a complete dumbass so I would imagine he ha
This is my concern. It's been five seven years of "we're definitely a playoff team" and not much to show for it.
I want to see some edge to their game and some spring in their step.
They've gone from zero NHL head coaches to three NHL head coaches. No more excuses.