Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

Sports 04/21/19, 18:40

The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America.""The NHL principle 'Hockey is for Everyone' is at the heart of everything the ...

Former GM Ron Hextall ‘stunned’ losing Flyers fired him

Sports 11/30/18, 12:24

Former Philadelphia general manager Ron Hextall said he was stunned the Flyers fired him this week, despite their losing record.Hextall, a former Flyers goalie, was fired Monday after 4 ½ seasons on the job."I didn't see this coming in any way," Hextall said Friday. "I was shocked. I was stunned, ...

Flyers continue purge, fire assistant GM, assistant coach

Hockey 11/28/18, 12:34

The Philadelphia Flyers have continued their organizational purge, firing their assistant general manager and an assistant coach.The Flyers fired Chris Pryor and Gord Murphy on Wednesday, a day after the Flyers blew a two-goal lead in the third period and lost 4-3 to Ottawa. The dismissals come two days after ...

Flyers eye new approach in GM, unlike ‘unyielding’ Hextall

Sports 11/27/18, 16:25

The Philadelphia Flyers fired general manager Ron Hextall because — to swipe a page from their glory days — he was Broad Street Bullheaded.Hextall preached patience.The Flyers want to win now.That clash of ideology turned toxic in Philadelphia's front office, and it cost Hextall his job in his fifth season ...

Struggling Flyers fire general manager Ron Hextall

Sports 11/26/18, 12:52

The Philadelphia Flyers fired general manager Ron Hextall on Monday, with the team struggling and coming off a 6-0 loss to Toronto.Hextall was dismissed after 4 ½ seasons on the job. The Flyers have a 10-11-2 record under coach Dave Hakstol and already have used five goalies this season.Flyers President ...

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