Re-Drafting Ron Hextall’s First Round Picks

There are many ways to describe Ron Hextall's tenure as the general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers, but very few of them positive. One of the more controversial aspects of his run was his drafting ability. He postured as the smartest man in the room when it came to selecting players, often looking for a … Continue reading Re-Drafting Ron Hextall’s First Round Picks

Revisiting the Montreal-Philly 7th Round Pick Exchange

For three drafts in a row, the Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers would exchange 7th round picks. Who was picked? Why would they exchange all these 7th rounders? What caused it to end? We'll go over all of it. The First Trade The first trade was the Flyers sending their 2017 7th round pick to … Continue reading Revisiting the Montreal-Philly 7th Round Pick Exchange

Fletcher’s Draft Picks Inspire Confidence

The Philadelphia Flyers organization and its fan base has spent much of the last decade focused on prospects. Ron Hextall took the team into its first real rebuild in franchise history and was quickly established as a great drafter. But with his picks now having plenty of time to marinate, there are few names that … Continue reading Fletcher’s Draft Picks Inspire Confidence

Every First Round Pick That Played for the Flyers

Since their inception in 1967 the Philadelphia Flyers have never been afraid to make trades. Along the way, they acquired plenty of player that were selected in the first round. 54 years in and 128 first round picks so far have suited up for the Flyers. Below is a comprehensive list of every Flyer that … Continue reading Every First Round Pick That Played for the Flyers

Ron Hextall’s Draft History with the Flyers

Ron Hextall was brought back to the City of Brotherly Love 15 years after his playing career ended with one objective in mind- rebuild the Philadelphia Flyers. Through his five seasons at the helm of the Flyers organization, he oversaw some of the most interesting drafts in their history. Ever since his firing in 2018 … Continue reading Ron Hextall’s Draft History with the Flyers