Also caught in the crossfire, a casualty, collateral damage, was Ken Hitchcock. Hitch didn't deserve to be fired, it wasn't his fault, but there it is.
Paul Holmgren, also a former Flyer from way back, will be taking over as GM, and assistant coach (and former head coach of the Philadelphia Phantoms) John Stevens is taking over as coach.
Ed. Mr. Snyder. Sir. Make sure you make room for both of these men somewhere in the organization.