Well, it happened. The Flyers made a drastic decision Monday that will impact their future.
On Monday morning, the organization announced that it is parting ways with GM Ron Hextall.
Of course, Flyers fans had a lot of opinions on this massive move and immediately reacted to the news on Twitter.
Dave Hakstol avoiding getting fired despite being “on the hot seat” for the last 4 years like pic.twitter.com/dNcBlVPcg4— Mike Stephens (@mikeystephens81) November 26, 2018
Paul: "Ron, fire Dave"— Yo (@FlyGoalScoredBy) November 26, 2018
Paul: "You're fired."
live look at Ron Hextall clearing out his office pic.twitter.com/Xu0MxL8X70— Radioactive Penne (@LBJStanAccount) November 26, 2018
PAUL HOLMGREN: Hakstol, you're fired.— Mike Beauvais (@MikeBeauvais) November 26, 2018
DAVE HAKSTOL: Oh, wow. Did you hear that, Ron? You're fired.
RON HEXTALL: No, I think he said you. Am I fired, Paul?
PAUL HOLMGREN: Sure. Who cares? What does it matter? pic.twitter.com/pJH6gMhB6b
you have an incredible amount of good will with what you’ve done in philadelphia as a player, but then you tie your career to dave hakstol and watch it all run out. incredible.— collin mehalick (@collin) November 26, 2018
Imagine losing your job as an NHL GM because not firing Dave Hakstol was the hill you were willing to die on?— Dr. Jan Itor (@TheMaeniac) November 26, 2018
i think you misspelled Dave Hakstol https://t.co/iidRqvjJju— Frankquito (@FrankieS215) November 26, 2018
We now go live to Ron Hextall pic.twitter.com/g1arPpNhFl— Roddy (@RoddyMitts) November 26, 2018
YOUVE GOT THE WRONG MAN— Jeffrey 'Wear a Damn Mask'-ed Booby Greco (@Uncle_Pony) November 26, 2018
And of course, there’s always this conspiracy.
This absolutely supports my theory that Ron Hextall is Gritty. Just became too much to do both.— Matt Collette (@elmambablanco) November 26, 2018
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