The Vancouver Sun's Iain MacIntyre reports Flyers assistant general manager Ron Hextall is "in the mix" for the Canucks vacant general manager position. Hextall is currently serving as an assistant to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren in addition to serving as the general manager of the Adirondack Phantoms.
The 49 year old Hextall spent the previous seven seasons with the Los Angeles Kings as Assistant General Manager and Vice President of the team. While in Los Angeles, he was the general manager of the Kings AHL team, the Manchester Monarchs. Hextall won a Stanley Cup ring with the Kings in 2012. Prior to joining Los Angeles, Hextall worked for the Flyers front office. First he was a scout after his retirement in 1999 and was Director of Pro Hockey Personnel from 2002-06.
He played in 608 NHL (489 with the Flyers) compiling a 296-214-69 record with a 2.97 GAA and a .895 save percentage. He was 240-172-58 with a 2.91 GAA with the Flyers. He is No. 1 all-time in Flyers history in games played by a goaltender and wins. Hextall also holds the franchise record for most playoff wins as he was 45-36 with a 2.95 GAA in the playoffs.
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