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Flyers GM Fletcher joins 'Executive Suite' podcast

Discusses making trade with his father, working for expansion Panthers, Philadelphia roster

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Chuck Fletcher, general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers, joins Deb Placey on the latest edition of NHL Executive Suite, available on NHL.com and multiple iOS and Android podcast apps.

Fletcher begins the conversation by discussing his days at Harvard University and how he learned to love hockey growing up in Atlanta, then talks about his father, Cliff Fletcher, exposed him to life as an NHL GM at a young age and even shares a story about the one trade he made with his dad.

Fletcher also describes what it was like to work on the Florida Panthers staff after the NHL expanded in 1993, why he thinks coach Alain Vigneault is a great fit in Philadelphia and offers his thoughts on the Flyers roster, including goalie Carter Hart, forward Travis Konecny and center Kevin Hayes.

"NHL Executive Suite," hosted by Placey, is a biweekly podcast that gives listeners a taste of how each guest broke into the game, why they pursued their careers, how they see the future evolution of the sport and much more.

Fans can subscribe and listen to NHL Executive Suite at NHL.com/Podcasts as well as multiple iOS and Android podcast Apps, including Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iheartradio, iTunes, RadioPublic, Spotify, Stitcher and TuneIn Radio.

Fans can also tune in to NHL Fantasy On Ice™, a twice-weekly podcast dedicated to the fantasy hockey world. Full episodes, posted every Tuesday and Friday, also can be found at NHL.com/Podcasts. NHL Podcasts are produced by NHL Original Productions.

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