Quebecer Émilie Castonguay would be one of the candidates for the vacant position of president of hockey operations at the Philadelphia Flyers.
This is what the network's hockey expert said. Sportnet Elliotte Friedman on Wednesday, as part of his “32 Thoughts” podcast. the new generation
He even mentioned that the Montrealer had perhaps already obtained a job interview. Currently, Castonguay holds the position of assistant general manager with the Vancouver Canucks. She got this job in January 2022, after working for many years as a players' agent.
If Castonguay ever gets the job in Philadelphia, she would become the first woman in the history of the National League to act as president of hockey operations of an organization.
In early March, the Flyers showed general manager Chuck Fletcher the way out. He also served as president. The organization then named Daniel Brière as interim GM and indicated that it intended to hire a new president.
The Flyers concluded their 2022-2023 regular season ranked seventh in the Metropolitan Division , under a record of 31-38-13. They missed the playoffs for a third straight campaign.