A month into the 2006-2007 Philadelphia Flyers season, veteran GM Bobby Clarke stepped down.
In his place stepped longtime Flyer player and scout Paul Holmgren. Holmgren had been the GM for the Hartford Whalers before joining the Flyers management.
Since taking the helm, Holmgren has the Flyers at 193 wins, 153 loses and 49 ties. In the playoffs, the team is 25-21, with an Eastern Conference championship under their belt.
One of the biggest successes of Holmgren’s tenure is his ability to entice free agents to come play for the Flyers.
This is a list of the top 10 moves that has made Holmgren one of the best general managers in the NHL.