Reports: Flyers set to hire Keith Jones as President of Hockey Operations
The Flyers will also finally be removing the interim label and formally announce Daniel Briere as general manager.
According to now multiple reports, the Philadelphia Flyers are expected to announce the hiring of Keith Jones as President of Hockey Operations.
Jones, who played in parts of three seasons for the Flyers to round out a 13-year NHL career as a player, has been part of the league media scene for a couple decades with NBC Sports and now Turner Sports while also pulling duty analyzing Flyers game for NBC's regional sports outfit. Jones, now 54, apparently beat out fellow TV analyst Eddie Olczyk for the gig.
Also part of the reporting from Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman is that the Flyers will also finally be removing the interim label and formally announce Daniel Briere as general manager.
More to come as the Flyers are expected to hold a formal press conference tomorrow to announce the moves.