It Appears That Ivan Provonov is Responsible for Chuck Fletcher's Firing
BY MACKENZIE STERN-KOLESNIKOW MARCH 11, 2023 (6:08 PM)
During the 32 Thoughts Podcast, Elliotte Friedman shed light on the situation by saying,
He went on to explain that when you're in a leadership role, you may receive credit that you don't always deserve, but you also take the blame, whether or not you deserve it.
The Flyers are owned by a corporation, Comcast, and the move did not sit well with them. With Fletcher's failure to meet expectations and Provorov's controversial decision, it seems that this was the tipping point.
It's unfortunate that one act of defiance and homophobia has had such a negative impact on the league as a whole. The lack of support for pride nights and the NHL's failure to take a clear stance on inclusivity only adds to the problem.