Mike Sielski: As the Penguins’ new GM, Ron Hextall gets to shape the Flyers’ future all over again

The strangest part of Ron Hextall’s tenure as the Flyers’ general manager was this: He told people what he was going to do. Then he did it. Then people were surprised and perturbed when he kept doing it. Out in Pittsburgh, where Hextall was hired Tuesday as the Penguins’ GM, they’re wondering how he’ll get along with new president of hockey operations Brian Burke and what his short- and long-term plans will be for a franchise that over the last 14 years has made the postseason 14 times and won three Stanley Cups. Here, there was no wondering while Hextall was running the show. At least, there …

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