Penguins crowd chants ‘Fire Hextall’

Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ron Hextall is not currently a popular figure amongst the Pittsburgh fanbase. Despite being on the job only two years, Hextall’s decisions have come under increasing scrutiny as the results have failed to reach anything resembling success, and fans are anxiously awaiting help before the March 3 NHL trade deadline.

The two-year contract to Jeff Carter with a signing bonus in the second year has become an unmovable albatross known as a 35+ contract.

The two-year deal to Kasperi Kapanen, seemingly over market value, has produced little.

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