Unfortunate news announced regarding the Philadelphia Flyers organization as long time scout Marcel Pelletier has passed away.
Pelletier passed away on May 13th at the age of 89.
The Quebec native played eight games in the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers and spent most of his playing career with the Victoria Cougars of the Western Hockey League. After his retirement as a player, Pelletier would go on to spend forty years in management and as a scout in the NHL with Flyers and the Boston Bruins.
With the Flyers he held a couple of positions including Director of Player Personnel and Chief Scout and ended his scouting career as a Special Consultant to the Vice President of the Boston Bruins.
Quoted in his obituary "Hockey was his life and golf his favorite hobby"
The Lets Go Flyers staff would like to send our condolences to the whole Pelletier family.
Longtime Flyer scout Marcel Pelletier has died— Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchCSN) May 15, 2017