By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Penguins and General Manager Ron Hextall announced on Saturday that they have named Chris Pryor as the team’s director of player personnel.READ MORE: U.S. Steel Tower In Downtown Pittsburgh Lights Up To Promote Heisman Campaign Of Pitt QB Kenny Pickett
Pryor will be in charge of the team’s scouting efforts in North America and Europe as well as helping with all player personnel decisions.
“Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and is a welcome addition to our hockey operations staff,” said Hextall.READ MORE: Homeowner Convicted In Killings Of 2 Teens Smoking Marijuana Inside His Garage
In the past 25 years, Pryor has been in both scouting and management with the Philadelphia Flyers. He held the positions of amateur scout, director of scouting, and director of player personnel.
From 2016-2018, he was also one of Ron Hextall’s assistant general managers with the Flyers.MORE NEWS: Former Ohio Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Meade Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Casey Goodson Jr.
Pryor also played 82 NHL games between 1984-1990 with the Minnesota North Stars and the New York Islanders.