Philadelphia Flyers granted permission to interview Bill Zito, Dave Nonis

Though several reports have now surfaced that list former Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher as the front-runner, the Philadelphia Flyers will not rush the interview process for their vacant GM spot. Today, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports that the Flyers have received permission to speak with Bill Zito, who currently serves as the assistant GM for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Bob McKenzie of TSN adds that the team has also received permission to speak with Dave Nonis, who is working with the Anaheim Ducks organization.