Found December 31, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Ed SniderMark Messier
PHILADELPHIA -- It started with Flyers owner Ed Snider dropping the ceremonial opening faceoff between legends Mark Messier and Bobby Clarke and ended with 45,808 fans giving a standing ovation after watching their heroes of the past take a twirl ...

Inside Hockey: Snider synonymous with Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider just turned 79. Snider says he doesn't lose his temper as much these days, but says the fire still burns to win games.

Philadelphia’s Hockey Identity Boils Down to Ed Snider

If not for Ed Snider, the founder of the Flyers in 1967, it is possible that the passion for the sport that blankets Philadelphia would not exist.

One more day: Hyper Bowl tomorrow

Happy New Year! OK, I am going to admit I enjoyed the alumni game to a degree, even if it was a celebration of the city of Philadelphia, of Ed Snider (apparently everybody in Philly calls him Mr. Snider, because pretty much everybody works for him), and of all things Comcast. Yech. Blech. How about Bobby Clarke, that old humble gentleman, saying he didn’t think an event like...

Photo Replay: Winter Classic Alumni Game

The Winter Classic Alumni Game welcomed back legendary players from the Rangers and Flyers, including Mark Messier, Bernie Parent, Eric Lindros, Brian Leetch, Bob Clarke and Adam Graves.

Warm weather postpones start of Alumni Classic

The NHL's old-timers will get a late start in the first major event of the Winter Classic. The alumni game between former members of the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers has been pushed back two hours to a 3 p.m. start on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. The game, featuring such stars as Eric Lindros and Mark Messier, was changed because of a forecast that calls for...

Warm weather threatens Winter Classic plans

Warm weather in Philadelphia has forced the NHL to postpone the start of the Alumni Classic Saturday. The outdoor game, which features former players from the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers, is the first event of the Winter Classic Weekend at Citizens Bank Park. The start time was bumped from 1 p.m. ET to 3 p.m., hoping the later start time will allow temperatures to drop...
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