The Philadelphia Flyers received some good news this week when owner and chairman Ed Snider announced that he is now cancer-free. The 81-year-old was diagnosed earlier this year with cancer and found out the good news on August 13, but recent reports have confirmed this. Snider underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatment and is doing well, leading to news about his future plans...
Most fans and hockey experts have acknowledged – perhaps repeatedly – that the Ilya Bryzgalov experiment in Philadelphia was a disaster of epic proportions. In situations like these, one which forces a contract to be bought out, the team responsible rarely acknowledges the mistake and often never speaks of the player in question. That hasn’t been the case with the Philadelphia...
NHLTags: Ed SniderElliotte FriedmanGary BettmanThe Daily News has certainly gotten the hockey world’s attention this morning.
According to Frank Seravalli, “Multiple sources confirmed to the Daily News on Friday that [Ed] Snider, once seen as a supporter of [NHL Commissioner Gary] Bettman’s push to rein in the players’ share of revenue...
On the 55th day of the NHL lockout, Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider finally had a good reason to hit the rink.
Snider attended the grand opening of the fourth refurbished city rink as part of his youth hockey foundation, which provides free skating programs, ice hockey instruction, equipment and academic services to inner-city children.
The neglected, open-air rinks have been...
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November 09, 2012