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ED SNIDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ed Snider Dealing With Cancer

via Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Ed Snider, who brought hockey to Philadelphia in 1967 as founder of the Flyers, is battling an unspecified cancer and completed chemotherapy this week, according to several sources. "He's going to work every day and it's treatable," a source in the organization said. The condition is "non-life-threatening...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers chairman Ed Snider battling cancer

Ed Snider, who brought hockey to Philadelphia in 1967 as founder of the Flyers, is battling an unspecified cancer and completed chemotherapy this week, according to several sources. "He's going to work every day and it's treatable," a source in the organization said. The condition is "non-life-threatening" and Snider is "doing well," said Ike...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Snider On The Flyers’ Stanley Cup History

Ed Snider, owner of the Philadelphia Flyers did a conference call with the media today to talk about the Flyers 40th anniversary of their first Cup win in 1974 (they also won it in 1975). via Sam Carchidi tweets, Snider says Flyers have gotten to NHL Finals 8 times since '74, the most in NHL since that time. "A pretty damn good record." Snider says that while...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers chairman rips NHL's long Olympic break

The NHL regular season is heading into a temporary break due to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. And it's a break that Philadelphia Flyers Ed Snider chairman absolutely loathes.Speaking to Dan Gelston of the Associated Press, Snider said he "hates" the Olympic break, and added that the whole idea of a three-week furlough is "ridiculous.""It's ridiculous...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Owner Ed Snider is in Rome While His Team Loses

Picture sent by Fightin For Philly reader Matt Hinkie Flyers owner Ed Snider has taken the Flyers’ week long break to vacation in Rome. This picture is of FFP reader Matt Hinkie’s father, taken with Snider in a Rome hotel. Snider’s wife — his 4th one, whom he married in February of this year — apologizes for the team’s losses. With a team that is 1-7, has a shaky head...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the Philadelphia Flyers stink

Flyers owner Ed Snider got a little testy during the new conference announcing Craig Berube’s ascension to head coach.Why didn’t the franchise look outside the organization for a new coach? Why didn’t management seek to change the culture?"We haven't won a championship, but we've been in the Stanley Cup Final a lot of times, and we've been in the playoffs a...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ed Snider is Not Going To End the Lockout

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News 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...
Via GCobb.com
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Has Ed Snider Had Enough?

from Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News, Behind the scenes, there seems to be a seismic shift going on among the NHL's Board of Governors, also known as the group that Bettman answers to collectively. And Flyers chairman Ed Snider may be the big mover-and-shaker behind it all. Multiple sources confirmed to the Daily News on Friday that Snider, once seen...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers owner Snider 'disappointed' season on hold

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Chairman Ed Snider Hopeful for Flyers’ Future

Ed Snider, chairman of the Philadelphia Flyers echoed some familiar sentiments on Tuesday when discussing the Flyers 2011-2012 season. With most Flyers fans left with nothing to talk about except lamenting the Devils-Kings Stanley Cup Finals that are set to start today, Snider looked to the future. Snider said that he was pleased with the team’s new direction and that he felt...
Via Philly Sports World
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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