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ED SNIDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

What were the Flyers thinking with Dave Hakstol hiring? (Puck Daddy)

At some point after the dismissal of Craig Berube, a head coach he inherited, Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall took a list of replacement candidates to owner Ed Snider. There were big names, familiar names. And there was also Dave Hakstol, who had never coached in the NHL nor played in the NHL, having spent the last 11 seasons as head coach of the University of North Dakota Fighting...
Via Philly Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Flyers be patient and compete? Snider thinks so

  View image | gettyimages.com Ron Hextall's first season as general manager of the Flyers came complete with the firing of Craig Berube as head coach. Through it all, Hextall had to manage a roster that was constantly changing, deal with questions of the coaching situation while he continued to try to get a philosophy in place. His philosophy: patience. Patience in letting...
Via Flyerdelphia
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Good News Confirmed For Flyers & Fans

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...
Via Beyond The Benches
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers made a “horrible mistake” by signing Ilya Bryzgalov

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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Snider: ‘I always want to win’

Ed Snider commented on the Flyers' roster moves in recent years in a Friday interview in the Philadelphia Inquirer. (Photo Courtesy of Philly.com) This season has been full of sound bytes from the Flyers owner and chairman. Ed Snider has stood by his laurels all season. When the Flyers fired head coach Peter Laviolette just three games into the season, Snider defended the culture...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Owner Ed Snider On Winter Olympics: ‘I Hate Them’

If the decision to send NHL players to the Winter Olympics or keep them in North America and not shut down the league for two weeks was in the hands of Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider, the likes of Patrick Kane, Tuukka Rask and Sidney Crosby wouldn’t be competing in Sochi next week. “I hate them,” Snider said of the Olympics on Thursday night, per The Associated Press...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Snider: 'Olympics is a farce'

Ed Snider ripped the Olympic selection process and NHL participation on Thursday night following the Flyers 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche. (Photo Courtesy of Philadelphia Sports Writers Association) It's usually a rarity to see Chairman Ed Snider in the Flyers locker room following a regular-season game. On Thursday, Snider spoke to the media. It started like most would have...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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