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ED SNIDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Snider: Bobrovsky told Flyers he wouldn’t re-sign with them

There’s no question that signing Ilya Bryzgalov to a nine-year, $51 million contract proved to be a major mistake for the Philadelphia Flyers and it’s one they will literally pay for through 2026-27 after buying out his contract. As bad as that is though, the fact that it also cost them Sergei Bobrovsky might hurt more. The Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender won the Vezina Trophy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers owner Ed Snider says he's cancer-free

You have to give it to Ed Snider. The Philadelphia Flyers chairman certainly wants to be patient. He knows that's what it's going to take to see results from general manager Ron Hextall's plan. "He's the boss," Snider said. "We've got a lot of great, young players, and you don't want to rush them along too quickly." Nothing's really...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  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

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

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
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