How a local artist created the defining Ed Snider tribute

David E. Wilkinson, via Twitter There's no denying that for Flyers fans and the Flyers community, April 11, 2016 was the saddest day in the history of the franchise. It had marked the death of Ed Snider, the man responsible for ensuring professional hockey in Philadelphia was there to stay, and was there every step of the way for the team's illustrious history. Flyers fans received...
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April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Late Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider once kicked out Donald Trump for talking too much

Philadelphia Flyers founder and owner Ed Snider, died last week, leading to a number of tributes and eulogies and of course the sharing of various entertaining Snider anecdotes. Well, it has been revealed that Snider was ahead of his time in one important category: telling Donald Trump to shut up. At a celebration of the businessman’s life held at the Wells Fargo Center on...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers penalized after fans throw bracelet giveaways on ice

The Philadelphia Flyers honored their late owner Ed Snider by having a moment of silence before their playoff game against the Washington Capitals on Monday night at Wells Fargo Center. They also handed out memorial bracelets to their fans. Unfortunately, many of those bracelets hit the ice after a brawl that broke out in the third period which resulted in multiple Flyers penalties...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyerdelphia Remembers: Ed Snider, 1933-2016

Embed from Getty Images   Monday, April 11, 2016 has been a day dedicated to the memory of Ed Snider and a celebration of his life and contributions to the Philadelphia Flyers, the NHL and hockey as a whole. To close out our coverage of this day, we provide a wrap up of everything you have seen on Flyerdelphia today, some personal thoughts from the Flyerdelphia staff and...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Hextall, Flyers remember passionate Snider, dedicate playoff run to his memory

Embed from Getty Images   Ed Snider was as much a Flyers fan as the thousands that pack Wells Fargo Center every game, passionate right up until the end. Snider, who battled cancer for nearly two years, passed away on Monday morning at age 83. Ron Hextall grew particularly close to Snider in his two seasons as GM, and in remembering the owner, noted his passion. “His...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL world reacts to the death of Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider

The Philadelphia Flyers will begin their postseason run with heavy hearts. Ed Snider, the only owner the Flyers have ever known, passed away Monday morning at the age of 83 following a two-year battle with cancer.Snider led the charge of NHL expansion teams when he founded the Flyers in 1966. There were very few hockey fans in Philadelphia back then, but under Snider's vision, the...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers founder Ed Snider dies at age 83

Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider died early Monday morning at the age of 83 due to complications related to bladder cancer. The Flyers confirmed the news Monday morning, which included a statement from Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts. “This is a very sad day for Ed’s family, the Flyers, Comcast Spectacor and his many fans in Philadelphia...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Remembering Mr. Snider: Flyers chairman dies at 83

Embed from Getty Images   The man responsible for bringing the Flyers to Philadelphia and turning Philadelphia into an Orange and Black mecca for hockey is gone. Flyers chairman Ed Snider passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016, at the age of 83. Mr. Snider founded the Flyers in 1966 after Philadelphia was awarded with one of six expansion teams entering the NHL for their...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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