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ED SNIDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flyers visit Snider's home in Santa Barbera

Embed from Getty Images   It has been a strange road trip structure for the Flyers annual jaunt to California this season. The Flyers embarked on the road trip two days after Christmas, opening in Anaheim on Sunday. After two days off between games, the Flyers then played in San Jose. They close the road trip after another two-day break from game action in Los Angeles...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers chairman Snider to miss home opener vs. Panthers

The Philadelphia Flyers will be without a familiar face when they play their home-opening contest against the Florida Panthers on Monday.Chairman Ed Snider will remain at his home in California where he is "resting and recharging after recent medical therapy", a team spokesman told NJ.com. The 82-year-old Snider battled an unspecified cancer in 2014."I talked to him (Sunday) and...
Via Fox Sports
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Snider: 'We're going to turn this team around'

Call it the state of the team address with a rally cry thrown in. Flyers owner and chairman Ed Snider addressed the media on Saturday during the second day of training camp. Snider supplied a vote of confidence for the team that has been assembled and in Ron Hextall and Dave Hakstol while stating his expectations for the team this season. It shouldn't be surprising at all that...
Via Flyerdelphia
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Between The Pipes: Snider expects Playoffs, Hakstol to coach in Allentown

It's time for another edition of Between the Pipes, news and notes on Flyers hockey and the NHL through linkage. With rookies reporting to training camp on Monday and less than one week until the rest of the Flyers hit the ice, hockey's return is closing in.   Snider expects Flyers to be in playoff hunt - [Sam Carchidi-Philly.com] The Flyers might be a borderline team on paper...
Via Flyerdelphia
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers' Snider receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider received the Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday at the Global Sports Summit in Aspen, Colo.NHL commissioner Gary Bettman presented the award to Snider, who serves as chairman of Comcast Spectacor, a Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company that owns the Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center, the regional sports network Comcast SportsNet and...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  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

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 19 – Habs Trade, Ed Snider’s Olympic Rant, The Olympic Break and Women’s Hockey

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images for USOC We love and encourage all our listeners to give us feedback and your thoughts on what we discussed on the show. If you have something to share, send a tweet to Hunter, James or John and speak your mind. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #THGTalk to ask the guys a question; your tweet will be read on the air along with your twitter handle...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 12, 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
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