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ED SNIDER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Between The Pipes: Holmgren, Snider honored, Flyers dynamic duo

Happy Saturday, Flyers fans! It's time for another edition of Between the Pipes, where we take a look at some of the top headlines circulating this past week.  Paul Holmgren named assistant general manager of Team USA for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey [Tim Panaccio - Comcast Sportsnet] [Kevin Durso - Flyerdelphia]  Hopkins Take: As noted, Holmgren is no stranger to USA Hockey...
Via Flyerdelphia
20 days ago  |  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
24 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
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

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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