The Founder and Chairman of the Philadelphia Flyers Ed Snider passed away early Monday morning and the emotions resulting from his passing are still very fresh. Flyers Radio Analyst Steve Coates spoke Tuesday afternoon about some of his thoughts on the late, great Ed Snider:
PHILADELPHIA (973espn.com) — Legendary Flyers chairman Ed Snider passed away at the age of 83 early Monday morning, just two days after his beloved team succeeded on an unlikely playoff push to end the 2015-16 NHL regular season.
"Our Dad was loved and admired for his big heart, generosity of spirit, and dedication to his family," his children said in a statement released by the Flyers..
PHILADELPHIA — When Lauren Hart got done singing “God Bless America,” the Flyers’ good luck charm since the 1970s, she brought her cell phone in front of her face and started blowing kisses.
Gotta give it to Ed Snider. The Flyers chairman wants to be patient. He knows that's what it's going to take to see results from GM 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...
Here's what you missed on the Sports Bash Saturday with Matt Hammond on May 3:
-- Chip Kelly's going to do something unconventional with the Eagles NFL Draft. But you have to trust him, however hard that may be.
-- Flyers fans excited about reports that Ron Hextall may take over as GM, Paul Holmgren's not their biggest problem...
After more than 25 years at Comcast-Spectacor, president and chief operating officer Peter Luukko has stepped down.
The move was announced in a press release Monday afternoon. The company, which owns the Flyers, bought out Luukko’s interest in the company so he could “pursue other entrepreneurial activities...