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Gritty Nominated Himself for TIME’s Person of the Year

TIME magazine has chosen a Person of the Year annually since 1927. Every year, leading up to the publication’s announcement, the country thinks long and hard […]

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Gift-Wrapping Gritty Will Get You Hyped for the Holidays

Ah, Philly: Where, when the holidays roll around, we head to the Christmas Village, break out our jawnaments, and — now — watch our beloved […]

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Our Beloved Gritty Is Officially One Month Old

Gritty celebrated a very special day on Wednesday: His one-month birthday. Just 30 days ago, on Sept. 24, 2018, our beloved orange mess of a creature […]

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Because of Course Gritty Was On Jimmy Fallon Last Night

We know, we know. We’ve written a lot about Gritty since his debut on Monday. (This is actually our fourth Gritty-related piece, if you’re counting.) But […]

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10 Tweets That Prove Gritty Is Better at the Internet Than You

Philly is still somewhat divided on the new Flyers mascot, Gritty. We all can agree that he (it?) is frightening. And yet some of us […]

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Who’s Got the Worst Mascot: The Flyers or the Please Touch Museum?

When the Flyers unveiled their new mascot on Monday morning, Philadelphia collectively shrieked — and for most of us, these were yelps of terror. Join us in welcoming […]

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The Flyers Are Retiring Eric Lindros’s Number

As a Philly sports fan that cut his teeth in the 1990s, Eric Lindros was an early hero of mine. When healthy, the former Flyers […]

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Former Flyer Mark Recchi Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Longtime Flyers winger Mark Recchi was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday, joining former linemate and Ellio’s Pizza commercial co-star Eric Lindros […]

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Flyers Host Disabled Man Assaulted In Viral Video

I was so distraught the first time I saw the video of those awful kids sucker punching Mark Smith, an intellectually disabled Cheltenham man. The […]

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Snider Family Plans Marijuana Farm in Far Northeast

Perhaps one day the Flyers will score for an ounce of marijuana instead of a case of Tastykakes. Snider Health, a company founded by the […]

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Flyer Wayne Simmonds Wins All-Star Game MVP

Wayne Simmonds, the longtime Flyers winger who was acquired by the team in a trade with the Kings in 2011, made the best of his […]

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Let’s Talk About This Photo of Joe Biden Eating Ice Cream at the Flyers Game

Thanks for joining us tonight @JoeBiden! This cone’s on us 🍦 pic.twitter.com/duiMb32eca — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) December 22, 2016 On Wednesday night, the Flyers defeated […]

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City Will Lease Mayor’s Box at Wells Fargo Center to Help Fund Schools

The city will lease the so-called “Mayor’s Suite” at the Wells Fargo Center for $100k annually – and the revenue, which will likely exceed that, will go toward […]

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How the Flyers Became the Hottest Team in Hockey

At the start of the Christmas shopping season, the Flyers didn’t look like they were going to bring Philadelphia much holiday cheer. They were incredibly […]

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Flyers Fans Have Been Woo-ing, and Players Are Angry

On Tuesday night, the Flyers beat the Bruins in a nine-round shootout after the teams tied at 2. But that was not the biggest story […]