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The Flyers Will Honor the Late Ed Snider with a Statue

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Ed Snider, who founded the Philadelphia Flyers in 1967, is getting his own statue in front of the Wells Fargo Center.

Mr. Snider brought his vision of professional hockey to the city of Philadelphia and brought two championships with the Broad Street Bullies in 1974 and 1975. Unfortunately, Mr. Snider passed away April 11th 2016 at the age of 83 after a battle with Bladder Cancer.

Mr. Snider built the spectrum and has kept hockey in the city of Philadelphia for a long time bringing much happiness to the citizens of the city.

The statue will be unveiled on October 19th this year which coincides with the Flyers first home game in 1967.

Mr. Snider will forever be immortalized at the home of the Flyers with his own 9 foot bronze statue. Without Mr. Snider, there is no hockey in Philadelphia.

 


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