The Philadelphia Flyers have found their soul again. A new regime under Alain Vigneault can be summarized in one simple statement: AV has rekindled a fire and style of play that was beginning to burn out in Philadelphia. Years of playoff heartbreak, goaltending carousels, and a youth infusion saw a physical style of hockey that […]Read more "Flyers finally have the missing piece to complete their physicality puzzle"
It’s September 24, 2018. The Flyers hold a press conference to unveil the wildly anticipated debut of their new mascot. Aside from those involved, nobody knows what to expect. Almost two years later, people still don’t know what to expect, honestly. The event commenced, and we were greeted with two words by the newest mascot […]Read more "Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery, Right Gritty?"
Hey, you. Yes, you. Are you annoyed about the new changes to the Philly Phanatic? Does the slightest sight of the “New Phanatic” send you into a blind rage? I have one more question for you. Why? Look at it. What change is so offensive? I see hardly see the difference. He’s got stars in […]Read more "Why have Phillies’ changes to the Phanatic caused such a stir?"
The recent construction and renovations at the Wells Fargo Center open up a lot of new opportunities for Flyers fans- including the beautiful Center City Club Restaurant & Lounge, the new all-inclusive Flyers experience. However, fans and non-hockey-watchers can probably agree, the best thing to come out of the Wells Fargo Center construction was the […]Read more "Looking back on Gritty’s first year as the Flyers’ mascot"
What time is it? It’s Gritty time! “It me.” The Flyers struck gold on September 24, 2018, the day Gritty was born. Since then, Gritty has been on every talk show known to man, has run naked during a game, and has propelled himself down from the rafters of the Wells Fargo Center. Gritty just […]Read more "The Insane Gritty Word Art by Dan Duffy: This Should Pump Flyers Fans Up"
Claude Giroux is a class act on and off the ice. He and his wife Ryanne, welcomed the new addition to the Flyers family yesterday. Giroux is not only a leader on the ice, but he will be a leader at home, as well. Gritty couldn’t have been happier for the Giroux family. He’s officially […]Read more "Flyers Gritty Officially Becomes An Uncle"
It all started with muffins. Twitter user @Hinx warned @Ron to steer clear of Evander Kane at last year’s trade deadline. Using some profanity along the way, she advised @Ron to go, “Go get a f***ing snack, maybe like a really yummy blueberry muffin, and stay off the phone.” “So, it all started with muffins.” […]Read more "Flyers Twitter GM @Ron reminisces fondly about his time with the club"
Early Monday morning, Twitter was graced by the presence of the National Hockey League’s newest mascot. What ensued shortly thereafter, was borderline hysteria. Many people took the serious route, proclaiming their disdain for the new Philadelphia personality. Yeah sorry. I don’t care what kind of publicity we’re getting or the fact that it’s so awkward […]Read more "Gritty’s first day with the Flyers was interesting to say the least…"
The Philadelphia Flyers debuted their long awaited mascot today and no one expected what followed. A long shaggy-haired orange googly-eyed creature now graces the grounds of the Wells Fargo Center. His name is Gritty and he’ll wear 00’s. I’m going to be honest with you. I’m not usually a Flyers writer, but this event felt […]Read more "New Flyers mascot Gritty is here to stay, so let’s give him a chance!"