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...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers owner Ed Snider on the Olympics: 'I hate them'

Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider is not often one to hold back with his comments and he certainly didn't when he addressed his frustration with the NHL's participation in the Olympics. I hate them. It's ridiculous, the whole thing is ridiculous,” Snider said. “I don't care if it is in Philadelphia, I wouldn't want to break up the league. I think it'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers chairman rips NHL's long Olympic break

The NHL regular season is heading into a temporary break due to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. And it's a break that Philadelphia Flyers Ed Snider chairman absolutely loathes.Speaking to Dan Gelston of the Associated Press, Snider said he "hates" the Olympic break, and added that the whole idea of a three-week furlough is "ridiculous.""It's ridiculous...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Panaccio: Who's That With Snider?

When I was a student at Penn State, there was a joke going 'round about Pope Paul VI. It's been too long for me to remember the specifics, but I do remember this: The punch line was, "So who was that guy with so-and-so?" The joke was some guy being more famous than the Pope and everyone knew him on sight. Instantly. Which brings me to Ed Snider, the most...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Owner Ed Snider is in Rome While His Team Loses

Picture sent by Fightin For Philly reader Matt Hinkie Flyers owner Ed Snider has taken the Flyers’ week long break to vacation in Rome. This picture is of FFP reader Matt Hinkie’s father, taken with Snider in a Rome hotel. Snider’s wife — his 4th one, whom he married in February of this year — apologizes for the team’s losses. With a team that is 1-7, has a shaky head...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ed Snider is Not Going To End the Lockout

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Ed SniderElliotte FriedmanGary BettmanThe Daily News has certainly gotten the hockey world’s attention this morning. According to Frank Seravalli, “Multiple sources confirmed to the Daily News on Friday that [Ed] Snider, once seen as a supporter of [NHL Commissioner Gary] Bettman’s push to rein in the players’ share of revenue...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Has Ed Snider Had Enough?

from Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News, Behind the scenes, there seems to be a seismic shift going on among the NHL's Board of Governors, also known as the group that Bettman answers to collectively. And Flyers chairman Ed Snider may be the big mover-and-shaker behind it all. Multiple sources confirmed to the Daily News on Friday that Snider, once seen...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers owner Snider 'disappointed' season on hold

On the 55th day of the NHL lockout, Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider finally had a good reason to hit the rink. Snider attended the grand opening of the fourth refurbished city rink as part of his youth hockey foundation, which provides free skating programs, ice hockey instruction, equipment and academic services to inner-city children. The neglected, open-air rinks have been...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Chairman Ed Snider Hopeful for Flyers’ Future

Ed Snider, chairman of the Philadelphia Flyers echoed some familiar sentiments on Tuesday when discussing the Flyers 2011-2012 season. With most Flyers fans left with nothing to talk about except lamenting the Devils-Kings Stanley Cup Finals that are set to start today, Snider looked to the future. Snider said that he was pleased with the team’s new direction and that he felt...
Via Philly Sports World
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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