Comcast Corp. says it has a deal to purchase the late Ed Snider’s share of the Philadelphia Flyers’ parent company. Company officials said Thursday that they will purchase Snider’s 24 percent stake in Comcast Spectacor, giving it 100 percent ownership of the company. Terms were not disclosed.
- 1 Who is the original owner of Philadelphia Flyers?
- 2 Did Ed Snider own the Sixers?
- 3 What happened to the 1976 Philadelphia Flyers?
- 4 Who owns Comcast Spectacor?
- 5 Who is Flyers GM?
- 6 Did the Flyers beat the Soviets?
- 7 Have the Philadelphia Flyers won a Stanley Cup?
- 8 What can you bring into a Flyers game?
Who is the original owner of Philadelphia Flyers?
Ed Snider’s emergence as a leader in the Philadelphia sports market started in 1964 as vice president with the Philadelphia Eagles. Two years later, he transformed sports in the City of Philadelphia when he mortgaged his home to establish a National Hockey League franchise as the founder of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Did Ed Snider own the Sixers?
He formerly owned the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, and was part-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
What happened to the 1976 Philadelphia Flyers?
The 1976–77 Philadelphia Flyers season was the Philadelphia Flyers’ tenth season in the National Hockey League (NHL). They finished first in the Patrick Division with a record of 48 wins, 16 losses, and 16 ties for 112 points.
Who owns Comcast Spectacor?
Born in Washington and the son of a grocery-store chain owner, Snider had a net worth that was reported at $2.5 billion by celebritynetworth.com.
Who is Flyers GM?
Allen served the longest single stint, 14 seasons, as Flyers GM while Bob Clarke served the most seasons (19) over two stints. Chuck Fletcher is the team’s current general manager and was named to the position on December 3, 2018.
Did the Flyers beat the Soviets?
Matt Pavelich who was the linesman at that game approached the Soviet bench and saw Clarence Campbell and Alan Eagleson heading to the Soviet dressing room and did not see Ed Snider going with them. They eventually complied and lost 4–1. The Flyers were the only NHL team that managed to defeat the Red Army that year.
Have the Philadelphia Flyers won a Stanley Cup?
Philadelphia Flyers, American professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia that plays in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Flyers have won two Stanley Cup championships (1974, 1975).
What can you bring into a Flyers game?
Only small wallets, clutches (not to exceed 4.5” x 6.5” with or without handle), medically-required bags, and parenting bags are permitted and will be subject to an X-ray scan and visual security check. Oversized bags can be stored in lockers located on the Broad Street side of the building.