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02-02-2010, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyHigh View Post
Eh, I don't think there's any harm recognizing some of the feats of those 80s teams.

I mean, those guys lost twice in the SCF to arguably the best team of the last 30 years led by the greatest player ever and in one of those, took them to 7 games even with a bunch of key players injured.

No harm in really recognizing some of the greats who played during that time, I think Howe really deserves it, he's criminally underrated.
I don't necessarily disagree, but it's abundantly clear where the organizations priorities lie, and I would be shocked to see a player who doesn't win the cup as a Flyer get his number retired by this team.

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