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01-30-2011, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by JLHockeyKnight View Post
Hammer. Meet Nail.

It's also hard to suggest the Flyers are a "boring" team when they're top 5 in ratings and ticket sales. If it was boring, people wouldn't come.

I was always under the impression that's why there are a lot of Flyers fans in Canada...their style of play drew in fans, even outside of Philly.
100% correct. Especially Western Canada, the Flyers got a lot of fans out here during the Bullies days because of their style of play and there were no Western Canadian NHL teams yet. Also, there are/have been lots of Flyers from Western Canada going back to the glory days especially.

I was in Philly at the beginning of December and after a Flyers game vs the Bruins, we ran into another group of Flyers fans at our hotel who were from Alberta. Small world.

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