Thread: Speculation: Could the Flyers ever retire #68?
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11-12-2011, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by MsWoof View Post
The only numbers that should be retired are those of long time - like ten years or more - players, or of players that died. And even dead players would have to have been members for more than a season and the death would have had to been tragic, which is why Pelle's number won't, and shouldn't, be. Retired.
Umm, Pelle played with the team for several seasons, and his death was tragic...unless I'm missing sarcasm in your post?

And Ashbee's was retired after playing only 4 seasons with the Flyers (+ asst coach for one). If I'm not mistaken his number was retired before he died (or was even diagnosed with cancer).

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