Thread: Speculation: Could the Flyers ever retire #68?
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11-12-2011, 05:01 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.
Pelles death was tragic. Mistakes were made, but that shouldn't take away from the fact it was and always will be a tragic death. 31 may never hang in the rafters, but there will never be another Flyers goalie to wear it.

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