When you’re gone, it’s what you leave behind that can define a legacy. Ed Snider has certainly left behind quite a legacy.
A franchise turning 50 years old next season. Two Stanley Cups and six other trips to the Stanley Cup Final. A host of players that are legends in the Orange and Black.
On the forefront, you saw the Flyers, his team. The Philadelphia Flyers will celebrate their 50th anniversary season in 2016-17, a testament to the longevity of taking a risk in 1967. But in recent years, Snider’s next most important contribution to Philadelphia was the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation.