A Philadelphia Flyers Fan’s View from the 2010 Winter Classic

January 5th, 2010 by Bill Sudell Leave a reply »
Despite the outcome, the 2010 Winter Classic was a thrill, as well as a once in a lifetime experience for the thousands of Flyers fans who made the trip to Fenway Park.
Philly fans once again were out in full force for a road game. Boston fans were commenting on how they had never seen their city taken over like that. If there were 40,000 in Fenway on New Year's Day, at least 15,000 of them, if not more, were wearing orange. 
Flyers fans were all over New England:

The flight up on Thursday morning was packed with orange and black. One guy got on the plane wearing a Cam Neely t-shirt and got booed. In line at the supermarket in Scituate, MA on New Year's Eve, two separate guys turned around to me and yelled Let's Go Flyers!  On the train ride in to the game from the South Shore suburbs of Boston, at least 10 other Flyers fans were waiting at the station along with me. Lansdowne Street behind the Green Monster before the game was overtaken by orange. The coolest thing was seeing fans on top of the Monster looking down at fans on the street and chanting Let's Go Flyers back and forth at each other. Amazing. Inside the park, I ...

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