Hockey is not a sport for the faint of heart. If you are from Philadelphia, you already know that sports are lived and breathed in our city, and hockey is no different. This holiday season surprise your beloved Flyers fans with something special from my list of top 10 gifts for Philly hockey fans.
1. Philadelphia Flyers Collector’s Shot Glass Set
This set of four shot glasses will warm up the winter hockey season for any liquor drinking Flyers fan. Whether you like to slam it or sip it, your alcohol will look good in these unique Flyers shot glasses.
2. Flyers Bean Bag Chair
This comfy chair can be used to complete a Flyers themed bedroom, dorm room, or TV room. It’s the perfect seat in the house whether you are watching the Flyers game, or playing video games, just don’t hold us responsible if you fall asleep in the middle.
3. Philadelphia Flyers 10 Greatest Games Set
At just $58.00, you can give the Flyers fan in your life the 10 greatest games on DVD for him or her to watch at their leisure. These games were voted the 10 best by Philadelphia fans themselves and include the Broad Street Bullies winning Stanley Cup games from ’74 and ’75.
4. Flyers Ultimate Hand
This 3D foam finger puts Miley’s to shame, hence the name “Ultimate Hand” in place of the traditional foam finger. Stand out in the crowd with this huge orange hand at the next Flyers game!
5. Flyers iPad/iPad2 Fosmon Case
The world’s favorite iPad case has now gotten even better – with a Flyers logo. Dress your electronics in hockey style with this sleek iPad/iPad2 case.
6. Philadelphia Flyers Ladies Fleece Pants
This is something special for the ladies, their favorite piece of clothing ever: fleece sweatpants. Hockey season in Philly is cold and there is nothing better than comfortable black and orange sweatpants to show your team pride.
7. 1974-1975 Wool Dynasty Banner
Remembering the Flyers greatest achievements by sporting this Stanley Cup championship banner would be ideal for any Philly fan. A true tribute to one of the greatest teams that ever lived, the Broad Street Bullies.
8. Flyers Bottle Tote for 6-Pack
A clever little bag made for tailgates, keeping your drinks nice and frosty while representing your team on the side. It’s a more practical and discrete way to carry a 6-pack.
9. “Gone but Not Forgotten” Philadelphia Spectrum T-Shirt
Bark Tees has some of the raddest Philadelphia sports t-shirts around. Choosing one was somewhat hard for me, but I thought how appropriate a Philly Spectrum memorial shirt would be for Flyers fans who watched years of games there until 2010 when they knocked it down. A legendary building like the Spectrum will always be in the hearts of Philly fans.
10. Book: “100 Things Flyers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die.”
Philly resident and Flyers expert Adam Kimelman wrote this book outlining essential information for Flyers fans including memorable dates, achievements, player awards, and nicknames. Literally all things a Flyers fan should know are in this one book.
By now you should know exactly which gift you will be purchasing for that die-hard Philly Flyers fan in your life. Whether they enjoy reading, watching classic games, or throwing back a cold one, it’s on this top 10 list!