Several weeks back, we asked our beloved Twitter followers who were their most loved and hated Flyers of the past decade. It led to some great names and some great discussion. Well it got us thinking. In the doldrums that is August in the hockey world — not to mention the impending doom of a lockout — we decided to put together a tournament; poll style!
We’ve compiled the responses for both the Loved and Hated categories, and seeded them according to our whims and wishes. What you see before you is the result of our efforts. While we may not necessarily agree with some of the nominations, the people have spoken!
Over the past three weeks we’ve presented a new match-up each weekday until we arrived at our winners. On Friday, the Finals were held between Simon Gagne and Claude Giroux in the “Loved” bracket and Dan Carcillo and Arron Asham in the “Hated” bracket. In both cases, it was a fairly lopsided victory.
Simon Gagne was voted the most loved Flyer of the past decade; while Dan Carcillo was voted the most hated.