Ray Shero HHOF speech for his father

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  1. SgtJoseph*

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    I thought tonight's HHOF ceremony was really well done. Ray Shero did a nice job tonight on behalf of his father Fred Shero who i know would be very proud . Brendon Shannahan was terrific as well, his speech was really outstanding and i could tell by the crowd it was very well received. IT was great seeing many of the old Flyers attending the ceremony !
     
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    Mentioned in other thread, Ray did a fantastic job and spoke very well of the Flyers. Glad in 2 days can go back to hating him :). Was very impressed with him and was great to see all the Flyers there and how so many talked about that team .
     
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    http://www.nhl.com/ice/blogpost.htm?id=22598&navid=DL|NHL|home

    VIDEO of the ceremony: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=53&id=482749&navid=nhl:topheads
     
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    They had Bernie on the NHL Network talking about Shero & he said when he first came back to the Flyers after being brought in from Toronto the Flyers were practicing & Shero called Bernie over to the bench & told him "I know nothing about goaltending, so you're on your own". :laugh:
     
  5. SgtJoseph*

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    That's outstanding ! If my memory serves me right, Bernie gave up like 7 or 8 goals his first game back with the Flyers........He tightened his game up shortly there after ! lol
     
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    Good memory. Preseason game, it was 7-0 and he was pulled in the first period. I forget Shero's exact line but he said something along "He was so bad, they scored seven goals on six shots..."
     
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    It was a wonderful speech - I was in tears!
     
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    great speech
     
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    did Clarke speak at this too?

    i missed it, any video?
     
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    Ray's speech brought a few tears to my eyes. Brought back a lot of great memories and the story about Bernie was classic. Dam I wish Bobby Clarke could have played forever.
     
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    CharlieGirl Thank you Mr. Snider

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    This. THIS. THIS.

    Seeing that many of the 74-75 Flyers there to honour Shero is what got me. Fred was right - they have walked and continue to walk together. 40 years later, and there they are.
     
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    The best part of his speech is that he forgot to congratulate Chelios at the beginning. :laugh:

    Ray did a great job. His dad would have been proud.
     
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    Is was great to how Shanny mentioned that he hoped that his Wings team mates would be like the FLyers still after 40 years !
     
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    Great speech given by Ray and all the inductees. Hats off to Snider for flying all the Flyers to Toronto for the induction. Class move.
     
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    Finally got to see this. I teared up a little.
     
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    I got to watch this just now. Man that was something. Great speech by him.
     
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    Same here
     
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    Great speach. You could see Clarkie tearing up a little and Bernie's reaction with the boat story was cool.
     

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