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Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, dump ‘God Bless America’ over racist songs

The Flyers are scrubbing connections with famed singer Kate Smith, whose music has become linked to the NHL team's success for many fans, as the club looks into racist lyrics in several of her songs. That includes covering a bronze statue of Smith that stands outside Xfinity Live! and removing her iconic recording of "God Bless America" from the Flyers' playlist.

Philadelphia Flyers mascot ‘Streaks’ through stadium pursued by security

The Philadelphia Flyers mascot found himself in trouble with security when he ‘streaked’ through the Lincoln Financial Field at a game on February 23. Gritty decided to remove the Flyers strip he donned for his appearance and then run like the wind.