Flyers Primary Logo
The Philadelphia Flyers have been a staple of the NHL since 1967, and their iconic logo has become synonymous with the team's success. Jerry Wolman designed the original logo in 1966 when he purchased the franchise from Ed Snider. It featured a stylized "P" over an orange and black shield - colors chosen to represent both Philadelphia's sports teams and its city flag at that time. This design would remain unchanged for nearly 20 years until 1984 when it received a slight update to make it more modern while maintaining its classic look.
In 1992, after several failed attempts at redesigning their primary logo, the Flyers unveiled what is now known as their “Flying P,” which features two wings on either side of an orange circle containing an interlocking “PHF” (for Philly Hockey Fans). This new design was meant to be more symbolic of flight than just being another letter-based logo like so many other teams had adopted around this time period, thus giving them something unique they could call their own without sacrificing any brand recognition or familiarity with fans who had grown up watching hockey in Philly for decades before then.
Today this same Flying P remains one of the most recognizable logos across all professional sports leagues worldwide and continues to serve not only as a reminder but also tribute to those who helped build a foundation upon which the current franchise stands today – from owners such as Ed Snider & Jerry Wolman down to players like Bobby Clarke & Bernie Parent whose names are forever etched into history books thanks part due unforgettable contributions made wearing Orange & Black uniforms adorned by Flying P emblem we know love today!
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2000 - Present
A black P-Wing with an orange circle in the middle. The Flyers classic orange and black winged-P that oozes hard-nosed hockey and harkens back to the Broad Street Bullies days. The letter “P” stands for the city of Philadelphia.
1968 - 1999
The first Flyer’s logo was designed by Sam Ciccone, a designer with an ad firm located in Philadelphia, but the colors have their own roots. Bill Putnam, who owned a share of the team and helped land Philadelphia its NHL franchise, was a University of Texas graduate and took the colors from his alma mater. The letter “P” stands for the city of Philadelphia.