The ad, sponsored by the City of Brotherly Love’s major tourism office, references the Flyers' series wins over the Devils, Bruins and Canadiens and basically places Lord Stanley's Cup into the Flyers' hands possibly prematurely.
“We LOVE the Flyers and we can’t help but give Chicago a little good-natured ribbing,” said GPTMC’s Caroline Bean.
This is of course in no way mean-spirited like the Boston's moustache ads that had many in Philly -- including NBC Philadelphia’s Vai Sikahema -- up in arms.
GPTMC was talking to the Chicago Tourism folks, according to Bean. So don’t be surprised to see a response soon from the folks in the Windy City.
For good measure the folks at GPTMC will be printing up 750 posters and 400 T-shirts before Game 3 Wednesday in Philly.
We will give this one to Philly. Now how about the Cup?
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