The Philadelphia Flyers continue to be referred to on occasion as "The Broad Street Bullies." While it's nice that the nickname lives on, and sometimes it is appropriate, as the team does still tend to play with a chip on their collective shoulder, the recent teams are nowhere near as ferocious or feared as the Bullies of yore.
A team the likes of the Broad Street Bullies will never be seen again in the NHL. Some will say that is a good thing, while some fans of old-time hockey will say that's a very bad thing.
What made that team so special, so great, so feared? What made them so memorable that even today, closing in on 40 years since they took the ice, we speak of them?
What follows are 11 things that made the Broad Street Bullies great.