Hockey world roasts Flyers' creepy new mascot


What ... is that thing?

On Monday, the Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot, "Gritty", the franchise's first foray into a furry fanatic since the short-lived days of "Slapshot".

While the Flyers are apparently satisfied with the look of their new friend, the response on social media wasn't nearly as positive:

Of course, the award for least kid-friendly mascot may still belong to the Edmonton Oilers:

Flyers fans will get their first chance to see "Gritty" up close at Philadelphia's Oct. 9 home opener against the San Jose Sharks.

Hockey world roasts Flyers' creepy new mascot
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