From Peter Mucha of the Philadelphia Inquirer:
"This will be the final year of the Spectrum," Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider announced this morning.
"This has been one of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make," he said. "The Spectrum is my baby. It's one of the greatest things that has ever happened to me, but after a lot of thinking and discussions, we all feel it is in our best interest to close the Spectrum at the conclusion of the upcoming 2008-09 Philadelphia Phantoms and Kixx seasons."
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Many Flyers fans experienced their best years watching games at the Spectrum.