By Ian Bush

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ahead of this week’s opening of the “Xfinity Live” entertainment venue in the South Philadelphia sports complex, some Flyers legends helped drop the puck today on a bar and restaurant that bears their name.

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It’s called the Broad Street Bullies Pub.

“You have live music, great food, and it’s going to be good for different generations,” notes Flyers’ alumnus Bernie Parent, who took a seat at the rink-shaped bar and checked out the vintage posters commemorating their back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1974 and 1975.

Parent joined Bob Kelly and Joe Watson along a wall of pucks.

(Bob Kelly, on stepladder with tape measure at left, shares a laugh with teammates Joe Watson and Bernie Parent. Credit: Ian Bush)

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(Watson:)  “We’ll have a lot of functions here — a lot of alumni parties.”

It was a vote of confidence for this place built on sacred space for Flyers’ fans.

“When you sit down for a drink or sandwich here, you can talk Flyers’ trivia and old-time hockey, and really have a great time,” says Comcast-Spectacor spokesman Ike Richman, who adds that starting Friday you, too, can become a regular.  Those going to the Bruce Springsteen concerts at the Wells Fargo Center can get a preview of the Bullies Pub this Wednesday and Thursday.

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