VOORHEES, N.J. (CBS) — It has been a long campaign season and on Election Day, the Flyers were on the ice practicing. Tuesday’s game and the season weren’t the only thing on the minds of the squad. Of course, they had their thoughts on the face-off between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Some of the guys discussed their opinions on a contentious campaign.READ MORE: GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia RegionSchwarber Hits 3-Run HR, Harper-Less Phils Beat Padres 8-5
“I don’t think I want to touch that with a 10-foot poll,” Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol told the media. “It’s been an interesting campaign. I’ll leave it at that.”
Wayne Simmonds weighed in, sharing his take on Republican nominee Donald Trump. “The things that I’ve heard Mr. Trump say…I don’t know. I think it’s kind of out of this world. I don’t think anyone like that should be president.”MORE NEWS: Viewing Underway For Fallen Firefighter Lt. Sean Williamson In South Philadelphia: 'It's A Terrible Tragedy'
Hakstol made it clear that he will be casting a vote in this election. “That’s everybody’s duty if we want to have to say; if we either want to be positive or if we want to complain about something we should be part of the process.”