Philadelphia Flyers unveil their new mascot, a clumsy 7ft creature called Gritty, to mixed reviews

Mail Online | 9/25/2018 | Jennifer Smith For
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The Philadelphia Flyers' odd-looking new mascot isn't receiving the love the team may have hoped for when they revealed him on Monday.

Gritty was excitedly unveiled yesterday on the team's social media accounts as the first mascot they have ever had.

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He is 7ft tall, has fuzzy orange hair, googly eyes and a wide, permanently fixed smile.

His confronting appearance sent Twitter into overdrive with many likening him to a horror movie character.

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It didn't get better when, during Monday night's game, he struggled to stay on his feet on the ice and started shooting people with a t-shirt gun at point blank range.

Critics blasted Gritty's 'creepy' look and said he had the 'worst name ever.'

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Others said he looked like a drug addict and would scare children away at games.

Some tried to compare...
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