Spectrum ice cut for the last time

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Philadelphia Flyers&#39; fans enter the Wachovia Spectrum to watch an NHL preseason hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, in Philadelphia. The Flyers played at the Spectrum, which will be demolished in 2009, from their inception in 1967 until the end of the 1995-96 season. &#40;AP Photo&#47;H. Rumph, Jr.&#41;</span></div>
April 27, 2009 9:01:00 AM PDT
It is the end of an era today at the famed Philadelphia Spectrum. Demolition crews are breaking up the ice for the final time. The Flyers and Phantoms won championships on the ice.

The word is that the water will be used inside some sort of souvenirs - possibly ice coasters.

The Spectrum will be demolished in the fall.

The site will become Philly Live - a retail, restaurant, and entertainment district.

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