Oh, Gritty. It feels like yesterday and yet forever since you first crawled out of the basement of our collective unconscious and into the Philadelphia Flyers arena.
Gritty’s accomplished a bit more than the average one-year-old: he marched in a Pride Parade, became the icon for the anti-fascism movement, and tied up a Penguins fan with an electrical cord. Oh, the memories…
Let’s take a look back at Gritty’s first year of ‘life’ and see how he’s celebrating his special day.