GLENDALE AZ - NOVEMBER 27: Scottie Upshall #8 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates after Shane Doan (not pictured) scored a second period goal past goaltender Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on November 27 2010 in Glendale Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
We all knew Scottie Upshall loved Philadelphia. Most of Philadelphia seemed to love him too, for some reason I still don't completely understand. I mean, sure, I liked him as a player and he seemed like a good dude and everything, but with the way people still clamor for his return, you'd think he was Rod Brind'Amour or something.
In any event, Upshall loved it here. He cried when he left. Apparently, he can't "cut the cord." His Phoenix Coyotes are already in town ahead of Tuesday night's game at the Wells Fargo Center, and the ex-Flyer is meeting up with a few of his old teammates tonight in town.
And from Upshall's Twitter feed...
Back in Philly! Air feels good out here. Excited for Tuesday. Everyone got their tickets?!? The best restaurants in the world here too... Agh, I only have 2 nights... What to go w/? Thinking Morimoto 2nite and Amada 2morrow!
Tuesday will be Upshall's first game back in Philadelphia since the trade for Carcillo in March 2009.