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The internet was not impressed with the Philadelphia Flyers’ new mascot

The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled a new mascot on Monday. The court of public opinion — also known as Twitter — did not give the mascot its unwavering support.

In fact, it was quite the opposite.

Looking like something between the Montreal Canadiens’ “Youppi!” and the Philadelphia Phillies’ “Phanatic,” Gritty is a big orange blob of vague biological makeup. In fact, “big orange blob” is about as specific as one could get in describing just what this creature is.

It’s also wearing a Flyers jersey, black shorts and hockey skates.

The Flyers’ rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins, were among the first to chime in on the announcement.

Others on social media offered their jokes and opinions:

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