Photos courtesy of NASDAQ

I suppose this is what it looks like to figuratively give New York the middle finger?

The Flyers opened the NASDAQ this morning as part of a ceremony to usher in the start of the NHL playoffs. Somewhere, the New York Rangers probably aren't too thrilled. I suppose when you're owned by Comcast, a company traded on the NASDAQ, you can open the market whenever you damn well please.


There's liiiiiiitle Mariano Rivera in the upper left

This six-story high video billboard was up in Times Square for an hour.

Here's video of the incredibly awkward shenanigans. The highlight was the master of ceremonies, who claimed to be a Flyers fan, getting flummoxed by Ian Laperriere's name and calling him "Ian."