Friday Nights Fights: One Week Countdown

 

We are just one week away! On Friday, March 22, the Flyers Alumni will present a special night at 2300 Arena (2300 Swanson St., f/k/a the old ECW Arena for those local wrestling fans out there) in South Philadelphia. The event is called "Friday Night Fights: A Celebration of Old-Time Hockey". 

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Clement & Cote Assist on LV Winter Classic Goal

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The sixth annual Lehigh Valley Winter Classic will take place on January 26, 2019 at Bethlehem Ice Rink (345 Illick's Mill Rd) in Bethlehem, PA, starting at 8 a.m. and running until 9:00 p.m. ET.  The puck drop for the Lehigh Valley Polar Bears game is slated for 2:00 p.m. As they did last year, Flyers Alumni members Bill Clement and Riley Cote will be on hand to lend their support as ambassadors for and coaches at the event. Special guest Steve Coates will also be there to sign autographs and greet fans in attendance.

 

One hundred percent of the proceeds go to benefit Special Hockey of Lehigh Valley. 

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2019 Flyers Alumni vs. Snider Hockey Alumni Showdown

The Flyers Alumni will take to the ice as part of the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium SeriesTM weekend of events in a celebratory game with alumni from the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation (Snider Hockey). The game, billed as the Alumni Showdown, will take place on Friday, February 22 at 7 p.m. at the Class of '23 Arena on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Flyer Ties to Class of 1923 Arena Run Deep

 

From the earliest days of Philadelphia Flyers hockey organization until the team’s 1983 relocation of its training headquarters to Voorhees, NJ, the Class of 1923 Arena played a central role in the history of the Philadelphia Flyers. 

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Forbes Kennedy Honored in PEI

 

A PEI legend, early expansion era Flyers fan favorite tough guy Forbes Kennedy was born August 18, 1935 in Dorchester, New Brunswick and raised in Prince Edward Island (PEI). Bud Poile, the Philadelphia Flyers' first general manager, was already familiar with Kennedy at the time the new NHL team selected the forward from the Boston Bruins with the 87th overall pick of the 1967 Expansion Draft.

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