Alumni Game Time Changed to 3pm

NHL ANNOUNCES NEW 3PM ET START TIME FOR MOLSON CANADIAN 2012 NHL ALUMNI GAME ON DEC 31ST

The National Hockey League (NHL®), in conjunction with the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers, today announced that the Molson Canadian 2012 NHL Alumni Game will change the original 1 p.m. ET start time on Saturday, Dec. 31, to 3 p.m. ET.

The delayed start time decision was based on tomorrow’s weather forecast and should make for
optimal game conditions for players and fans.

All tickets to the Molson Canadian 2012 NHL Alumni Game will continue to be honored and all ticket holder agreement language remains unchanged.

The following is a list of changes for fans based on the new 3 p.m. ET start time:

Gates to Citizens Bank Park will now open at 1 p.m. ET

Sports Complex Parking Lots now open at 9 a.m. ET

Spectacor Plaza remains open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

Fan Zone Store at the Wells Fargo Center will be open from 9 a.m - 3 p.m. ET

Comcast Sportsnet Coverage of 2012 Winter Classic

Countdown to Classic Specials, Plus Live Broadcasts of the Legends and Phantoms Games Live Pregame and Postgame Shows for Legends and Winter Classic Games

Ticket Contest for Winter Classic Tickets and VIP Package

PHILADELPHIA(December 21 , 2011) - Comcast SportsNet, the leader in local sports coverage, today announced comprehensive coverage of the Philadelphia Flyers preparation for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, pitting the Flyers against the Rangers at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012. ComcastSportsNet will air daily Countdown to a Classic reports in “SportsNite”beginning on Sunday, December 25, plus two 30-minute specialsrecounting the history between the teams and previewing the games.

In addition to airing the Legends game, Comcast SportsNet will air live pre and postgame programs for both the Legends game and the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic game. The Comcast Network will air the Adirondack Phantoms vs. Hershey Bears from Citizens Bank Parkon Friday, January 6.

Countdown to A Classic
Beginning on Sunday,December 25, Comcast SportsNet will air daily Countdown to a Classic segments in “SportsNite” and “DailyNews Live.” These segments will feature little known Winter Classic facts, trivia, interviews with past players, ballpark preparations, etc.

Comcast SportsNet will also air two “Countdown to a Classic” half-hour specials on Sunday,December 25 at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 1 at 7 p.m. and 11:30p.m. The December 25 program will be hosted by John Boruk and Lisa Hillary, and will focus on the history and traditions surrounding this yearly outdoor game. The January 1 program, hosted by Jim Jackson and Lisa Hillary, will examine the story lines leading up to the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.

The Orange Line
Comcast SportsNet’s weekly Flyers magazine show, “The Orange Line” will focus on the Winter Classic. On Monday, December 26 at 7 p.m. host Lisa Hillary will examine the Flyers/Rangers Rivalry as the two franchises get set to meet in the Winter Classic, plus fans will get an inside look at the making of IlyaBryzgalov's Winter Classic mask and former Flyer Jeremy Roenick talks about his return to Philadelphia for the Legends Game. “The Orange Line”airing on Tuesday, January 3 at 7 p.m. will recap all the events around the Winter Classic.

Behind Enemy Lines
Comcast SportsNet will go Behind Enemy Lines with the Madison Square Garden Network on SportsNite beginning on Friday, December 30and continue through Monday, January 2. Fans will hear from Rangers’ insiders, beat writers, etc. to get the inside scoop on the Rangers’ preparation for the game.

Legends Game Coverage
Comcast SportsNet will broadcast the Legends game on Saturday, December 31 at 1 p.m. pitting the Philadelphia Flyers alumni, including Comcast SportsNet’s Rick Tocchet, plus Eric Lindros, Marc Recchi and Bernie Parent, against the New York Rangers Alumni featuring Mark Messier, Brian Leetch and John Vanbiesbrouck. Live coverage begins with “Flyers Pregame Live” at 12:30 featuring John Boruk,Lisa Hillary, Al Morganti and Bill Clement. Calling the game on Comcast SportsNet will be Flyers broadcaster Jim Jackson and NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes with Steve Coates and Al Trautwig reporting from the Flyers and Rangers’ benches, respectively. “FlyersPostgame Live” will air immediately after the game.

WinterClassic Day of Game Coverage
Comcast SportsNet will air “Flyers Pregame Live” with Michael Barkann, Rick Tocchet, SteveCoates, Jackson, Boruk, Hillary, Morganti and Clement live from Citizens Bank Park beginning at Noon on Monday, January 2. NBC will carry the game live at 1 p.m.with Comcast SportsNet’s “Flyers Postgame Live” airing immediately following the game. Bill Clement will host a chat on CSNPhilly.com during the Winter Classic game broadcast.

2010Winter Classic Replay
On Saturday, December 31at 6:30 p.m. and Monday, January 2 at 10 a.m., Comcast SportsNet will replay the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic featuring the Flyers vs. Bruins from Fenway Park.

Phantoms Game
The Comcast Network will air the Adirondack Phantoms vs. Hershey Bears game from Citizens Bank Park on Friday, January 6at 7 p.m. Former Phantoms radio voice Brian Smith and Philadelphia Flyer forward Ian Laperriere will call the game.

CSNPhilly.com
Fans can log onto www.csnphilly.com/winterclassic for analysis and predictions from Tim Panaccio, Bill Clement, Steve Coates, Jim Jackson, Sarah Baicker and others.Plus fans will hear from Flyers Alumni, get Winter Classic tailgating tips, discuss the best places to watch the game, and many other fun ideas around the Winter Classic.

Winter Classic Ticket and VIP Experience Giveaway
Fans can enter at www.facebook.com/CSNPhilly or at CSNPhilly.com(Keyword: Winter Classic) for the Ultimate 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Sweepstakes Grand Prize which includes: two (2) Tickets & VIP Fan Experience for Two (2) to the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, two (2)Tickets & VIP Fan Experience for Two (2) to the Legends Game on December 31and two (2) Tickets & VIP Fan Experience for Two (2) to Phantoms vs.Hershey on January 6. The contest ends Tuesday, December 27 at 11:59 p.m.

McFadden’s Ball Park Presents : The New Years Eve Classic

Orange & Black themed New Years Eve Party at the Stadiums

• McFadden’s @ the Ball Park, Philadelphia
• Saturday, December 31st, 2011
• 9:00 pm – 2:00 am
• Win Tickets to the NHL Winter Classic
• Party with former Flyers star JEREMY ROENICK
• 5 hr Open Bar
• Buffet
• Custom “Orange & Black” rally towels for all attendees
• Come in Orange & Black for Prizes!
• Price: $85
• FOR TICKETS : http://philadelphia.cities2night.com/events/details/185841/0/new-year-s-eve-classic-at-mcfadden-s-ballpark-5-hour-open-bar-party

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
There’s a pretty important hockey game happening down at Citizens Bank Park New Year’s Weekend. It will be our ORANGE & BLACK versus that other team from New York. So, McFadden’s & philly2night.com have teamed up to bring you the New Year’s Eve 2012 Classic. We’ll have a 5-Hour Open Bar with food buffet. Plus, you’ll be partying with former Flyers star Jeremy Roenick.

For this amazing night we will have the outside area of McFadden’s tented with multiple bars & food stations. Professional and Complimentary Coat Check Service. Tickets are on sale now for $85.00, but they will increase next week so buy now. This event will SELL OUT. The Philadelphia sports complex will be alive with action all weekend…so ring in the New Year the right way. See you at McFadden’s Ballpark for the New Year’s Eve 2012 Classic.

Tickets Include:
-Meet former Flyers star JEREMY ROENICK
-Enter to win Two Official Packages to the 2012 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic
-5 hr Open Bar
- Non-Stop Party Rock, Top40, and Mash-up with DJ Cappeci, DJ Harder & DJ Crix
- Keepsake NYE 2012 Classic Rally Towel
- Complimentary buffet stacked with delicious entrees
- Party favors
- Champagne toast at Midnight
- Coat check
- Stunning décor
Dress Code – Relaxed, please feel free to wear your orange and black

3 Great Prizes will be awarded for:
BEST ORANGE & BLACK Male Formal Wear Prize
BEST ORANGE & BLACK Female Formal Wear Prize
BEST FAN GEAR Attire – Male or Female

PLUS: One Lucky person will going home with 2 Official Packages to the 2012 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic – courtesy of Global Event Forum.
(Global Event Forum is an official partner of the NHL. Official Travel Packages and Tickets are available by calling 1-877-678-8282. You must mention McFadden’s and Philly2Night)

Have questions? Want to book a private area? Contact Mark Maggi - mmaggi@mcfaddensballpark.com

Philly2night provides and informs you with the best events going on around Philadelphia. Need something to do, or someplace to go? Philly2night will shed light on the best bars, clubs and restaurants that you need to be at! Already servicing several locations, Cities2night which is Philly2night’s parent company, is growing into one of the best guides for fun. For more information visit the website at: http://philly.cities2night.com/.

Comcast Sportsnet Training Camp Coverage

Comcast SportsNet, the home of the Philadelphia Flyers, has complete coverage of the 2011 Flyers Training camp including preseason games, a live taping of "Meet the Flyers" and extensive on-air and online coverage. Comcast SportsNet's news team will have extensive daily coverage of Flyers Training Camp in the network's signature news program, "SportsNite." In addition Flyers' players, coaches and front office personnel will join "Daily News Live" to discuss the latest news on the team throughout the preseason. CSNPhilly.com has additional Flyers coverage with daily articles from Flyers Insider Tim Panaccio, plus photo galleries and daily videos interviews with players and coaches.

Meet The Flyers
"Meet The Flyers," presented by Virtua, is a one-hour television special on Comcast SportsNet that offers fans a sneak preview of the upcoming season and allows fans to get to know the Philadelphia Flyers. The show will be taped in front of a live studio audience on Sunday, September 18th at 2 p.m. at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ.
Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Seating is limited and will begin at 12:30 p.m.

"Meet The Flyers," will be hosted by Comcast SportsNet's Jim Jackson and Keith Jones, along with Steve Coates and Lisa Hillary. The entire Flyers team will appear live including: Chris Pronger, Danny Briere, Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek, Jaromir Jagr, Brayden Schenn, Kimmo Timonen, Braydon Coburn, Andrej Meszaros, Matt Carle, Oskars Bartulis, Andreas Lilja, Ilya Bryzgalov, Scott Hartnell, Max Talbot, Jody Shelley, Andreas Nodl, Ben Holmstrom, Claude Giroux and James van Riemsdyk.

Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren and Head Coach Peter Laviolette will also be part of the program.

"Meet The Flyers" will debut on the Comcast Network on Wednesday, September 21 at 9:30 p.m., and replay on the following dates and times:

Comcast SportsNet
Friday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 24 at 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 25 at 6 p.m.
Monday, September 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 29 at 4 p.m.
Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m.
Sunday, October 2 at 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 4 at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, October 5 at 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 6 at 4 p.m.
Saturday, October 8 at 5 p.m.

The Comcast Network
Friday, September 23 at 11 p.m.
Sunday, September 25 at 6 p.m.

"Meet The Flyers" will also be available to Comcast On Demand customers beginning on Sunday, September 25.

Preseason Games
Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network will air three Flyers preseason games in high definition.

The schedule is below:
Wednesday, September 21 at 7 p.m. Flyers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
Monday, September 26 at 7 p.m. Flyers vs. NY Rangers
Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. Flyers vs. NJ Devils