COMCAST SPORTSNET PROVIDES FANS WITH EXTENSIVE ON-AIR AND ONLINE COVERAGE OF PHILADELPHIA FLYERS TRAINING CAMP
Fans Invited to Meet The Flyers Taping on September 19
Philadelphia, PA (September 15, 2010) – Comcast SportsNet, the home of the Philadelphia Flyers, has complete coverage of the 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, including new Flyers beat reporter Lisa Hillary, will have extensive daily coverage of Flyers Training Camp in the network’s signature news programs, “SportsNite.” In addition Flyers’ players, coaches and front office personnel will join “Daily News Live” to discuss the latest news on the team as they look to return to the Stanley Cup Finals. 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 19th 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 1:30 p.m.
“Meet The Flyers,” will be hosted by Comcast SportsNet’s Gregg Murphy and Keith Jones, along with Steve Coates and Lisa Hillary. The entire Flyers team will appear live including: Chris Pronger, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Danny Briere, Kimmo Timonen, Claude Giroux, Scott Hartnell, Dan Carcillo, Ian Laperriere, Ville Leino, James Van Riemsdyk, Michael Leighton and Brian Boucher.
Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider, Comcast-Spectacor President Peter Luukko, Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren, and Head Coach Peter Laviolette will also be part of the program.
“Meet The Flyers” will debut on Comcast SportsNet on Thursday, September 23 at 9 p.m. and replay on the following dates and times:
Comcast SportsNet The Comcast Network
Sunday, September 26 at 9 p.m. Saturday, September 25 at 11 p.m.
Thursday, September 30 at 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 29 at 9:30pm
Friday, October 1 at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 3 at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, October 5 at 9 p.m. Sunday, October 10 at 3 p.m.
Thursday, October 7 at 4 p.m.
Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m.
“Meet The Flyers” will also be available to Comcast On Demand customers beginning on Monday, September 27.
Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network will air three Flyers preseason games in high definition. The schedule is below:
Tuesday, September 21 at 7 p.m.: Flyers vs. Devils on The Comcast Network
Wednesday, September 29 at 7 p.m.: Flyers vs. Islanders on The Comcast Network
Friday, October 1 at 7 p.m.: Flyers vs. Sabres on Comcast SportsNet