On Wednesday, July 10, Flyers prospects will spend the day at the South Jersey shore to compete in the team's annual "Trial on the Isle".
Last year's program was different than past years and included training by Navy Seals and a kayak relay in the bay.
The 2013 edition will feature an all-new look to the event, however fans will still have an opportunity to watch future Flyers in action as well a chance to get autographs.Schedule of Events*:9:00 a.m -
The day begins at the 96th Street Beach with a run south toward the point and returning where it began. The run back will include physical challenges and team building activities. Fans are invited to watch and cheer the boys on. 10:15 a.m -
The action continues at the Stone Harbor Yacht Club on 83rd and Sunset for water challenges and more team building. 12:00 -
Young Flyers Fans are invited to the Stone Harbor Elementary School playground at for a Hooked On Hockey clinic with Scott Laughton, Samuel Morin and Jim McCrossin. 1:15 - 2:30
Prospects will be at the Stone Harbor Elementary School for a meet and greet autograph session. There is a nominal fee for this fund raising event which includes a team picture of the prospects for autographs.3:00 -
This year, there is a new twist on a way in which Flyers Fans can get in on the fun and the fund-raising. In place of the traditional charity softball game, the Flyers Prospects will be challenging fans to 4 on 4 beach volleyball. The minimum bid to play is $500. Proceeds from this event always stay local.*Participating teams will:
1. play in a Semi-Round Robin Tournament against Flyers prospects
2. receive a Trial On The Isle team signed volleyball
3. receive 4 tickets for the Post-Trial On The Isle Prospects dinner at the Yacht Club
4 receive 4 tickets to a Flyers Pre-Season game.
5. receive media coverage*Subject to change
Here is a look into the Flyers Video Archives and relive past 'Trials' featuring Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux and other Flyers as rookies...