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Fan Appreciation Night Set for March 8

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers to give away several great prizes during game

The Philadelphia Flyers are planning a special night to show their faithful fans how much they appreciate them during this Thursday's match up against the Florida Panthers (March 8 at 7 p.m. at Wachovia Center). Throughout the game, over 150 exciting prizes, including the coveted "Shirts-Off-Our-Backs," will be randomly awarded to fans in attendance at the game.

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"The Flyers have the most faithful and passionate fans in all of hockey," said Flyers Vice President of Marketing and Communications Shawn Tilger. "We are thrilled to plan a night devoted to thanking our fans for their continued support this season and over the past 40 years."

As fans enter the arena, each will receive a commemorate thank you card signed by members of the team and front office personnel. Members of the Delta Dental Ice team will also hand out 2,000 milkshake coupons and 1,000 plush cows courtesy of Chick-fil-A.

Three pre-selected fans, randomly picked from an online and write-in contest, will be given a key to start one of three Hummer H3s on the ice during the second intermission. The person holding the key which starts the one working Hummer H3 will drive away with the luxury vehicle.

Prizes to be randomly awarded to fans through the game include two 20" Sharp LCD televisions; ten 20" Toshiba TV/DVD combos; ten Sony DVD recorders; eight Sony Hi Powered mini Hi-Fi stereos; eight Sony 300 disc CD changers; ten iPod Nanos; six Panasonic digital cameras; five Gateway notebook laptops; five Microsoft Xbox 360s; four JVC camcorders; three Canon digital video camcorders; one XM satellite radio; one Keurig single-cup coffee brewer courtesy of Green Mountain; eight Sony wireless headphone sets; two Coor Table Sports custom tockey tables; two $100 gift certificates courtesy of The Capital Grille; ten $500 Best Buy gift cards; three autographed Flyers hockey sticks and various Flyers merchandise items.

In addition, fans will also have the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as a Sea Turtle Experience courtesy of The Adventure Aquarium; one period with broadcasters Jim Jackson and Steve Coates in the Comcast SportsNet booth; a behind the scenes look for one period in the Comcast SportsNet truck; one period with Lou Nolan at the scorer's table; a picture with the team during the team photo session; attend Coach Stevens' post-game press conference; post-game meet and greet; a behind the scenes tour during a Flyers game; tour of the Flyers locker room; attend a Flyers practice and take a shot on a goalie; meet Lauren Hart and watch her sing the anthem from the Zamboni tunnel during a game; and receive a single game press pass and eat in lower press with members of the media.

At the end of game, 26 randomly selected fans will be invited to ice level to redeem the popular "Shirts-Off-Our-Back" prizes. Each fan will receive a game worn jersey straight off a player's back and have it autographed on the ice.

Prize List

Grand Prize: Hummer H3

20 - Flyers Merchandise Items
10 - TOSHIBA 20" TV/DVD combos
10 - SONY DVD Recorders
10 - Best Buy $500 Gift Cards
10 - iPod Nano Silvers 4GB
8 - Sony Hi Powered Mini Hi-Fi Stereos
8 - SONY 300 Disc CD Changers
8 - SONY Wireless Headphones
6 - Panasonic Digital Cameras Red-LUMIX
5 - Gateway Notebook Laptops
5 - Microsoft Xbox 360s
4 - JVC Everio G Series Camcorders
3 - Canon Digital Video Camcorders w/ Video 6-pack
3 - Autographed Hockey Sticks
2 - 20" Sharp LCD TV's
2 - Corr Table Sports Tockey Tables
2 - $100 Gift Certificates to The Capital Grille
1 - Sea Turtle Experience (courtesy Adventure Aquarium)
1 - XM Satellite Radio

Flyers Experience Prizes
- Spend a period with the broadcasters Jim Jackson & Steve Coates in the television booth
- Spend a period in the television truck for a "Behind the Scenes" perspective of the broadcast
- Spend a period with public address announcer Lou Nolan at the scorer's table
- Take a picture with the team for annual team photo
- Attend Head Coach John Stevens' post-game press conference
- Media Member for a game
- Post game meet-and-greet with the team
- Stand in Zamboni tunnel while Lauren Hart sings the anthem and get a picture with her
- Behind the scenes tour during a Flyers game
- Attend Flyers practice and get to shoot on a goalie after practice
- Tour of the Flyers' locker room
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