PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 21, 2020) - The Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Association is set to host a charity doubleheader game on Friday, March 27 at 6 p.m. at IceWorks Skating Complex where they will take the ice against the Philadelphia Flyers Warriors. All money raised from the event will go to support the Flyers Warriors program and their roster of military veterans.
Tickets to the event are general admission and available for purchase now. In addition to single tickets, fans also have the option to purchase a special VIP package that includes a general admission ticket, plus a meet and greet with the Alumni and Warriors teams held during a post-game reception.
Notable personalities from the Flyers will be in attendance, including Lauren Hart who will perform the National Anthem, Flyers PA Announcer Lou Nolan who will announce the game and Flyers mascot Gritty, to bring the complete feel of a Flyers home game.
The game action will start with the Warriors Tier 2 team will facing off with the Alumni, after which the Warriors Tier 1 team will take the ice for the final game of the night.
The Flyers Alumni roster will include Brad Marsh, Joe Watson, Jim Watson, Chris Therien, Terry Carkner, Nick Schultz, Adam Hall, Mitch Lamoureux, Mark Freer, Riley Cote, Todd Fedoruk, John Druce, Jesse Boulerice, and more to be announced. Additional Alumni Bob Kelly, and Dave Schultz will serve as the coaching staff for the night. Other participating players will be announced at a later time.
The Warriors team, which is sponsored by the Flyers and NHL, is affiliated with USA Hockey's Warrior Hockey, a program dedicated to injured and disabled U.S. Military Veterans who have served their country.