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Flyers change start of October 16 game vs. Penguins to accomodate NLCS

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Comcast-Spectacor today changed the start time of the Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins game at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, October 16 to 6 p.m. to allow fans an opportunity to attend or watch both the Flyers vs. Penguins and Game One of the National League Championship Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Francisco Giants at Citizens Bank Park beginning at 7:57 p.m.

“By changing the start time, we hope to reduce traffic congestion in South Philadelphia for fans headed to either game, and at the same time allow our fans an opportunity to be able to watch the Phillies-Giants game,” said Comcast-Spectacor President Peter Luukko. “Everyone at Comcast-Spectacor is just as excited about the Phillies as the entire City of Philadelphia, and we wish the Phillies the best of luck.

“We’d like to thank the Pittsburgh Penguins for adjusting their schedule to play the game at the newly scheduled time,” added Luukko.

Flyers fans can watch Game One of the NLCS in the AT&T Pavilion at the Wells Fargo Center immediately following the Flyers game on Saturday, October 16. Comcast-Spectacor will offer food and drink specials for who want to watch the game on the more than 25 high definition flat screen TVs in the Pavilion.

Tickets for the Flyers game with the Penguins on Saturday, October 16, as well as all remaining home games in the 2010-11 season are available exclusively through ComcastTIX on line at, by phone by calling

1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center box office.
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