Flyers fans are encouraged to bid on signed replica Olympic jerseys from select Flyers players in an online auction on www.philadelphiaflyers.com, beginning this Friday, May 12 at 12:01 a.m. Jerseys from Flyers goaltender Robert Esche and defenseman Derian Hatcher, both members of the 2006 U.S.A. Olympic hockey team, and left wing Simon Gagne, a member of the 2006 Canadian Hockey team, will be up for auction. In addition, an authentic, signed Keith Primeau Flyers jersey is also up for bid. The auction will close on Friday, May 19 at 12 midnight. All funds raised will benefit Flyers Charities to support local non-profit community organizations.Click here
to see the listings beginning on May 12 at 12:01 a.m. or click on the "Online Auction 2006" button on the right-hand side.
Additional signed 2006 Olympic jerseys from Esche, Hatcher, Gagne and right wing Sami Kapanen, a member of the 2006 Finland hockey team, will also be up for bids in a separate online auction on www.philadelphiaflyers.com from Friday, May 19 through Friday, May 26.
Flyers Charities, through its affiliation with the Comcast-Spectacor Foundation, provides contributions, donations and player appearances to various non-profit groups and organizations in the Greater Philadelphia Region. The Comcast-Spectacor Foundation is the charitable arm of Comcast-Spectacor, the Flyers parent company.
Comcast-Spectacor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor, is committed to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia Region through contributions, donations, player appearances and random gifts of kindness on behalf of the company's entities, which include the Philadelphia 76ers, the Philadelphia Flyers, the Philadelphia Phantoms, the Wachovia Complex and Comcast SportsNet. Since its inception, the Comcast-Spectacor Foundation, which encompasses Sixers Charities, Flyers Charities and Phantoms Charities, has contributed more than $20 million to charity. Comcast-Spectacor is a member of the Comcast Family of Companies.