The Philadelphia Flyers will welcome their 25-millionth fan on Saturday, November 5, when they host the Atlanta Thrashers at the Wachovia Center beginning at 7 p.m. The Flyers will present the lucky fan with "millions" of gifts, literally.
"The Flyers have the best fans in all of sports. Having started the team in 1967, I couldn't possibly imagine that someday we would be welcoming our 25-millionth fan," said Flyers Chairman and Governor Ed Snider. Snider is also Chairman of Comcast-Spectacor.
Upon entering the Wachovia Center, Snider will present the 25-millionth fan with a team-signed Flyers jersey which reads 'Million' on the back with No. 25. In addition, the Flyers will shower the 25-millionth fan with confetti as the lucky entrant proceeds down the orange carpet under the spotlights.
The lucky fan will also receive:
·Men's limited edition Lochman watch in black graphite dial/automatic, which retails for just under $1,000, courtesy of Bernie Robbins Fine Jewelery ·A Sharp Aquos flat-screen HD-LCD television ·Prime Rate interest for a day on $25 Million courtesy of the Flyers ·Round-trip airfare for two courtesy of Southwest Airlines ·Accommodations for an eight-day, seven-night stay in Florida, courtesy of Celebration World Resort, including passes to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando ·Catered balcony suite at the Wachovia Center for a future Flyers game ·Meet -and-Greet with the Flyers and locker room tour at a future Flyers game ·Limousine ride and dinner for four in Victors Club at Wachovia Center to future Flyers game ·Attend Flyers Head Coach Ken Hitchcock5s post-game press conference at future Flyers game ·Ride the Zamboni during intermission of the Flyers/Thrashers game on Saturday, November 5 ·In-game recognition during the Flyers/Thrashers game on Saturday, November 5 ·Will be featured of www.philadelphiaflyers.com
ESince Day One our fans have always been an integral part of our organization," said Flyers President Ron Ryan. "This is truly a remarkable achievement for our club to be welcoming its 25-millionth fan. We're looking for a very memorable night to mark the occasion."