"Meet The Flyers 2006," offers fans a sneak preview of the upcoming season and introduces the new faces of the Philadelphia Flyers. Hosted by Comcast SportsNet's Michael Barkann and Keith Jones, fans will hear from Simon Gagne; Peter Forsberg; Jeff Carter; RJ Umberger; Mike Knuble and Marty Murray. Flyers Chairman Ed Snider, General Manager Bob Clarke and Head Coach Ken Hitchcock also were a part of the program.
"Meet The Flyers" was filmed on Saturday, September 16 at the Virtua Health Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ. Over 600 people came out to check out the team and sit in the audience.
"Meet The Flyers 2006," will air exclusively on Comcast SportsNet on Wednesday, September 27 at 4 p.m.; Thursday, September 28 at 11 a.m.; Sunday, October 1 at 5 p.m.; Monday, October 2 at 9 p.m. and Wednesday, October 4 at 7 p.m. It will also be available on Comcast ON DEMAND beginning on October 5.