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Mayor Nutter Declares Week of Feb. 11th Hockey Week in the City of Philadelphia

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
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Philadelphia, PA – February 12, 2008
– In celebration of the game of hockey, Mayor Michael A. Nutter has declared the week of February 11th as Hockey Week in the City of Philadelphia.

USA Hockey is leading the hockey community in a nationwide celebration of the sport in the first-ever Hockey Weekend Across America, which will run from February 15-17, 2008. In conjunction with USA Hockey, the Philadelphia Flyers and Phantoms are supporting this effort with a week of scheduled events across the region to raise public awareness of the sport and provide opportunities for those who have not played hockey to try it.

Tues., Feb. 12 at 1 pm:  Bob Kelly, Delta Dental Ice Team and Phantoms Mascot Phlex Visit Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19104

Wed., Feb. 13 at 2 pm:  Flyers/Phantoms School Assembly with RJ Umberger
Delran Intermediate School, 20 Creek Road, Delran, NJ 08075

Thurs., Feb. 14 at 7 pm:  USA Hockey Night at Flyers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game
Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
CLICK HERE to buy tickets

Fri., Feb. 15:   Wear Your Jersey to School Day Fans of all ages are encouraged to participate

Sat., Feb. 16 at 1 pm:  Phantoms Mascot Phlex at University of Delaware Public Skate Session University of Delaware, Ice Arena, Newark, DE 19716

Sat., Feb. 16:  Bring a Friend to the Rink Day Bring a friend to a youth game or a public skating session

Sun., Feb. 17 at 7 pm:  Fan Appreciation Night at Flyers vs. Montreal Game
Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
CLICK HERE to buy tickets

Mon., Feb. 18 at 12:30 pm:  Public Skate with Delta Dental Ice Team
Virtua Health Flyers SkateZone, 601 Laurel Oak Rd., Voorhees, NJ 08043

Mon., Feb. 18 at 4:05 pm:  Phantoms President’s Day Extravaganza at Phantoms vs. Albany Game
Wachovia Spectrum, 3601 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Tues., Feb 19 at 6:00 pm:  Phantoms On-Ice Clinic with Oskars Bartulis and Denis Tolpeko Springfield Ice Rink, 400 Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA 19064

Fans also can get in the spirit by entering a photo contest that best showcases their love of either the Flyers or Phantoms. For more information on this week-long celebration of hockey, please visit or Individual tickets and game plans for all Flyers home games are on sale exclusively through ComcastTIX at or calling 215-218-PUCK. All kids tickets for all Phantoms games are just $10. To purchase, go to or call 1-800-298-4200.
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