Over 300 female hockey fans attended a free clinic on the basics of the game from Flyers and Phantoms personnel on Monday night at the Sovereign Bank Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, New Jersey.
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Women's Hockey 101 featured presentations by Flyers TV Color Analyst Steve Coates on the new NHL rules; Flyers Equipment Manager Harry Bricker gave an overview of hockey equipment and Flyers Athletic Trainer and Conditioning Coach Jim McCrossin on importance of nutrition and conditioning in the sport.
Phantoms Head Coach John Stevens and his wife Stacy were also in attendance and spoke on the everyday life of a pro hockey family. Following the presentations, the attendees participated in a fundamentals clinic led by Coates and a locker room tour led by McCrossin.