Philadelphia, PA – October 10, 2012 – XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, the dining and entertainment district located on the former site of the Spectrum, will literally roll out the orange carpet to celebrate hockey by showing the HBO Sports documentary Broad Street Bullies, Classic Flyers Games and hosting an EA Sports NHL 13 videogame tournament.
All events are free and open to the public.
Upcoming events listed below:
Thursday, October 11
Showing of HBO Sports documentary Broad Street Bullies beginning at 7 p.m.
Broad Street Bullies Joe Watson, Bob “Hound” Kelly and Gary Dornhoefer will walk the orange carpet, greet Flyers fans and sign autographs prior to the showing of HBO Sports documentary Broad Street Bullies featured on the NBC Sports 32-ft screen. Flyers Season Ticket Holders will have access to the VIP Lounge (space is limited) during the showing. Drink specials include half priced drafts and $5 glasses of wine from 6 until 8 p.m. (Happy Hour) as well as $1 drafts and cocktails (Ladies Night Out) from 9 p.m. until close.
WXTU presents country artist and American Idol Finalist Casey James to perform on the Victory Beer Hall stage beginning at 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 18
Showing of Flyers vs. Rangers Classic Game 3 of the 1997 Eastern Conference Final beginning at 7 p.m.
Flyers fans are invited to watch this Flyers classic game with Flyers Broadcasters and Alumni. Drink specials include half priced drafts and $5 glasses of wine from 6 until 8 p.m. (Happy Hour) as well as $1 drafts and cocktails (Ladies Night Out) from 9 p.m. until close.
Saturday, October 20
EA Sports NHL 13 Videogame Tournament beginning at 6 p.m.
Flyers fans are encouraged to take part in an EA Sports NHL 13 Videogame Tournament taking place on the NBC Sports 32-ft. screen. Flyers prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. All fans wearing Flyers gear can enjoy specialty priced Flyers drinks from 6 until 8 p.m.
Within the first six months of XFINITY Live! opening its doors, it has become as synonymous with the city of Philadelphia as the Philly cheese steak and rocky statue. Featuring a 32 ft. LED screen in the venue’s NBC Sports Arena, XFINITY Live! is able to give Philly’s sports fans an unparalleled sports viewing experience. Known as Philly’s fourth stadium for all Philly’s away games, XFINITY Live! has quickly become the paramount place to watch Philly sporting events as it epitomizes the growth of South Philadelphia as Philly's sports home.