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Monday, September 9th, 2013
COMCAST SPORTSNET PROVIDES FANS WITH EXTENSIVE ON-AIR AND ONLINE COVERAGE OF PHILADELPHIA FLYERS TRAINING CAMP
Fans Invited to “Meet The Flyers” Taping on September 13
Philadelphia, PA (September 9, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet, the home of the Philadelphia Flyers, has complete coverage of the 2013 Flyers Training camp including preseason games, a live taping of “Meet the Flyers” and extensive on-air and online coverage.
Comcast SportsNet’s Emmy-Award winning news team will have extensive daily coverage of Flyers Training Camp in the network’s signature news programs, “SportsNite” and “SportsRise.” In addition Flyers’ players, coaches and front office personnel will join “Philly Sports Talk” to discuss the latest news on the team throughout the preseason. Fans can interact with every show on Twitter by using the hashtag #FlyersTalk.
CSNPhilly.com has additional Flyers coverage with daily articles from Flyers Insider Tim Panaccio and staff writer Sarah Baicker.
Meet The Flyers
“Meet The Flyers presented by Virtua,” is a one-hour television special on Comcast SportsNet that offers fans a sneak preview of the upcoming season and allows fans to get to know the 2013-14 Philadelphia Flyers. The show will be taped in front of a live studio audience on Friday, September 13th at 2 p.m. at XFINITY Live!
“Meet The Flyers,” will be hosted by Comcast SportsNet’s Jim Jackson, Steve Coates, Bill Clement and NBC10’s John Clark. Key members of the 2013-14 Flyers will be interviewed along with Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider, Flyers President Peter Luukko, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren and Head Coach Peter Laviolette.
“Meet The Flyers” will debut on the Comcast Network on Tuesday, September 17 at 6 p.m., and replay on the following dates and times:
Comcast SportsNet The Comcast Network
Friday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 21 at 12:30 a.m.
Friday, September 20 at 11 p.m. Tuesday, September 24 at 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 21 at 1 p.m.
Sunday, September 22 at 5 p.m.
Thursday, September 26 at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, October 1 at 9 p.m.
Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network will air three Flyers preseason games in high definition. The schedule is below:
Sunday, September 15 Flyers vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (from London, Ontario) 6 p.m. CSN
Tuesday, September 17 Flyers vs. NY Rangers 7 p.m. TCN
Tuesday, September 24 Flyers vs. NJ Devils 7 p.m. TCN
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