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Flyers Annual Cancer Awareness Night Set for Oct. 16th at Wachovia Center

Tuesday, 10.16.2007 / 3:08 PM / News
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Flyers Annual Cancer Awareness Night Set for Oct. 16th at Wachovia Center
Flyers Donate Portion of Proceeds from Ticket Sales to the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation and Breastcancer.org

The Philadelphia Flyers will host its annual Cancer Awareness Night on Tuesday, October 16 as the Flyers take on the Atlanta Thrashers at 7 p.m. at the Wachovia Center. To raise awareness and show support for the cause, the Philadelphia Flyers will donate a portion of proceeds from ticket sales, 215-218-PUCK, to The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation and Breastcancer.org.
“This game is an opportunity for the Flyers to make a personal difference in the fight against cancer,” says Senior Vice President for Business Operations Shawn Tilger. “We are proud to host our Cancer Awareness Night as a way to support the initiatives of The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation and Breastcancer.org.”

The 2007-2008 season marks the NHL’s 10th Anniversary of Hockey Fights Cancer. As an example of the Philadelphia Flyers commitment to this cause, players will wear a pink Hockey Fights Cancer decal on their helmet during all regular-season games in October.
According to Philadelphia Flyers’ Mike Knuble, who has a personal connection with breast cancer, “My mom is a breast cancer survivor and it means a lot to me to be able to encourage others to become educated about this horrible disease.”

Fans will join Lauren Hart, Heather Hatcher, and the Philadelphia Flyers as they recognize Adriana D’Alessandro, as the community teammate for the evening. Adriana is the co-founder of The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation and has dedicated the past seven years of her life to help conquer the disease. After watching her sister Sandy slowly succumb to ovarian cancer, Adriana, only 21 at the time, decided to start The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation to honor her sisters memory, as well as educate others about the prevention and early detection of the disease.

All fans wearing pink or teal may enter to win an autographed prize pack from Derien Hatcher or Jason Smith. Fans can also help the Philadelphia Flyers by visiting the Flyers Charities booth behind sections 102/103 and purchase a Flyers Cancer Awareness pin. All proceeds from the sale will go to Flyers Charities which help support women’s health initiatives.
Representatives from breastcancer.org as well as The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation will be on site to answer any questions.

Individual tickets and game plans for all home games are on sale exclusively through ComcastTIX at PhiladelphiaFlyers.com or calling 215-218-PUCK.

The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s mission is to unite with our community and work together to promote awareness of ovarian cancer by educating both women and physicians about the disease, to advocate for early diagnostic testing and more effective treatments and to raise funds to help advance research towards a cure.
Comcast-Spectacor (comcast-spectacor.com) is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), the Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL), the two arenas in which their teams play, the Wachovia Center and Wachovia Spectrum, four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 70 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; New Era Tickets, a ticketing and marketing company for public assembly facilities; Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company; and 3601 Creative Group, a full-service in-house advertising agency. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 82 28 58 7 86
J. Voracek 82 23 39 11 62
W. Simmonds 82 29 31 -4 60
S. Hartnell 78 20 32 11 52
M. Streit 82 10 34 3 44
B. Schenn 82 20 21 0 41
M. Read 75 22 18 -4 40
S. Couturier 82 13 26 1 39
V. Lecavalier 69 20 17 -16 37
K. Timonen 77 6 29 5 35
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 33 18 7 .917 2.50
R. Emery 9 12 2 .903 2.96
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