Flyers Alumni Roster for Youth Hockey Weekend Opener

 
As part of the Flyers Skate Zone's "Youth Hockey Weekend" to kick off the 2017-18 season, the Flyers Alumni Team will play its own first game of its 2017-18 slate with a game on Saturday (Sept. 30) at the Flyers Skate Zone location in Northeast Philadelphia. Game time is 12:20 p.m. EDT and will be followed by a 2:20 p.m. autograph session.
 
 The Flyers Alumni team will play against the Blazers coaches as part of the Blazers' opening weekend at the NE Skate Zone. The Flyers Alumni Team roster includes Danny Briere, Kimmo Timonen, Philly native goaltender Eric Semborski, Flyers Hall of Fame defenseman Joe Watson, Bob "the Hound" Kelly, Brad Marsh, Terry Carkner, Doug Crossman, Riley Cote, Todd "Fridge" Fedoruk, Frank "the Animal" Bialowas, Larry "Izzy" Goodenough , AHL Hall of Fame forward Mitch Lamoureux and forwards Brett and Chase Watson.
 
Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for kids (free for current Blazers players and their siblings). Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event. Below is the full press release on the event from the Skate Zone:
 
Flyers Skate Zone is celebrating the beginning of the youth hockey season with a day of festivities at Aria Health Flyers Skate Zone in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday, September 30.
 
The day starts with beginner hockey players setting foot on the ice for the first time with the Philadelphia Flyers Rookie Program at 8:40 AM. Former Flyers forward Riley Cote will serve as a guest instructor during the Flyers Rookie Program session.
 
The Flyers Alumni Team will also be playing an exhibition game at 12:20 PM against the coaches of the Blazers Hockey Club. The Blazers Hockey Club, with Flyers Skate Zone as their home facility, will be celebrating their “Opening Day” with all ten youth teams playing at home all day and into the evening.
 
Family fun activities will also take place throughout the day, including the Flyers Community Caravan and appearances by the Flyers Ice Girls from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, along with food trucks, basket raffles, and more.
 
More information about the day’s fun activities can be found at http://www.nephilly.flyersskatezone.com.
 
Flyers Skate Zone will also have their first session of lesson programming start on September 30. Classes include Learn to Skate (a six week skating lesson class) and Future Flyers (a six week hockey lesson program). 
 
The Flyers Rookie Program, now in its second year and open to boys and girls ages five to nine, provides each participant with a full set of Flyers-branded hockey equipment including: helmet with cage, shoulder pads, elbow pads, hockey gloves, hockey pants, shin guards, skates, jersey, socks, stick, and equipment bag. Upon completion of the program, participants can keep their equipment. The six-week course also includes age-appropriate instruction by a certified coaching staff, including NHL alumni. Those families interested in registering their child for the program can visit PhiladelphiaFlyers.com/RookieProgram.