Flyers Alumni: 50th Anniversary & Beyond


A look at some of the highlights of how the Flyers Alumni Association celebrated the Flyers' golden anniversary and what's in store in the months to come. 



Flyers Alumni in 3rd Annual Golf Benefit for You Too Animal Rescue



The third annual Flyers Alumni golf outing on behalf of You Too Animal Rescue will be held on Thursday, June 29 at Locust Valley Country Club in Coopersburg, PA. The event starts at 8 a.m. and costs $95 per person (including greens fees, cart, a continental breakfast, a buffet lunch afterwards, plus photos and autographs with the Alumni).


Flyers Charity Classic Set for July 16, 2017



The Flyers Alumni Association is proud to participate in a major new annual summertime bicycling, running and walking event scheduled for July 16, 2017. Formed in partnership with Flyers Charities and g4 Productions, the Philadelphia Flyers Charity Classic encompasses a 5k walk or run, a 10-mile family bike ride as well as 50k and 100k bike rides. The event will also be supported by the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation department as well as the Philadelphia Police.



Flyers Alumni Remember Bill Sutherland (1934-2017)


The Flyers Alumni mourn the passing of another one of our own: Bill Sutherland, an original Flyers forward who holds the dual distinctions of having scored both the first goal in franchise history and, later, the first home goal, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was 82.



Annual Holiday Tradition: Flyers Alumni Assist St. John's Hospice


Continuing a tradition of assisting St. John's Hospice ( to feed the homeless during the holiday season, a Flyers Alumni contingent volunteered their assistance on Dec. 20, 2016 at the facility at 1221 Race St in Philadelphia.


Participating Alumni included Doug Crossman, Brian Propp, Joe Kadlec, Bob Kelly, Neil Little, Don Saleski and Brad Marsh.



"St. John's does tremendous work helping out the neediest members of our community, and it's the least we can do to volunteer our time,"  said Flyers Alumni Association president Brad Marsh.