Learn to Play Rookie Program Brings Back Memories for Flyers Alumni

Legendary Flyers coach Fred Shero was fond of saying that professional ice hockey is a children’s game played by grown men. It is important to never lose the joy of putting on the skates and equipment and then ritually stepping onto a fresh sheet of ice to experience the wonder – the simultaneous familiarity and unpredictability – of the sport. The lessons learned, and skills acquired on the rink in childhood end up becoming the most lasting ones regardless of the level in which a youngster ultimately plays.

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John's Journey

 

 

Fifty-two days of riding, 3,553 miles spanned, roughly 136,000 feet climbed and, most importantly, approximately $81,500 raised to date to benefit lung cancer research and patients: that is the "tale of the tape" of SAP executive John Matthews' successful coast-to-coast "Ride Hard, Breathe Easy" bicycle journey from southeastern Pennsylvania to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to raise awareness and funds for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and to the Lung Cancer Alliance.

 

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Devoted Flyers Fan on 3,400-Mile Quest for Lung Cancer Awareness, Funds

 

Fifty-five-year-old John Matthews is a longtime executive with business data software giant SAP. While he loves his work, Matthews has found an even deeper passion: raising awareness and funding for lung cancer-related charities. His mother, Kathleen Matthews, passed away from the all-too-common and too-often-stigmatized form of cancer.

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Alumni Make Surprise USO Visit

 

Flyers Alumni officers Brad Marsh and Bob Kelly paid a surprise visit to the USO on August 9, 2017, in order to present SFC Edward Novotny with a spot at the 2017 Flyers Alumni Fantasy Camp. Special thanks go out to CBSPhilly.

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Toyota Flyers Charity Classic: Team up with Flyers Alumni

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Have you ever wanted to become teammates with your favorite Flyers Alumni? Now you can, during the Toyota Flyers Charity Classic on July  16, 2017. Here's how.

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