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2012 Ice Hockey Tournament Fundraiser

Click on the tabs below to navigate through the tournament data and registration. Details Registration F.A.Q. Rules What: A four-team, four-game ice hockey tournament When: Saturday, June 30 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Where: Flyers Skate Zone in Pennsauken Why: To raise money for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation How much: Registration will cost $50 per player What else: Four media personalities — Sarah Baicker, Eklund, Dave Isaac, and Dustin Leed — will captain each of the teams. You will be asked to honestly evaluate your ice hockey skills as part of the registration process. Needless to say, …

NHL '94 Tournament

Humbled once again

On a dreary Sunday night, when fans across the Philadelphia area may very well have preferred to stay home and celebrate the Flyers’ series-clinching victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins, over 30 people drove out to Bensalem to help support the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation. Among the people who made their way out to Play2 at the Parx Casino in the torrential downpour were a number of familiar faces from the Pub Quiz fundraiser, some new friends, and hockey’s most popular anonymous blogger, Eklund. One person stood out in particular, though. Marc Siciliano, who originally came up with the idea …


VIP: Very Impressed Person

On March 5, 2012, at about 11:15 PM, at the Flyers Faithful Pub Quiz benefitting the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation (ESYHF), this number was called: 388838. A scream was heard, high-fives were given all around, and the words, “Please claim your prize!” was repeated. I am number 388838. My prize? Four club box tickets to the Flyers March 13 home game against the New Jersey Devils and a private VIP tour led by ESYHF Chief Operating Officer Jim Britt. First, let me tell you about Mr. Britt. He has been the COO of ESYHF — as well as their …

Roller hockey

2012 Roller Hockey Tournament Fundraiser

UPDATE: For more information on the tournament, see the definitive guide here. UPDATE 2: The finsl draft of the schedule is viewable here.Teams with special scheduling requests are listed in blue. Teams that have not paid are listed in red. View the list of registered teams here. Click on the tabs below to navigate through the tournament data and registration. Details Registration F.A.Q. Rules Flyers Faithful and Broad Street Hockey are teaming up to host a two-day roller hockey tournament that will benefit that Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation. Here are the details on the event. What: 2012 Broad Street …

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The one where you may be featured on video

Sarah Baicker and her CSN crew graciously came out Monday night to film our pub quiz fundraiser for the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation at Fado. Here is the video they produced from the event: Editor’s note: I am on a poorly self-imposed social media hiatus while I recover for the chaos of the past few months. In the next few days, though, I will write a post expressing my gratitude to everyone who had anything to do with the fundraiser.