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NHL Fan Choice Awards

Flyers rack up 3 honors in 2020 NHL Fan Choice Awards

June 15th, 2020 Philadelphia

Flyers rack up 3 honors in 2020 NHL Fan Choice Awards, but was Gritty snubbed?

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Phone Line Mates

Flyers coach Alain Vigneault and others helping isolated senior citizens stay connected during the coronavirus

April 28th, 2020 Philadelphia

Those living in senior-citizen homes are much lonelier than usual these days because the coronavirus outbreak has prevented visits from relatives and friends and, for the most part, confined them to their rooms or apartments.

The Flyers are trying to help.

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Fusion

Philly Fusion set for Overwatch League opener as 2020 esports season kicks off

February 14th, 2020 Philadelphia

They have heard the common misconceptions associated with the sport.
But they’ll tell you, yes, they only play one game -- Overwatch -- and like other sports, esports take a mental and physical toll on the body.

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Molson Coors

Flyers’ sponsorship team gets off to a soaring start

January 20th, 2020

While interviewing for the position of president of the Philadelphia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center in the fall of 2018, Valerie Camillo made multiple visits to the arena, and it didn’t take long for her to identify a problem: There was too much advertising clutter.

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T1xNike

Nike Announces Partnership With T1 & 'League of Legends' Star Faker

January 16th, 2020

The deal includes training programs and soon-to-be-opened facilities.

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Localhost WFC

Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center Adds Localhost Esports Arena

September 27th, 2019 Philadelphia

Nerd Street Gamers has partnered with Comcast Spectacor to put a Localhost esports arena in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center.

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Gritty swing

From mascot to meme to megastar: How Gritty took over the world

September 24th, 2019

Our Marketing team sat down with Barry Melrose of ESPN to tell the oral history of Gritty.

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WFC Grand Finals

Fans of Overwatch League finals snap up tickets at Philly’s Wells Fargo Center

August 26th, 2019 Philadelphia

The Overwatch League Grand Finals were welcomed to the Wells Fargo Center with a sold-out house

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scoreboard

Wells Fargo Center’s giant scoreboard will ship to Philly in 19 trucks

August 13th, 2019 Philadelphia

The Rock Lititz studio in Lancaster County is where the new Wells Fargo Center scoreboard is being assembled and tested before it is shipped in 19 trucks to Philadelphia.

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Gritty cover

Gritty Pays Tribute to 7 Iconic Philadelphians As Only Gritty Can

July 25th, 2019 Philadelphia

Has any Philadelphian ever had a better year than the one the Flyers mascot just had? We asked our choice for this year’s Best Philadelphian to pay tribute to some other great Philadelphians (and to muse on overnight success).

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Gritty and fan

A 7-year-old hockey fan wanted a prosthetic leg that repped his favorite team, and Gritty was happy to surprise him

June 26th, 2019 Philadelphia

See everyone's favorite mascot surprised a young Flyers fan in the hospital.

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Fusion House

Comcast CEO’s Son Wants to Turn Philly Into an E-Sports Town

June 11th, 2019

Under his father, Brian, Tucker Roberts is fielding teams of professional Overwatch players and investing in the future of gaming.

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Fusion arena

As E-Sports Grow, So Do Their Homes

May 28th, 2019

To provide fans with a richer experience, developers are creating arenas that are designed for pro gaming.

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T1 Enterntainment & Sports

Lagardère Sports to Serve as Commercial Agent for T1 Entertainment & Sports

May 10th, 2019 Philadelphia

Lagardère Sports will be responsible for marketing commercial rights for T1 Entertainment & Sports.

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Gritty

Gritty’s project code name was ‘Pigeon,’ and other secrets from his social media team

May 10th, 2019 Philadelphia

At this time last year, Gritty was just an orange twinkle in the eyes of the Flyers marketing team. He didn’t have a shape or a name, but the team knew birthing him in a city like Philadelphia wouldn’t be easy.

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