Before last night’s Eagles-Cowboys game began, the Philadelphia Flyers announced they will host the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 23, 2019 for a Stadium Series game at Lincoln Financial Field.
“On behalf of the Philadelphia Flyers, we are thrilled to host the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Lincoln Financial Field”, said Philadelphia Flyers President, Paul Holmgren. “The stadium, voted one of the best in the NFL, offers excellent sight lines so every fan attending will have a great view to enjoy the game. We are proud to be able to showcase our city, fans and team for such a great event.”
“The Penguins and Flyers will renew one of our League’s fiercest rivalries in this Coors Light NHL Stadium Series match-up,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said. “Lincoln Financial Field will provide a perfect setting for these cross-state opponents and their passionate fan-bases.”
“Coors Light knows that challenges are opportunities to reach new heights. And, there’s nothing that captures that spirit like facing off with your rivals in the elements,” Coors Light Vice President of Marketing Ryan Marek said. “We can’t wait to offer consumers the World’s Most Refreshing Beer as they watch the Penguins and Flyers continue this amazing tradition, joining in with players and fans alike to celebrate the climb to victory.”
The Flyers and Penguins played at Heinz Field earlier this year, which resulted in a 4-2 loss for the good guys.
The Flyers, however, won’t play in the Winter Classic, which will take place at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, and feature – once again – the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins. Cool.
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