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Fly with the Wings

02/17/2014, 1:15pm EST
By Wings Staff

Flyers Captain Hands Off Orange & Black to The Wings

PHILADELPHIA WINGS TRADE IN RED AND BLACK  UNIFORMS FOR ORANGE AND BLACK DURING FLYERS CHARITIES NIGHT ON FEBRUARY 23

GAME-WORN JERSEYS TO BE AUCTIONED OFF FOR FLYERS CHARITIES

The Philadelphia Wings, of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), trade in their traditional red and black uniforms in exchange for orange and black uniforms to signify a special partnership between the Philadelphia Flyers, of the  National Hockey League (NHL), and Flyers Charities as they host a Flyers-themed evening when they take on the Minnesota Swarm at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, February 23 at 4 p.m.

Philadelphia Flyers Captain Claude Giroux presents his former Junior Hockey teammate and current Philadelphia Wings Forward Kyle Buchanan with a specialized Orange and Black Wings jersey that he will wear during the Flyers-themed Wings vs. Swarm game at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, February 23 at 4 p.m. Giroux and Buchanan began their road to professional athletics together as teens when they both belonged to the Cumberland Grads, a Junior A hockey team of the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) in Ottawa, Ontario.

The evening includes a ceremonial face-off led by Flyers Legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Bernie Parent and a post-game live auction of the game worn Flyers-themed jerseys. All proceeds from the auction will benefit Flyers Charities.

Following the game, Wings Public Address Announcer Kevin Casey will emcee a live auction of the special Flyers-themed jerseys in the Cure Insurance Club. All proceeds from the auction will benefit Flyers Charities. Several Wings players will be on hand to sign autographs during the live auction.

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