Snider: Philadelphia will enjoy hosting NHL draft
June 23, 2014
In their 46-year history, the Flyers have never hosted the NHL draft -- until this year. This weekend -- Friday and Saturday -- the draft comes to the Wells Fargo Center. "This is the first time we ever asked to host it," Flyers chairman Ed Snider said.In celebration of the draft, the Flyers will host Fan Fest at XFINITY Live! with hockey-themed and family-oriented activities, food and beverages and merchandise. Admission to Fan Fest is free and it will run from 3:00-6:30 p.m. on Friday and 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday.