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December 31, 2012

Year In Review: Uwishunu Presents The Best Of Philadelphia 2012 In Photos

2012 is just about over, and with 2013 just hours away, it’s a great time to take a look back at the highs of the year. Of which there were plenty. If you read Uwishunu regularly, or even if it’s your first time on the site, you know how much we love vibrant photos of [...]

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January 4, 2012

Quotable: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Calls Philadelphia A “Spectacular” Host For The 2012 Winter Classic

In the wake of the 2012 NHL Winter Classic hosted at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park comes a boost to our esteem despite the Flyers’ narrow loss to the Rangers. Check out the NHL Commissioner’s response to a question, posed during his post-game press conference, about how Philadelphia was as a game host: “It was spectacular. [...]

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January 2, 2012

Photo Of The Day: The 2012 NHL Winter Classic Puck Drops At 3 P.M. Today At Citizens Bank Park – Go Flyers!

It’s here! The 2012 NHL Winter Classic is finally here. The Flyers battle the New York Rangers today outside at Citizens Bank Park. The start time has been moved to 3 P.M. Meanwhile, the Spectator Plaza is the place to be pre-game. Go Flyers! 2012 NHL Winter Classic: Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers When: [...]

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December 30, 2011

Watch Episode One Of 24/7 Flyers-Rangers: Road To The Winter Classic For Free Online At HBO.com

It’s Friday before a long holiday weekend. It’s also the Friday before the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park. Why not get ready for the big weekend and get ready for the big game by watching episode one of HBO’s excellent four-part series, 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road To The Winter Classic, online today while at work? Episode one is now streaming free online at HBO.com. It’s an hour well spent. You won’t regret it. Especially if your boss is not around. [HBO.com]

December 30, 2011

Winter Classic Countdown: New York City’s Empire State Building Turns Flyers Orange

As part of the countdown to the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park, the New York City skyline lit up in the colors of the two teams this Wednesday, December 28. The world famous Empire State Building was aglow in Flyers Orange, at least its north and south sides were (the east and west sides of the building were lit in the Rangers’ colors). Kind of cool for the Flyers colors to be taking over one of New York’s most famous landmarks. Meanwhile, back in Philly, the PECO building is reciprocating by running both the Flyers and Rangers colors along its LED crown lights. [NHL.com]

December 28, 2011

The NHL To Host A Free, Three-Day Winter Classic Fan Festival At The Spectator Plaza Outside Citizens Bank Park, December 31-January 2

When the news about the Winter Classic coming to Philly first broke in September, we knew it was going to be huge. But as the Flyers vs. Rangers outdoor battle gets closer and closer, it seems like with each day, an even more awesome element is added to the mix. First, there was the the [...]

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December 28, 2011

Photo Of The Day: Building The Outdoor Ice Rink At Citizens Bank Park For The 2012 NHL Winter Classic

Looking good, Citizens Bank Park! As you can see above, the 2012 NHL Winter Classic rink set-up is getting very close to completion. We can smell the ice shavings already. Check out a full gallery of the rink being built here. And don’t forget to enter our contest to win 2 tickets to the January [...]

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December 27, 2011

Contest: Enter For Another Chance To Win Two Tickets To The 2012 Winter Classic At Citizens Bank Park

Great news, hockey fans! We got our hands on two more tickets to the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012 — and we’re giving them away to one lucky fan. Ashley S. was the lucky winner of our first Winter Classic ticket giveaway and if you missed out on [...]

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December 21, 2011

Sneak Peek: A Rendering Of Citizens Bank Park Transformed For The 2012 NHL Winter Classic

The 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic is getting closer and closer, now just less than two weeks away, and the process of transforming Citizens Bank Park into a giant outdoor hockey rink is officially underway. To build anticipation for the game even further, the NHL has released the above rendering of what the Winter Classic [...]

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December 19, 2011

The Flyers To Host Public Skating Sessions On The Outdoor Ice Rink At Citizens Bank Park As Part Of Winter Classic Week

We were holding out hope this was going to happen. And now it is. As part of Winter Classic Week at Citizens Bank Park, the Flyers will be hosting public skating sessions on the outdoor ice rink at the ballpark. Talk about a very unique and very cool opportunity — you now have the chance [...]

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