Comcast Spectacor CEO & Philadelphia Flyers Governor Dan Hilferty joins Anthony SanFilippo, Russ Joy, and Chris Therien for an exclusive interview. They discuss taking over the Flyers, drafting Matvei Michkov, a critical role he played at the NHL Draft, the ongoing discussions with the Philadelphia 76ers, investing in the Wells Fargo Center, bringing the 2026 World Cup to Philadelphia, and more.
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- 0:00:00 – YouTube exclusive banter
- 0:03:30 – Intros 0:06:45 – Walking The Boards
- 0:09:14 – How the Dan Hilferty interview came to be
- 0:23:39 – Dan Hilferty intro
- 0:24:40 – How Hilferty ended up in his position
- 0:28:04 – What kind of governor will he be?
- 0:31:45 – Hilferty gives merch to a fan
- 0:34:35 – Being a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan
- 0:35:40 – Paying homage to Flyers tradition
- 0:40:03 – Meeting with Matvei Michkov
- 0:46:40 – His first NHL Draft and Governors meeting
- 0:50:17 – Where things stand with the Philadelphia 76ers
- 0:53:20 – Philly teams working to develop the sports complex
- 0:57:50 – 2026 World Cup at the sports complex
- 1:01:09 – Investment in the Wells Fargo Center
- 1:04:40 – Who gets priority scheduling between the Flyers & Sixers?
- 1:06:18 – What a partnership with the Sixers would look like
- 1:10:47 – Odds and ends