Immediately following the Sixers game, Army Warriors Derek Stone and Roy Tinney Jr Along with Marines Darryl Hall and Chris Claude made their way over to McFaddens for lunch before heading back to the Wells Fargo arena for the 2nd half of our “doubleheader.”
Our friends Johnna and Dale at McFaddens have been helping make Warrior Wishes come true since 2013! They and always provide good food and great fun for our warriors. McFaddens is the perfect place to meet up for great food and drinks before during and after any sporting event it Philadelphia!
After the delicious meal everyone made their way back to the stadium to get ready to watch the Carolina Hurricanes face off against the Philadelphia Flyers!
The Warriors had plenty to cheer about early on as the Flyers jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first period! However, Carolina scored 3 unanswered goals! With less than a minute left in the game, the Flyers scored to send the game into overtime & the stadium into a frenzy!
Just 38 seconds into overtime Brad Schenn scored the game winning goal for the Flyers! It was the perfect way to end an epic doubleheader day!
It was a memorable day for everyone involved. Operation Warrior Wishes would like to thank McFaddens for their continued support & New Era Cap for providing Flyers caps to the Warriors.
TOGETHER WE MAKE WARRIOR WISHES COME TRUE!
Most importantly, we would like to thank to Army Warriors Derek Stone and Roy Tinney Jr, as well as Marines Darryl Hall and Chris Claude for their service & sacrifices to our country!
After the game, SGT Stone gave my dad a ride to the train so he could catch his overnight bus to Boston where he will be making warrior wishes come true at the Celtics & Bruins games over the next few days! Stay tuned for more details.