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Also playing at the Wachovia Center is the Flyers of the National Hockey League. Part of the 1967 NHL expansion, the Flyers were the first non Original Six team to win the Stanley Cup. The franchise won back to back championships in 1974 and 1975. They have not won a title since.
The next big professional sports franchise in Philadelphia is the Union. The team is scheduled to begin play in Major League Soccer in 2010. The Zolos will play at the soccer specific Union Field at Chester. Located on the banks of the Delaware River, Chester is about 30 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia is home to the Big 5, five Division 1 universities that field prominent collegiate basketball teams. The Big 5 is comprised of Temple, St. Joes Daniel Sedin Canucks Jersey , Pennsylvania, Villanova and La Salle.
This quintet plays most of their games at the historic Palestra located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. The Palestra is also known as the Cathedral of College basketball.
Not a part of the Big 5, but still a Division I school in Philadelphia, is Drexel University. Their basketball team plays at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
Of the aforementioned universities, only Temple has a Division I football team. Many Philadelphians find themselves rooting for the Penn State Nittany Lions.
The Lions play their home games at Beaver Stadium in State College, located about 200 miles from Philadelphia.
Philadelphias Lincoln Financial Field is the frequent home of the annual ArmyNavy game. The venue will host the event in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 Henrik Sedin Women's Jersey , 2013, 2015 and 2017.
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