Death – Phil Weinberg Flyers Executive and Counselor dies at 66

By | December 3, 2021

Phil Weinberg death: Phil Weinberg, 66-year-old, Flyers Executive and Counselor unexpectedly late Wednesday, December 1, 2021, as a result of complications after hernia surgery. He has been an attorney for Flyers, Wells Fargo Center, and Comcast Spectacor for a long period of time.

He graduated from Hamilton College in 1977, and also earned his law degree in 1983 from Boston University. He is married to Terry and they gave birth to two children, Sydney and Zach, and they lived in Philadelphia. He was a long-time Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Comcast Spectacor and the Philadelphia Flyers. He successfully argued Eric Lindros Trade.

He was a native of Philadelphia. In 1990, he joined Comcast Spectacor. He worked as an assistant to the commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection after graduating from Hamilton College in 1977. He was considered former Flyers and Comcast Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider’s right-hand man.

He was an Alternate Governor of the National Hockey League, representing the Flyers. He served as one of the Board of Directors  of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, Flyers Charities, Philadelphia Futures and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Phil Weinberg’s obituary and memorial will be organized by the family.