Lisa Hillary leaves Comcast SportsNet

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Kristen Johnson (CBS 3) and Lisa Hillary (Comcast, Anchor/Reporter). (Al B. For / Philly.com)

Comcast SportsNet's Lisa Hillary is leaving the network. The Flyers beat reporter has been in Philly since 2010 and was in CSN's D.C. bureau for three years before that.

Hillary is leaving for the sunnier environs of Anaheim, Calif., where she'll serve as a sideline reporter for the NHL's Ducks on Fox Sports West.

"It's a little bit more exposure for me," Hillary told me while browsing at Old City boutique Adresse (45 N. 2nd St.). "Even though my family is in Ottawa [on the East Coast], but at the end of the day I said, why not?"

Hillary plans to drive from Philly to Cali in her F-150 with her yellow lab, Buddy, on Sept. 20.

Other than her co-workers and Philly's walkability, Hillary said she would miss the passion of Philadelphia fans.

Hillary had no idea who would replace her.

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