The Flyers 50th Anniversary season will start with a trip through the Western conference. The season starts on October 14th against the LA Kings. From there the Flyers will play Arizona and then Chicago before coming back to Philadelphia for the home opener on October 20th.
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We get a Flyers/Pittsburgh early in the season. October 29th, the Penguins will be in Philly, but we won’t be seeing a lot of the best rivalry in hockey; the two teams don’t play each other again until late February. That last game against Pittsburgh will be the NHL Coors Light Stadium Series game at Heinz Field. The Flyers will see bothe the NJ Devils and the Carolina Hurricanes five times each this season. They’ll play three games of the Jersey series in New Jersey and will host the Hurricanes three times.
The Flyers will see both the NJ Devils and the Carolina Hurricanes five times each this season. They’ll play three games of the Jersey series in New Jersey and will host the Hurricanes three times.
The first month of the season is packed with 10 games in 17 days including three back-to-back series. The Flyers don’t have a lot of extended time off through the season; the longest stretches without a game are two five-game breaks at Christmas and then in mid-January. That could be a good thing. Last season the Flyers went on a few long breaks just as they would build up a winning streak and would come back looking slow and rusty. Maybe without a lot of time off, the Flyers can avoid losing momentum.
You can see the rest of the details on the Flyers site.
Still no word on which games we’ll see the Flyers wearing the 5oth Anniversary jerseys, which have yet to be unveiled.