>Flyers to open season on Oct. 19 vs. Vancouver

      The Flyers announced today they will take on the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. ET for their first game of the 2024-25 season at the Wells Fargo Center.

      Philadelphia enters its 57th season of play since joining the NHL in 1967-68. This year marks the second season in a row and third time in the last four years the Flyers have hosted the Canucks in their home opener.

      Overall, it will be the sixth time they have faced Vancouver in their home opener, having previously gone unbeaten in regulation at 4-0-1.

      The Flyers posted a 38-33-11 record for 87 points in 2023-24, which was a 12-point improvement from the previous season. The Canucks also improved on their season, posting a 50-23-9 record last season with a 26-point improvement from 2022-23.

      In conjunction with the NHL, the Flyers will announce their full 2024-25 season schedule on Tuesday.

      Overall, the Flyers own a 32-17-7 record in home openers.

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