The NHL schedule was released last week. Save the date of October 2nd because the Flyers will be opening up their season at Carolina to take on Brind’Amour and those Hurricanes. Then on October 4th we will be in New Jersey to face the Devils before they finally come home. They’ll come back to Philadelphia on the 6th for a home opener versus the Capitals which should be a reception to a highly energized crowd. Hopefully, it will not be like last year’s home opener in which we hosted the Rangers to a 4-3 loss that saw us trying to come back way too late after being down 4-0.
Maybe starting out on the road versus a tough conference and division opponent will light a fire under their asses and start the season the right way so we aren’t looking for a win in the 6th game of the season. Nothing would be better than being 2-0 and coming home to a sell-out, crazed orange Wachovia Center crowd. Either way, looks to be a great season complete with great matchups and of course, the Winter Classic 2010 at Fenway Park which I hope to be attending.
Full schedule available on the Flyers official website.