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Flyers face San Jose Sharks in 2018-19 home opener

Club will take on Western Conference rival on October 9 at Wells Fargo Center

by @NHLFlyers

As part of the National Hockey League's announcement of the 2018-19 season schedule, the Flyers revealed that they will take on the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to open their home schedule at the Wells Fargo Center.

The NHL will announce the full 2018-19 season schedule on Thursday, June 21 at approximately 5 p.m. ET during NHL Tonight: 2018-19 Schedule Release on the NHL Network. Stayed tuned to at 5:30 p.m. ET to get the Flyers' full schedule. 

The Flyers opened last season in San Jose as part of the Sharks' home opener, earning a 5-3 win in the Shark Tank, but this is the first time in club history that the Flyers will take on the San Jose in Philadelphia as part of their home opener.

Last season, the Flyers opened the Wells Fargo Center against the eventual Stanley Cup Champion, Washington Capitals, earning an 8-2 win and will look to make it three wins in the last four home openers come Oct. 9.

Flyers fans can get a first-look at the team during their nine-game preseason slate of games during Training Camp. CLICK HERE for the complete preseason schedule.

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