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Flyers take on New Jersey Devils in 2019-20 home opener

Club returns home from Europe to face Metropolitan rival on October 9 at Wells Fargo Center

by PhiladelphiaFlyers.com @NHLFlyers

The Philadelphia Flyers announced they will take on the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday, October 9 for their first game of the 2019-20 season at the Wells Fargo Center.

The game marks the first contest the Flyers will play after opening the regular season in the Czech Republic, when they take on the Chicago Blackhawks in Prague on Oct. 4 as part of the National Hockey League Global Series.

In conjunction with the NHL, the Flyers will announce the full 2019-20 season schedule on Tuesday, June 25. Stayed tuned to PhiladelphiaFlyers.com to get the Flyers' full schedule in multiple formats for download.

This will be the sixth time in team history that the Flyers have played their home opener against the Devils, and first since the 2014-15 season. New Jersey posted a 31-41-10 record for 72 points last season and the Flyers split the season series with the Devils, going 2-2-0.

HOME OPENERS vs. NEW JERSEY

2014-15: Devils 6, Flyers 4
1992-93: Flyers 6, Devils 4
1989-90: Devils 6, Flyers 2
1988-89: Flyers 4, Devils 1
1985-86: Devils 6, Flyers 5

 

Overall, the Flyers own a 28-17-6 record in home openers. 

Flyers fans can get their first look at the 2019-20 team during training camp, which officially opens in September, and a seven-game preseason schedule which concludes in Lausanne, Switzerland with an exhibition game against Lausanne HC on Monday, September 30 at Vaudoise Arena.

For a full schedule of the preseason, click HERE.

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