This Fall starts the 57th year of Flyers hockey in Philadelphia.
After two frustrating seasons, new management hopes to right the ship and return the Flyers to their winning ways.
The Flyers preseason consists of six games taking place from September 25th through October 5th.
This upcoming season is highlighted by must-see matchups against the superstars of the league, our biggest rivals, and former players’ return to Philadelphia.
The regular season kicks off on Thursday, October 12th, in Columbus to take on Patrik Laine, Johnny Gaudreau, and the rest of the Blue Jackets. Followed by a Saturday matinee in Ottawa against our former captain Claude Giroux on the 14th. The first home game of the year takes place on Tuesday, October 17th, against the Canucks followed by Connor McDavid and the Oilers on the 19th.
The Flyers travel to Nevada to meet the defending Stanley Cup Champion Vegas Golden Knights on the 24th before ending the month hosting the Metropolitan Division Champion Carolina Hurricanes on the 30th.
The month starts with a home-and-home series against Buffalo on 1st and 3rd. Followed immediately by the first back-to-back game on the 4th, hosting the Kings. The orange and black then embark on their yearly California trip from the 7th to the 11th to play the Sharks, Ducks, and Kings before returning home to host Vegas on Saturday the 18th and Columbus on Sunday the 19th.
Igor Shesterkin and the New York Rangers are in town for the annual Black Friday game on the 24th for a one o’clock puck drop.
The Keystone State rivalry is renewed on December 2nd and 4th during a home-and-home series against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, followed by a road trip to Arizona, Colorado, and Nashville from the 7th to the 12th. Shayne Gostisbehere and the Detroit Red Wings make their one and only visit to Philadelphia on the 16th.
After the Christmas break, the Flyers go on their annual Western Canadian road trip with stops in Vancouver, Seattle, Calgary, and Edmonton.
January is a great time to catch a game in South Philadelphia, as nine of their fourteen games are at home. This includes two, four-game home stands, only broken up by a three-game trip to the Midwest.
Three important homecomings happen this month: Johnny Gaudreau on the 4th, Claude Giroux on the 21st, and James van Riemsdyk on the 27th with the Boston Bruins.
This month is headlined by the NHL Stadium Series in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Flyers will take in outside for the 6th time in franchise history to face the New Jersey Devils on the 17th at MetLife Stadium, where the city of Philadelphia will be hoping for a third Miracle in the Meadowlands.
This is followed up by a trip to Chicago on the 21st to see the reformed Blackhawks and a Saturday-Sunday matchup against the Rangers, on the 24th and Penguins, on the 25th.
The Broad Street Bullies play every Saturday in the month of March, including three home games. Headlined by Claude Giroux and the Senators on the 2nd, the President Trophy Bruins on the 23rd, and Connor Bedard’s Blackhawks on the 30th.
Fan favorite Kevin Hayes returns to the City of Brotherly Love on the 4th with his new team, the St. Louis Blues.
The 2023-24 season ends with seven games in April, including a four-game road trip and a two-game homestand.
The last game of the year is on the 16th against the Washington Capitals at the Wells Fargo Center. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin may be on pace to pass Wayne Gretzky for the most goals in league history by the end of the season.
The first full season under General Manager Danny Briere and President Keith Jones gives fans hope for the future.