The Philadelphia Flyers have announced their preseason schedule. They will play eight games starting on Monday, September 26 and ending on Saturday, October 8. They will face the New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers twice during preseason play.
The Flyers will play four games in the first three days of their preseason due to its annual split squad game. The split squad game will take place on Sept. 26 with the Flyers will send one squad to the Prudential Center to face the Devils. The other squad will go to the Barclays Center to face the New York Islanders. The following night, the Orange and Black will see home ice for the first time during the preseason against the Islanders.
The game on Wednesday, September 28 versus the Devils will be played at the PPL Center, which is the home of the Flyers’ AHL Affiliate, Lehigh Valley Phantoms. This is the second year on a row that the Flyers will host a NHL preseason game at PPL Center. The Flyers hosted the New York Islanders there last season and won the game 5-3.
In the final four games of the preseason, Philadelphia will see the Boston Bruins twice and the New York Rangers twice. One game in each series will be home and one will be away.
The Bruins face the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, October 1. This will only be Philadelphia’s second “home” game of the preseason. The Flyers and New York Rangers will then play a home-and-home series. The Orange and Black will host the Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center for the first time during the preseason on Monday, October 3. The Rangers will return the favor on Thursday, October 6 at Madison Square Garden.
Philadelphia will wrap up the preseason on Saturday, October 8 against the Bruins at TD Garden, which will be at 5 p.m. All of the other seven preseason games for the Flyers will be at 7 p.m.