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Golden Knights to face Philadelphia Flyers in 2018 home opener

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October can’t get here quick enough!

Philadelphia Flyers v Vegas Golden Knights Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The Golden Knights’ full 2018-19 schedule won’t be released until Thursday at 2:30 p.m. PT, but we now know who Vegas will be facing in its home opener.

On Thursday, Oct. 4, the Golden Knights will square off against the Philadelphia Flyers in their first home game of the regular season.

The last time the Knights faced Philadelphia at home, the Flyers walked out of T-Mobile Arena with a 4-1 victory. The Knights responded in their second meeting against the Flyers, though, beating them 3-2 while giving Marc-Andre Fleury his 400th career win. Fleury has a 28-18-2 record in 54 regular season matchups against the Flyers.

Two days after Vegas’ home opener, the Knights will travel to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild in their home opener. Vegas lost to Minnesota in each of their three meetings last season.