The Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers kick-off the NHL season on Thursday night with a nationally televised matchup. Boston's road back to the Stanley Cup Finals, after taking last year's championship in seven games, begins on a small opening night slate, with three games set to take place in the evening.
Here's the basic information for Thursday night's matchup.
Game time: The puck drops to open the NHL season at 7 p.m. EDT.
Location: The Boston Bruins will play the role of host, with the matchup set to take place at TD Garden Arena.
TV information: Coverage of Thursday night's opener can be found on Versus.
Odds: The Bruins are favored in the matchup with a moneyline of -150. Philadelphia is currently at +130 on the moneyline.
For more on this game and the two teams involved, head over to Stanley Cup of Chowder, for Boston Bruins coverage, and Broad Street Hockey, for Philadelphia Flyers coverage. Be sure to check out our NHL hub, as well.