Flames open on HNIC

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, Last Updated: 9:08 AM ET

Calgary Flames fans won't have to wait long to see their favourite team on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada.

The network announced its schedule yesterday for the upcoming NHL season, with the Flames and the Vancouver Canucks facing off in the late game Thursday, Oct. 1, the first HNIC broadcast on opening night.

The Flames are back in action on CBC two nights later, battling the Edmonton Oilers in another instalment of the Battle of Alberta.

Thirteen Flames games will be aired on HNIC, including eight home dates.

TSN also announced their regular-season broadcast schedule yesterday, featuring 10 Flames games.


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