By Mary Cunningham

The Flyers are counting the days until they select a future game-changer with the No. 2 pick in the NHL draft.

So they made a modicum of news yesterday by releasing their preseason schedule for this fall:

  • Sunday, September 17, 1 p.m.: Flyers @ Islanders in Uniondale, N.Y.
  • Wednesday, September 20, 7 p.m.: Flyers @ Islanders in Brooklyn, N.Y. (SPLIT SQUAD)
  • Wednesday, September 20, 7 p.m.: Islanders @ Flyers in Allentown, Pa. (SPLIT SQUAD)
  • Thursday, September 21, 7 p.m.: Flyers @ Bruins in Boston, Mass.
  • Monday, September 25, 7 p.m.: Flyers @ Rangers in New York, N.Y.
  • Tuesday, September 26, 7 p.m.: Rangers @ Flyers in Philly.
  • Thursday, September 28, 7 p.m.: Bruins @ Flyers in Philly.
  • Sunday, October 1, Time TBD: Islanders @ Flyers in Philly.