Canucks to open season with a game against Vancouver Canucks

Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins is set to start the season with an opening game against the Canucks.

The game will be played on April 12, 2019.

The Canucks will be on a road trip to take on the Calgary Flames and will then face the San Jose Sharks in Edmonton on April 19.

The Canucks will also host the Colorado Avalanche on April 23.

A source close to the decision confirmed to ESPN FC that Desjards plan to play the Canucks on April 9.

The game will kick off at 5:30 p.m.

PT and will be televised live on Sportsnet.