Last season's Stanley Cup finalists found themselves on the losing end of their home openers as the 2011-12 NHL season kicked off Thursday.The defending champion Boston Bruins gave up goals to Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek in the final minute of the first period in a 2-1 lo s to the new-look Philadelphia Flyers.The win came after the Bruins Clinton Portis Jersey raised their Stanley Cup banners to the rafters in an emotionally charged ceremony at the TD Garden."It was a big night for Boston, but we came here with a busine s," said high-priced goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, who was making his Flyers debut. "We did not came here to Ryan Anderson Jersey celebrate with them."In Vancouver, the defending Western Conference champion Canucks battled back from a pair of two-goal deficits, but ultimately fell 4-3 in a shootout to a Pittsburgh Penguins team still mi sing superstar Darrell Green Jersey Sidney Crosby."It was definitely fast for the first game of the season,'' said Pittsburgh forward Matt Cooke, who returned to haunt his old team with two goals."They have a great squad. I know the expectations for their team is to be there (Stanley Cup final) in the end, and that's similar to us. It was two good teams going at it at a pretty high pace.''Also Thursday, Toronto opened against longtime rival Montreal for the second straight season, with the Maple Leafs defeating the Canadiens 2-0 behind 32 saves from James Reimer.At Boston, Brad Marchand scored an early goal for the Bruins before the momentum turned the Flyers' way.Bryzgalov made 22 saves and Jaromir Jagr recorded his 1,600th NHL point in his first game back Vernon Davis Jersey in the league after three years in Ru sia.