Islanders First Round Schedule Released

Islanders to face Penguins in best-of-seven series starting Wednesday, May 1 in Pittsburgh

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Islanders First Round Schedule Released
Islanders to face Penguins in best-of-seven series starting Wednesday, May 1 in Pittsburgh

The National Hockey League announced today the schedule for the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series between the New York Islanders and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The best-of-seven series opens with two games at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Game 1 is set for Wednesday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Game 2 scheduled for Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.

Playoff hockey returns to Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, May 5 for Game 3 of the series, with face-off slated for noon. The series remains on Long Island for Game 4 on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m.

If necessary, the series will shift back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. The Islanders would host Game 6 on Saturday, May 11, while Game 7 would be the following day in Pittsburgh on Sunday, May 12. Times for Games 6 and 7 have not yet been released by the NHL.

The Islanders single-game tickets for the first two rounds of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs are on sale to the general public through www.newyorkislanders.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Fans can also purchase tickets at the Nassau Coliseum Box Office.

2013 EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS:

SERIES A TIME (ET) #1 Pittsburgh vs. #8 NY Islanders Networks
Wednesday, May 1 7:30 p.m. NY Islanders at Pittsburgh NBC Sports Network, TSN, MSG PLUS
Friday, May 3 7 p.m. NY Islanders at Pittsburgh NBC Sports Network, TSN, MSG PLUS
Sunday, May 5 12:00 p.m. Pittsburgh at NY Islanders NBC, TSN
Tuesday, May 7 7:00 p.m. Pittsburgh at NY Islanders NBC Sports Network, TSN, MSG PLUS
*Thursday, May 9 7:00 p.m. NY Islanders at Pittsburgh TSN, MSG PLUS
*Saturday, May 11 TBD Pittsburgh at NY Islanders TSN, MSG PLUS
*Sunday, May 12 TBD NY Islanders at Pittsburgh TSN, MSG PLUS

*If necessary

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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