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|