MSG Networks is the home of the first round of the NHL Playoffs
Exclusive Local Coverage of the Islanders-Penguins Series
MSG Networks, New York’s home for playoff hockey, will have the exclusive local telecasts of six of the seven potential games, including Game 1, of the Islanders-Penguins 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series on MSG+. The full schedule for the series is listed below.
On Wednesday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m., the Islanders take on the top-seeded Penguins in Game 1. Coverage on MSG+ will include the “Visa Islanders Game Night” pregame show at 7:00 p.m. and postgame coverage following the final horn. MSG+ will also have exclusive local coverage of Game 2 and Game 4, as well as Games 5, 6 and 7, if necessary. Game 3 will be broadcast nationally on NBC.
MSG+’s Islanders coverage will feature play-by-play announcer Howie Rose alongside Islanders legend Butch Goring in the booth, as well as host Peter Ruttgaizer and reporter Stan Fischler.
|2013 MSG+ Islanders Playoff Telecast Schedule (*If necessary)|
|Game 1||Wed., May 1||@ Pittsburgh||7:30 p.m.||MSG+||7:00/10:00 p.m.|
|Game 2||Fri., May 3||@ Pittsburgh||7:00 p.m.||MSG+||6:30/9:30 p.m.|
|Game 3||Sun., May 5||Pittsburgh||12:00 p.m.||NBC||--------|
|Game 4||Tues., May 7||Pittsburgh||7:00 p.m.||MSG+||6:30/9:30 p.m.|
|Game 5*||Thurs., May 9||@ Pittsburgh||7:00 p.m.||MSG+||6:30/9:30 p.m.|
|Game 6*||Sat., May 11||Pittsburgh||TBD||MSG+||TBD|
|Game 7*||Sun., May 12||@ Pittsburgh||TBD||MSG+||TBD|