MSG Networks is the home of the first round of the NHL Playoffs

Exclusive Local Coverage of the Islanders-Penguins Series

Tuesday, 04.30.2013 / 10:41 AM ET / News
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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 Date Opponent Time Network Pre/Post
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

MSG Networks is the exclusive local television home of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls, and the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. MSG Networks also telecasts over 100 live college basketball games and over 40 live college football games from top national conferences (SEC, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, Conference USA), as well as horse racing, boxing and award-winning original programming. In 2013, MSG Networks received 18 New York Emmy Awards, including 16 for MSG and one each for MSG+ and MSG.com. MSG’s 85 Emmys over the past six years are more than any single network or station in the region during that time.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 6 2 4 3 6
J. Bailey 6 2 3 2 5
N. Leddy 6 0 5 1 5
R. Strome 6 2 1 1 3
K. Okposo 6 2 1 1 3
C. Clutterbuck 6 2 1 2 3
B. Nelson 5 2 0 1 2
N. Kulemin 6 1 1 0 2
L. Visnovsky 4 0 2 5 2
J. Boychuk 6 0 2 1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 3 3 1 .926 2.34
M. Neuvirth 0 0 0 1.000 0.00

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