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Islanders partner with ESPN Radio to broadcast Game 5

Hofstra University radio call will broadcast on ESPN NY 98.7

Thursday, 05.09.2013 / 10:40 AM / News
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Islanders partner with ESPN Radio to broadcast Game 5
Hofstra University radio call will broadcast on ESPN NY 98.7

The New York Islanders announced today that ESPN New York 98.7 FM, as well as the Islanders official radio station Hofstra University WRHU 88.7, will both broadcast Game Five of the Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins series, live tonight at 7 p.m. The first-round Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series is tied at two games apiece. Chris King, the Islanders play-by-play announcer and color analyst Kevin Dexter, will call the action.

“With the heightened excitement surrounding New York Islanders hockey, we’re pleased to work with ESPN New York and our broadcast partner at Hofstra University, WRHU, to deliver the game to our passionate fans throughout the tri-state area,” New York Islanders Senior Vice President, Michael Picker said.

Dave Roberts, general manager and vice president, ESPN New York 98.7 FM, said, “Our mission is to serve New York sports fans by delivering the best possible content. By teaming up with the New York Islanders and Hofstra University radio on this special presentation, we are super serving hockey fans.”

About ESPN New York 98.7 FM

ESPN New York 98.7FM provides fans complete coverage of New York sports and is the flagship station of ESPN Radio providing sports talk, local and national play-by-play as well as breaking news coverage. It’s the official radio home for three of New York’s most iconic teams: the Jets, Knicks and Rangers. The station also carries Major League Baseball (including the entire postseason), the NBA, the BCS, other local college sports and more. Select content is also streamed live on www.ESPNNewYork.com.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
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9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
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F. Nielsen 46 9 16 4 25
J. Boychuk 36 4 18 15 22
J. Bailey 34 8 13 8 21
N. Leddy 46 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 46 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 40 13 5 7 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
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C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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