Islanders Release 2013-14 Schedule

Home Opener October 5 vs. Columbus; 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium on January 29 vs. Rangers

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Islanders Release 2013-14 Schedule
Home Opener October 5 vs. Columbus; 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium on January 29 vs. Rangers

The New York Islanders have released their schedule for the 2013-14 regular season. The team will play its home opener at Nassau Coliseum, Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. against their new divisional rival, the Columbus Blue Jackets.

With the debut of the National Hockey League’s newly formatted divisions this season, the 82-game schedule will see the Islanders face the New Jersey Devils and the New York Rangers five times each, with meetings against both during the month of October. The team will open the season on the road against the Devils on Friday, Oct. 4 at Prudential Center. John Tavares and the Islanders will host the cross-town-rival Rangers at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

The intensity of the first-round playoff matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins will return to Uniondale on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Jan. 23. The Islanders play their divisional opponents, the Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals, two times each at Nassau Coliseum. Below is a breakdown of the newly-named Metropolitan Division matchups at Nassau Coliseum.

DATE OPPONENT TIME
Saturday, Oct. 5 Columbus Blue Jackets 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19 Carolina Hurricanes 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 26 Philadelphia Flyers 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 29 New York Rangers 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 30 Washington Capitals 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 3 Pittsburgh Penguins 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 28 New Jersey Devils 7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 4 Carolina Hurricanes 7 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 20 Philadelphia Flyers 1 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 23 Pittsburgh Penguins 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 29 New York Rangers 7 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 1 New Jersey Devils 1 p.m.
Sunday, Mar. 23 Columbus Blue Jackets 1 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 29 New Jersey Devils 7 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 5 Washington Capitals 5 p.m.

* Denotes 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series Game at Yankee Stadium vs. NY Rangers

The Islanders will play at least one home and one road game against every team in the National Hockey League this year. The NHL will go on hiatus in mid-February for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, with the Islanders off from Feb. 9-26.

The Islanders are slated to host several games surrounding national holidays this season, starting with the day-before Thanksgiving matchup against the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday, Nov. 27. On Black Friday, Nov. 29, the Detroit Red Wings will make their first trip to Nassau Coliseum as members of the Eastern Conference. The Islanders will play games throughout the winter holiday season, including Saturday, Dec. 28 against New Jersey and Thursday, Jan. 2 versus the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. On Monday, Jan. 20, the Islanders will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a home matchup against Philadelphia.

The Ottawa Senators visit Long Island for the Islanders’ final home game of the regular season on Tuesday, Apr. 8.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 75 34 40 -1 74
R. Strome 74 15 31 19 46
K. Okposo 53 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 74 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 75 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 69 23 16 14 39
J. Bailey 63 15 23 6 38
J. Boychuk 65 8 25 10 33
T. Hamonic 65 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 71 10 19 16 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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