The National Hockey League has officially released their national television schedule for the upcoming 2010-11 season. The Islanders have the possibility of a total of three nationally televised games including an NBC game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
On January 23, the Islanders will host the Buffalo Sabres at the Nassau Coliseum at 3 p.m., with the game currently sitting as one of the three possible games that NBC can exclusively cover. The other two choices are the Chicago Blackhawks visiting the Philadelphia Flyers and the Florida Panthers taking on the New Jersey Devils.
This season, the Islanders will have two of their road games televised on Versus, with only the first, set for October 13 at the Verizon Center against the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m., having exclusive broadcast rights. Versus will also cover the Islanders game on February 2 at the new Consol Energy Center against the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7 p.m.