The National Hockey League announced the dates, times and national broadcast information for the 2007 Stanley Cup Playoff Conference Quarterfinal round between the Islanders and Sabres, which begins Thursday, April 12.
Games 1 and 2 will be played in Buffalo on Thursday and Saturday night. The Stanley Cup Playoffs return to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Monday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 18.
2007 EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
New York Islanders vs. Buffalo Sabres
Thursday, April 12 8:00 p.m. Islanders at Buffalo FSN NY 2, TSN
Saturday, April 14 7:30 p.m. Islanders at Buffalo MSG, VERSUS, ,TSN
Monday, April 16 7:30 p.m. Buffalo at Islanders FSN NY, VERSUS, TSN
Wednesday, April 18 7:30 p.m. Buffalo at Islanders FSN NY, VERSUS, TSN
* Friday, April 20 7:00 p.m. Islanders at Buffalo VERSUS, TSN
* Sunday, April 22 7:00 p.m. Buffalo at Islanders VERSUS, TSN
* Tuesday, April 24 TBD Islanders at Buffalo TSN
You can get Islanders Playoff Tickets right now through ticketmaster.com. You could also call Ticketmaster immediately at 631.888.9000. Their charge-by-phone service is available 24 hours a day.
Fans willing to wait until Monday can get their seats at the Nassau Coliseum box office. The Coliseum box office opens at 9:30 Monday morning and is open from 9:30 am - 4:45 pm from Monday through Friday this week.
The Islanders' Team Store at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville is also selling Islanders Stanley Cup Playoff Tickets. The store opens Monday at 10:00 am.
The schedule of Islanders local broadcasts, with Howie Rose, Billy Jaffe and Deb Kaufman, will likely be announced on Monday. National network television coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be provided in the United States by NBC and VERSUS and in Canada on CBC, TSN and RDS.
VERSUS begins its coverage Wednesday with a doubleheader featuring Pittsburgh at Ottawa (7 p.m., ET) followed by Dallas at Vancouver (10 p.m., ET). The network anticipates airing up to 52 playoff games, as well as Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.