BROOKLYN (April 13, 2016) – The New York Islanders’ Stanley Cup Playoff games for the First Round will be broadcast on either CBS RADIO’S WFAN 660 AM/101.9 FM or WCBS Newsradio 880, starting Thursday night on WCBS 880 when the team takes on the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida.
Islanders Radio Network broadcasters Chris King and Greg Picker will perform play-by-play and analyst duties, respectively.
The Islanders will host Games 3 and 4 of their seven-game series against the Panthers on Sunday, April 17 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m. Game 6, if necessary, is set for Sunday, April 24 at Barclays Center.
On April 17, WFAN will broadcast live from Barclays Center with a two-hour pre-game show anchored by Boomer Esiason and Chris Moore beginning at 6 p.m.
“We are thrilled to partner with CBS RADIO to provide the Islanders with widespread exposure during the team’s Stanley Cup Playoff games,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment. “We are excited to deliver great playoff action to fans throughout the tri-state area.”
“We’re excited to be able to bring Stanley Cup playoff hockey to the entire Metropolitan area on two of our great radio stations: WCBS Newsradio 880 and Sports Radio 66/101.9FM WFAN,” said Marc Rayfield, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO New York.
The full broadcast schedule is listed below. All games will also be streamed live on www.wfan.com.
Game 1 – Thursday, April 14 (BB&T Center) – 8 p.m. - WCBS
Game 2 – Friday, April 15 (BB&T Center) – 7:30 p.m. - WCBS
Game 3 – Sunday, April 17 (Barclays Center) – 8 p.m. - WFAN
Game 4 – Wednesday, April 20 (Barclays Center) – 8 p.m. - WCBS
Game 5* – Friday, April 22 (BB&T Center) – TBD - WCBS
Game 6* – Sunday, April 24 (Barclays Center) – TBD – WFAN or WCBS
Game 7* – Tuesday, April 26 (BB&T Center) – TBD – WCBS
* If necessary