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Atlantic Division Champion Florida Panthers to Meet New York Islanders in First Round Playoff Matchup

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. – The National Hockey League announced today the schedule for the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series between the Florida Panthers and New York Islanders will begin on Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. at the BB&T Center. The series will be televised locally by FOX Sports Florida and nationally on NBC Sports Network, CNBC and USA. A complete channel listing for FOX Sports Florida coverage as well as pre and postgame show coverage will be announced throughout the series. The series will also be broadcast in Canada on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.

Below is the complete series schedule for the Panthers and Islanders:

GAME 1 – Thursday, April 14, 8:00 p.m. – NY Islanders at Florida

(TV: FS Florida, CNBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports)

GAME 2 – Friday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. – NY Islanders at Florida

(TV: FS Sun, NHL Network, Sportsnet 360, TVA Sports)

GAME 3 – Sunday, April 17, 8:00 p.m. – Florida at NY Islanders

(TV: FS Florida, NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports)

GAME 4 – Wednesday, April 20, 8:00 p.m. – Florida at NY Islanders

(TV: FS Sun, USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports)

GAME 5* – Friday, April 22, TBD – NY Islanders at Florida

(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, National TBD)

GAME 6* – Sunday, April 24, TBD – Florida at NY Islanders

(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, National TBD)

GAME 7* – Tuesday, April 26, TBD – NY Islanders at Florida

(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, National TBD)

*If necessary

Individual game tickets for the Panthers home games during the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs are on sale now. For ticket information please call (954) 835-PUCK (7825) or visit FloridaPanthers.com/Playoffs.

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