The National Hockey League announced this morning that the First Round playoff series between the Penguins and New York Islanders will begin this Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 PM at Nassau Coliseum in New York. Game 2 will be Friday, April 12 at 7:30 PM at Nassau Coliseum.
Both games 1 and 2 will be broadcast locally on AT&T SportsNet.
The series shifts to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh beginning with Game 3 on Sunday, April 14 at 12:00 noon. That game will be a national broadcast on NBC.
Game 4 at PPG Paints Arena will be Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 PM, and it will be aired locally on AT&T SportsNet.
Starting times and television information for Games 5-7 will be announced should those games become necessary.
Below is a look at the complete Penguins-Islanders First Round schedule:
|1 ||Wed., Apr. 10 ||7:30 PM ||AT&T SportsNet ||Nassau Coliseum |
|2 ||Fri., Apr. 12 ||7:30 PM ||AT&T SportsNet ||Nassau Coliseum |
|3 ||Sun., Apr. 14 ||12:00 PM ||NBC ||PPG Paints Arena |
|4 ||Tue., Apr 16 ||7:30 PM ||AT&T SportsNet ||PPG Paints Arena |
|*5 ||Thur., Apr. 18 ||TBD ||TBD ||Nassau Coliseum |
|*6 ||Sat., Apr. 20 ||TBD ||TBD ||PPG Paints Arena |
|*7 ||Mon., Apr. 22 ||TBD ||TBD ||Nassau Coliseum |
|Game # ||Day/Date ||Time ||TV ||Location |
|*If necessary |