The New York Islanders finished with the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference after Ottawa’s win over Boston on Sunday night. Unfortunately that leaves them to face high-powered Pittsburgh Penguins team.
In this year’s short season, Pittsburgh dominated all season and finished on top in the East with 72 points. The Islanders finished the short season with a 24-17-7 record It will definitely be a tough matchup for the Islanders, but will be one worth watching.
Below is the Islanders start times and dates against the Penguins:
2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals : No. 1 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. No. 8 New York Islanders
Wednesday, May 1 7:30 p.m. New York Islanders at Pittsburgh
Friday, May 3 7:00 p.m. New York Islanders at Pittsburgh
Sunday, May 5 12:00 p.m. Pittsburgh at New York Islanders
Tuesday, May 7 7:00 p.m. Pittsburgh at New York Islanders
*Thursday, May 9 7:00 p.m. New York Islanders at Pittsburgh
*Saturday, May 11 TBD Pittsburgh at New York Islanders
*Sunday, May 12 TBD New York Islanders at Pittsburgh