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"The Skinny" By Eric Hornick Game 29 Boston 3, Isles 1 Brad Marchand broke a scoreless tie midway through the game and Jake DeBrus...

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Isles will be first in 2009-10!

First to play a game, that is!  Only 33 days away.

There's relatively little chance that the Isles will play in the last game of the 2009-2010 season, but they will play in the first -- their game on September 14th is the earliest pre-season game, based on the complete schedule released by the NHL this morning.

(Note that there are some time differences between this and what the Isles previously announced themselves.  However, I think that the Isles may have the time right in Saskatoon.  Those are listed as 7:00 local starts.  While Saskatchewan is in the central time zone (the things you learn by reading Forever1940), they do not observe Daylight Savings Time, which would make these 9:00 NY time games.)

MONDAY, SEPT. 14
NY Islanders vs. Vancouver, at Terrace, B.C. (Terrace Sportsplex), 10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16
NY Islanders at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 17
NY Islanders at Calgary, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19
Calgary vs. NY Islanders, at Saskatoon, Sask. (Credit Union Centre), 8 p.m.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 20
Edmonton vs. NY Islanders, at Saskatoon, Sask. (Credit Union Centre), 8 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 22
Los Angeles vs. NY Islanders, at Kansas City, Mo. (Sprint Center), 8 p.m.
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23
New Jersey at NY Islanders, 7 p.m.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 29
NY Islanders at New Jersey, 7 p.m.

 Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982.

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