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The Skinny on the Wild Card Race (thru games of Friday, March 31st)

Friday's results:  NYR 2 at BUF 3 (OT),   Winnipeg beat Detroit 6-2 The Wild Card Race 1. Isles 87 points (33 regulation wins) in 76 g...

Friday, April 26, 2013

If it's Pittsburgh....

the series won't open until at least Wednesday.  Consol is booked Tuesday night; there's also an Arena Football game on Saturday night there, which would suggest the series could open either Wednesday-Friday or Wednesday-Saturday afternoon.  NBC will carry a playoff game over the air on Saturday 5/4 at 12:30.

Other potential first round sites:
  • Montreal will open Tuesday/Thursday.  (The Bell Centre is booked Wednesday/Friday/Saturday)
  • The only building conflict in Boston is a potential game 6 next Friday.  However, the Knicks could have that series won before the NHL announces the playoff schedule on Sunday.
  • There are no conflicts with Washington hosting game 1-2.
 Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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