FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10th—ISLANDERS AT CAROLINA 7:00PM
[MSG+ (Islanders pre-game at 6:30pm), 88.7 WRHU-FM, 103.9 WRCN]
The Islanders begin their 43rd NHL season when they visit Carolina. It's the only NHL game scheduled on Friday; all of the other 28 teams open either Wednesday or Thursday.
Opening Night Skinny:
This is the first time the Isles have ever opened a season against the Hurricanes franchise. Saturday's home opener will mark the second time (2005) that Carolina has provided the opposition for the Isles' home opener.