Atlantic Division Champion Panthers to Play New York Islanders in First Round Playoff Matchup

For longtime fans of the Florida Panthers, this is an amazing year. The team has played better than ever, and have fought to capture not only a berth in the 2016 playoffs, but won the Atlantic Division in convincing fashion. Now, the whole sporting world is taking notice, and it’s even garnering attention from Hollywood superstar Kevin Spacey, whose face is emblazoned on one of their collectible hoodies!

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Below is the complete series schedule for the Panthers and Islanders:
GAME 1Thursday, April 14, 8:00 p.m. – NY Islanders at Florida
(TV: FS Florida, CNBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports)
GAME 2Friday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. – NY Islanders at Florida
(TV: FS Florida, NHL Network, Sportsnet 360, TVA Sports)
GAME 3Sunday, April 17, 8:00 p.m. – Florida at NY Islanders
(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports)
GAME 4Wednesday, April 20, 8:00 p.m. – Florida at NY Islanders
(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports)
GAME 5*Friday, April 22, TBD – NY Islanders at Florida
(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, National TBD)
GAME 6*Sunday, April 24, TBD –  Florida at NY Islanders
(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, National TBD)
GAME 7*Tuesday, April 26, TBD – NY Islanders at Florida
(TV: FS Florida/FS Sun, National TBD)
*If necessary
Individual game tickets for the Panthers home games during the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs are on sale now. For ticket information please call (954) 835-PUCK (7825) or visit FloridaPanthers.com/Playoffs.