Pittsburgh Penguins host New York Islanders within the first spherical of the playoffs – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs takes place in the East Division.

The penguins meet the New York Islanders in round 1. The Penguins won the MassMutual East Division while the Islanders finished fourth.

NY #Islanders vs #Penguins in the first round of the ITS OFFICIAL playoffs

– Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) May 11, 2021

It will be the sixth playoff series between the teams. The Penguins defeated the Islanders in six of eight regular season games in the 2020-21 season.

Confirmed: The @penguins and @NYIslanders will meet in the first round of the # StanleyCup Playoffs 2021.

This is the sixth series of playoffs between the clubs, with New York having a 4-1 lead so far, including a sweep in the final session (first round 2019). #NHLStats pic.twitter.com/LhxU8WYBi5

– NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 11, 2021

See you soon @NYIslanders. pic.twitter.com/yDTSecMubq

– Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) May 11, 2021

The NHL has not yet announced when the series will start.

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