WCBS-A, WFAN/New York To Air Islanders' Opening Round Playoff Games
April 13, 2016 at 11:38 AM (PT)
The NEW YORK ISLANDERS, normally heard on HOFSTRA noncommercial WRHU/HEMPSTEAD, LONG ISLAND, NY, will have their opening-round Stanley Cup playoff games broadcast on CBS RADIO News WCBS-A or Sports WFAN-A-F/NEW YORK.
WCBS will air the first two games against the FLORIDA PANTHERS at SUNRISE, FL on THURSDAY and FRIDAY (4/14-15), with WFAN carrying SUNDAY's Game 3 from BROOKLYN and WCBS back for Game 4 on WEDNESDAY. If the series goes past four games, WCBS will carry Games 5 and 7, with the outlet for Game 6 yet to be determined. The ISLES' usual broadcast team of CHRIS KING and GREG PICKER will call the games, and the SUNDAY game will be accompanied by a two-hour pre-game show live from BARCLAYS CENTER with BOOMER ESIASON and CHRIS MOORE.
“We are thrilled to partner with CBS RADIO to provide the ISLANDERS with widespread exposure during the team’s Stanley Cup Playoff games,” said BROOKLYN SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CEO BRETT YORMARK. “We are excited to deliver great playoff action to fans throughout the tri-state area.”
“We’re excited to be able to bring Stanley Cup playoff hockey to the entire Metropolitan area on two of our great radio stations: WCBS NEWSRADIO 880 AND SPORTS RADIO 66/101.9FM WFAN,” added CBS RADIO NEW YORK SVP/Market Manager MARC RAYFIELD.