|The Islanders in action at Barclays Center. Photo by Jason Schott.|
The New York Islanders had a successful inaugural season in Brooklyn, as they won a playoff series for the first time in 23 years.
The home opener of their second season at Barclays Center is set for Sunday, Oct. 16 against the Anaheim Ducks, followed by six of nine games in October at home. There will be 18 weekend home games throughout the season, with four Friday games, five Saturday games and nine Sunday games at Barclays Center.
Schedule highlights include Islanders vs. Rangers games in Brooklyn on Dec. 6 and Feb. 16. The team will welcome the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins to Barclays Center on Nov. 18 and Nov. 30. Other featured home games against division rivals include three matchups against the Capitals (Dec. 13, Dec. 27, Jan. 31) and a pair of matchups against the Devils (Feb. 19, March 31) and Flyers (Nov. 3 and Jan. 22).
Additionally, the Islanders will close their regular season at Barclays Center on Sunday, April 9 against the Ottawa Senators.
The promotional schedule for the season has also been released, featuring unique giveaways including a John Tavares STARTING LINEUP™ figurine, a Bill Torrey bowtie, Cal Clutterbuck, Brock Nelson, Sparky the Dragon and Andrew Ladd bobbleheads, and more. The full promotional schedule can be found below.
10/16/2016 Sunday 6PM - Magnetic Schedule
10/21/2016 Friday 7PM - Stanley Cup Banner Rally Towel
10/26/2016 Wednesday 7PM - Bill Torrey Bowtie
10/30/2016 Sunday 6PM - Trick-or-Treat Bag (Kids Only)
11/3/2016 Thursday 7PM - Reversible Scarf
11/7/2016 Monday 7PM - Clutterbuck Bobblehead
11/14/2016 Monday 7PM - Nelson Bobblehead
11/28/2016 Monday 7PM - Stanley Cup Banner Rally Towel
12/13/2016 Tuesday 7PM - Star Wars Beanie
12/18/2016 Sunday 7PM - Ugly Holiday T-Shirt
1/11/2017 Wednesday 7PM - Starting Lineup Tavares Figurine and Player Card
1/21/2017 Saturday 7PM - Sparky the Dragon Bobblehead (Kids Only)
2/4/2017 Saturday 7PM - Stanley Cup Banner Rally Towel
3/13/2017 Monday 7:30PM - Ladd Bobblehead
4/9/2017 Sunday 5PM - Stanley Cup Banner Rally Towel
Individual tickets to New York Islanders home games at Barclays Center for the 2016-17 season will go on sale to the general public on Friday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.
Tickets will be made available to all 41 home games, and can be purchased on ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Saturday, Aug. 27 at noon.