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Islanders News: 2021 Preseason schedule has three games in Bridgeport

Get your tickets for the only “home” games until November.

NHL: SEP 22 Preseason - Rangers at Islanders
Preseason: The only time Barzal plays in Bridgeport.
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Islanders News

The Isles published their preseason schedule. As previously noted by Lou Lamoriello, home games will take place in Bridgeport. That’s half of the six-game schedule. Tickets to those games at Webster Bank Arena will go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 20, at 10 a.m. But there are some other details and “priority” presale notes in the announcement. [Isles]

  • Sun, Sept. 26, 7 pm, vs. New York Rangers, Madison Square Garden
  • Tues, Sept. 28, 7 pm, vs. Philadelphia Flyers, Wells Fargo Center
  • Sat, Oct. 2, 2 pm, vs. New Jersey Devils, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport
  • Tues, Oct. 5, 7 pm, vs. Philadelphia Flyers, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport
  • Thurs, Oct. 7, 7 pm, vs. New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center
  • Sat, Oct. 9, 7 pm, vs. New York Rangers, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport

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