EAST MEADOW - Officials have released the schedule for the NHL playoffs that the Islanders will appear in for the first time in six years.

With Ottawa winning the last game of the regular season last night, the Isles finish in the eighth and final playoff spot.

The Islanders will face the first place powerhouse Penguins in round one, game one on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. in Pittsburgh.

Single seat tickets are left for games three and four when they return to the Coliseum on Sunday.