By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is set in the East Division.
The Penguins will face the New York Islanders in Round 1. The Penguins won the MassMutual East Division, while the Islanders finished fourth.
— Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) May 11, 2021
It will be the sixth playoff series between the teams. The Penguins beat the Islanders in six of eight regular-season games in the 2020-21 season.
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 11, 2021
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) May 11, 2021
The NHL has not yet announced when the series will start.