Scenes from the first-ever Islanders playoff game at UBS Arena


On Friday night, the New York Islanders faced off against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first-ever postseason game at the UBS Arena, and it did not disappoint.

The game was a back-and-forth battle until a late surge by the Islanders, resulting in a record-setting four-goal outburst in a span of just 2 minutes and 18 seconds. The Islanders came away with a 5-1 victory, cutting their first-round series deficit to 2-1.

The Greater Long Island team was on hand to capture scenes from the historic day. Scroll down to see them all. Photos are by Andrew Theodoarkis and Nicholas Esposito.

Here’s a video recap of the night.

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