New York Islanders vs Carolina Hurricanes: NHL Live Stream, Schedule, Probable Lineups, Injury Report, April 28, 2023

The game between the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes will take place at UBS Arena on Friday, April 28 at 7:00 PM ET.

New York Islanders player in a file photo (Image credits: Twitter)
By Niranjan Shivalkar | Apr 28, 2023 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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The New York Islanders will welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to UBS Arena for an NHL game on Friday. The Islanders won 2-3 in their last game over the Hurricanes. The New York Islanders were ready to capitalize, both on a bizarre bounce of the puck and mistakes by the Carolina Hurricanes. That was enough to keep them alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Brock Nelson scored by knocking in an airborne puck that had bounced off the face of Carolina’s Sebastian Aho, and the Islanders added two goals following turnovers to beat the Hurricanes 3-2 on Tuesday night and extend their first-round playoff series.

The Islanders trailed 3-1 in the best-of-seven series, but staved off elimination by scoring the game’s first two goals and never trailing while playing in front of a rowdy crowd eager to see the Hurricanes become the first team to advance to this year’s second round. “We believe in one another, we believe in this group and what we can do and how we can play,” Islanders captain Anders Lee said. “That was no different coming into this evening. … We came in tonight and played a very solid hockey game and put everything on the line.”

Mathew Barzal had the winner, taking a turnover by Martin Necas the other way to beat Antti Raanta late in the second period for a 3-1 lead. Carolina closed to within one midway through the third, but Ilya Sorokin and the Islanders tenaciously held that lead as the Hurricanes ran extended zone time with an empty-net attacker desperately seeking a late equalizer.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes on the other hand lost 2-3 against the Islanders in their last game. Aho — who exited briefly after Nelson’s goal — and Paul Stastny scored for the Hurricanes, who were coming off a 5-2 win that ended an eight-game postseason road losing streak dating to 2021. 

The Hurricanes certainly would’ve preferred to close this one out Tuesday considering how they’re grinding forward with an injury-depleted group of forwards — including top names like Andrei Svechnikov (season-ending knee injury) and Teuvo Teravainen (broken hand suffered in Game 2). 

Aho’s score off a behind-the-net feed from Seth Jarvis cut the deficit to 3-2 midway through the third period. But the Hurricanes came up short on a night that included the Islanders successfully challenging a first-period put-away on Stefan Noesen’s one-timer for coming on an uncalled offsides as Carolina pushed into the zone with the man advantage.

Probable Lineup

New York Islanders

Pierre Engvall – Brock Nelson – Mathew Barzal 

Bo Horvat – Kyle Palmieri – Sebastian Aho 

Casey Cizikas – Cal Clutterbuck – Noah Dobson 

Hudson Fasching – Anders Lee 

Matt Martin – Scott Mayfield 

Jean-Gabriel Pageau – Zach Parise 

Adam Pelech – Ryan Pulock 

Alexander Romanov 

Ilya Sorokin

Carolina Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho – Jalen Chatfield – Seth Jarvis 

Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Jesse Puljujärvi – Paul Stastny 

Brent Burns – Jesper Fast – Shayne Gostisbehere 

MacKenzie MacEachern – Jordan Martinook 

Martin Nečas – Stefan Noesen 

Brett Pesce – Antti Raanta 

Brady Skjei – Jaccob Slavin 

Jordan Staal 

Derek Stepan

Injury Report

New York Islanders: Oliver Wahlstrom

Carolina Hurricanes: Jack Drury, Max Pacioretty, Ondrej Kase, Teuvo Teravainen, Andrei Svechnikov, Jake Gardiner

New York Islanders vs Carolina Hurricanes Schedule

The game between the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes will take place at UBS Arena on Friday, April 28 at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to watch the New York Islanders vs Carolina Hurricanes?

The match between the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes will be telecast live on Bally Sports South, Fox Sports South, TBS, MSG, MSG Sportsnet, ESPN2.

CountryChannelDate and Time
United StatesBally Sports South, Fox Sports South, TBS, MSG, MSG Sportsnet, ESPN2.April 28 (7:00 PM ET)

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