Islanders will play 1st-round playoff games at Coliseum if they qualify
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Should the New York Islanders make the playoffs, any first-round home games will take place at NYCB LIVE, the site of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the club announced Friday.

If they advance beyond the opening round, they'll play their home games at Barclays Center, the team's other home in Brooklyn, "reflecting that the Nassau Coliseum does not qualify as an NHL major-league facility."

The Islanders currently sit three points clear of the Washington Capitals atop the Metropolitan Division with a game in hand.

New York is scheduled to play 21 of its 41 regular-season home contests at the Coliseum this season.

The Coliseum served as the Islanders' primary facility from their inception in 1972 until 2015.

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