NHL Releases Update Indicating When Bruins-Islanders Game 5 Will Be Held

Game 5 will be held Monday at 6:30 p.m. ET


June 1, 2021

Now that we know Game 5 will be necessary between the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders, the National Hockey League has offered an update as to when that second-round matchup will be.

The NHL on Tuesday announced starting times and national broadcast information for Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round games scheduled for June 7.

The start time of Game 5 between the Islanders and Bruins has been set for 6:30 p.m. ET at TD Garden. The game will be televised on NBCSN in the U.S, while in Canada, the game will be on Sportsnet1 and TVA Sports.

Here’s an updated list of the series schedule:

Game 1 — Bruins 5-2 win over Islanders
Game 2 — Islanders 4-3 overtime win over Bruins
Game 3 — Thursday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET (NBCSN)
Game 4 — Saturday, June 5 at 7:15 p.m. ET (NBC)
Game 5 — Monday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET (NBCSN)
Game 6 — Wednesday, June 9 (TBD)*
Game 7 — Friday, June 11 (TBD)*
* Games if necessary

The Islanders pulled out a Game 2 win in Boston on Monday and thus tied the best-of-seven series at one game apiece. The series now shifts to New York, with Game 3 set for Thursday.

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