The Islanders announced a series of special touches to mark the occasion of their first regular-season game in Brooklyn Friday night, including a pregame tribute to the late coach Al Arbour.

Gates will open for the 7:30 p.m. game at 6 p.m., with fans being greeted by models showcasing team merchandise.

A Hockey Hall of Fame exhibit on the concourse will display Islanders-related memorabilia. Young fans can visit face painters and balloon makers, and all fans can use a photo booth against a commemorative backdrop.

Islanders-themed food will be served at concession stands, including blue-and-orange popcorn and cupcakes.

The team is asking fans to be in their seats by 7:15 for an opening-night ceremony that will include a video tribute to Arbour and a ceremonial puck drop.

Alexa Ray Joel will sing the national anthem.

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Fans will hear public address announcer Roger Luce and organist Paul Cartier, both of whom made the move with the team from Nassau Coliseum.

Fans will receive a magnetic Islanders schedule upon entering the arena and a commemorative poster upon departing.