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Islanders scheduled for five NBCSN appearances in 2015-16

New York Islanders Blue Team forward Michael Dal

New York Islanders Blue Team forward Michael Dal Colle shoots on White Team goalie Anthony Pupplo during the third period of the Blue & White prospect scrimmage at Barclays Center on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Sam Flood, NBC Sports' executive producer, admitted last winter the network had erred in scheduling no Islanders games on its original national TV schedule for 2014-15. (The Islanders eventually did end up appearing on two games added to the schedule.)

Lesson learned. The network has scheduled five Islanders games for NBCSN on its 2015-16 schedule, which was released Monday, starting with home games Nov. 25 against the Flyers and Dec. 2 against the Rangers.

The Rangers are one of seven teams that will make a league-high 12 appearances on NBC or NBCSN, starting Oct. 7 when they visit Chicago for the Blackhawks' raising of their Stanley Cup banner.

The Rangers will get the NBC slate of games started when they visit the Bruins Nov. 27.

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