Devils will play Islanders in Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP)
The Oct. 2 matchup will also be the first NHL game to be played in the borough.
''We're extremely excited to play the first NHL game in the new, state-of-the-art Barclays Center,'' Islanders general manager Garth Snow said in a statement.
The arena is set to be the home of the NBA's Nets for the 2012-2013 season.