New York Islanders in History

Events in Sport

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  • 1772-06-10 Burning of British revenue cutter Gaspée by Rhode Islanders
  • 1856-06-08 Pitcairn Islanders arrive on Norfolk Island
  • 1971-12-30 Long Island NHL franchise purchased (NY Islanders)
  • 1972-09-27 1st game at Nassau Coliseum, Rangers beat Islanders 6-4 (exhibition)
  • 1972-10-07 1st season game at Nassau Coliseum, Flames-3, Islanders-2
  • 1972-10-17 1st time Islanders shut-out-5-0 vs Penguins
  • 1972-11-04 Kings score 3 goals within 45 seconds against Islanders
  • 1972-11-22 Flyers beat New York Islanders and start them on 15 game winless streak
  • 1972-12-23 New York Islanders end 15 games winless streak
  • 1972-12-27 LA Kings start Islanders on 12 game losing streak
  • 1973-01-18 Islanders break 12 game losing streak, 20 game road winless streak
  • 1973-02-04 Islanders & Sabres had a penalty free game
  • 1973-02-07 1st time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 1973-02-10 2nd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 1973-02-20 10th time Islanders shut-out-4-0 vs Penguins
  • 1973-03-31 Flyers score 8 goals in 1 period vs Islanders, on 60 shots
  • 1973-10-27 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
  • 1974-02-06 3rd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 1974-03-03 Despite Billy Harris' hat trick Islanders lose 3-4
  • 1974-10-28 1st time 2 Islanders hat trick in same game-MacMillian & Westfall
  • 1974-11-30 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)

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1975-01-25 10th hat trick in NY Islander history, Denis Potvin's 1st

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin
  • 1975-02-08 Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders
  • 1975-03-29 Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
  • 1975-04-10 Rangers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
  • 1975-04-11 J. P. Parisé scores an 11 sec OT goal, to see the NY Islanders eliminate the NY Rangers in their ever 1st playoff advance
  • 1975-12-17 1st time NY Islanders shut-out NY Rangers, 3-0-Billy Smith's 5th
  • 1977-01-16 Cap's H Monahan scored on 2nd penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1977-02-06 4th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 4-0
  • 1977-03-03 Islanders allow Red Wings only 11 shots on goal
  • 1977-11-19 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978-01-28 Ranger's Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978-02-11 25th hat trick in NY Islander history, Denis Potvin's 2nd
  • 1978-03-07 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978-03-20 Flyers' Rick MacLeash scores on 6th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978-10-14 Despite Denis Potvin hat trick in 3:21 NY Islanders lose 7-10 making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1
  • 1978-10-17 NY Islanders start a streak of 23 undefeated games at home (15-0-8)
  • 1978-10-18 NY Islanders 1st scoreless tie, vs LA Kings
  • 1978-10-24 NHL Toronto Maple Leafs set own team record of 28 pts vs NY Islanders
  • 1978-11-04 Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3)
  • 1978-12-05 Islanders took 28 shots in 1 period vs Penguins Penguins' Ross Lonsberry failed on 7th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978-12-10 Islanders ends 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3) to Canadians
  • 1978-12-23 Islanders scored 7 goals in 1 period against NY Rangers, Trottier scores 8 points vs Rangers, 5 goals-NHL record 6 pts in 1 period
  • 1979-01-17 NY Islanders didn't get a shot off in 1 period against NY Rangers
  • 1979-01-27 Islanders ends 23 undefeated games at home streak (15-0-8)
  • 1979-10-27 Islanders score 2 goals within 6 seconds 3 goals within 44 seconds
  • 1979-11-24 Kings' Charley Simmer fails on 8th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1979-12-23 NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1979-12-29 Red Army beats NY Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum
  • 1980-01-26 Islanders & Whalers play a NHL penalty-free game
  • 1980-02-12 NY Islanders 2nd scoreless tie, vs Winnipeg Jets
  • 1980-02-24 Rangers score 5 power-play goals against Islanders
  • 1980-03-12 NY Islanders 3rd scoreless tie, vs Pittsburgh Penguin
  • 1980-04-09 Los Angeles Kings tie NHL record with two shorthanded playoff goals (vs NY Islanders)
  • 1980-05-01 Sabres & Islanders play to 1:20 of 5th period in a playoff
  • 1980-05-08 Sabres take only 15 shots, Islanders 22, in a playoff game
  • 1980-05-15 Flyers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
  • 1980-05-24 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • 1980-11-04 Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2)

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1980-11-11 Islanders' Mike Bossy scores 4 goals against North Stars

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 1980-12-04 Islanders end 15 game undefeated streak (13-0-2) (Col Rockies)
  • 1980-12-31 NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1981-01-24 Islanders scored 5 power play goals against Nordiques
  • 1981-02-25 NY Islanders give up their most goals (11) vs Calgary Flames
  • 1981-03-03 NY Islanders & Edmonton Oilers play to an 8-8 tie
  • 1981-04-08 Islanders scored 9 goals against Toronto in playoffs
  • 1981-05-12 NY Islanders tie own record with two shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Minn
  • 1981-05-17 Islanders score 5 power play goals against Flyers in a playoff
  • 1981-05-21 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Minnesota North Stars, 4 games to 1
  • 1982-01-02 Islanders start 23 undefeated home streak (21-0-2) 14 straight wins
  • 1982-01-21 NY Islanders begin then NHL record 15 game winning streak
  • 1982-01-26 Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 vs Penguins
  • 1982-02-20 NY Islanders wins then NHL record 15th straight game
  • 1982-05-04 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 0
  • 1982-05-16 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games
  • 1982-10-14 Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
  • 1982-10-14 NY Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins
  • 1982-11-11 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
  • 1982-11-23 NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie
  • 1982-11-27 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
  • 1983-02-08 35th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-3 at NY Islander
  • 1983-04-01 NY Isle Mike Bossy becomes 1st to score 60 goals in 3 cons seasons
  • 1983-04-14 NY Islanders tie own record with 2 shorthanded playoff goals (vs NY Rangers)

Sports record brokenNHL Record

1983-04-17 NY Islanders tie NHL record with 3 shorthanded playoff goals vs NY Rangers

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • 1983-05-07 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2
  • 1983-05-17 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Edmonton Oilers in 4 games
  • 1983-10-08 Washington Capitals 1st NHL overtime game losing to NY Islanders 8-7
  • 1983-12-20 NY Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Pitts Penguins
  • 1983-12-22 Islanders score 3 shorthanded goals against Caps
  • 1984-01-26 Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1984-03-03 NY Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Tor Maple Leafs (6)
  • 1984-05-05 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2
  • 1984-05-19 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat NY Islanders, 4 games to 1
  • 1984-10-13 Blackhawk Bill Gardner scores on 10th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1984-11-01 Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4
  • 1984-11-09 Most shots in a NY Islander game (88 - Isles 45, NY Rangers 43)
  • 1984-11-17 Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
  • 1984-11-18 Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1984-12-29 Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period
  • 1985-01-13 Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1950-12-12 Billy Smith, Ontario, NHL goaltender (NY Islanders)

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1953-10-29 Denis Potvin, Canadian born NHL defenseman (NY Islanders - Norris trophy), born in Vanier, Ontario

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin

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1956-07-17 Bryan Trottier, American NHL Center (NY Islanders), born in Val Marie, Saskatchewan

NHL Star Bryan Trottier
NHL Star
Bryan Trottier

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1957-01-22 Mike Bossy, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game, born in Montreal, Quebec

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 1962-06-10 Duane Sutter, NHL player (NY Islander)
  • 1963-10-03 Patrick Flatley, Ontario, right winger (NY Islanders, Oly-4 gold-1988)
  • 1964-01-14 Sergei Nemchinov, NHL center (NY Islanders, Oly-Silver-98), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-01-25 Bob Sweeney, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames), born in Concord, Massachusetts

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1964-05-03 Ron Hextall, Canadian NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers, NY Islanders), born in Brandon, Manitoba

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall
NHL Goalie
Ron Hextall

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1965-02-22 Pat LaFontaine, NHL center (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • 1965-02-28 Mikko Makela, Tampere Finland, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1966-02-11 Alexander Semak, Ufa Russia, NHL center (NY Islanders)
  • 1966-02-22 Brent Severyn, Vegreville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1966-10-25 Wendel Clark, Kelvington, NHL left wing (NY Islanders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-02-11 Derek King, Hamilton, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1967-03-17 Chris Luongo, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-08-11 Brad Dalgarno, NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1967-10-11 Dennis Vaske, Rockford, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1968-04-30 Richard Pilon, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1969-06-12 Mathieu Schneider, American NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto), born in NYC, New York
  • 1969-07-17 Tommy Soderstrom, NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders), born in Stockholm, Sweden

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1969-08-28 Pierre Turgeon, Canadian NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens), born in Rouyn, Quebec

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • 1970-04-11 Trevor Linden, Medicine Hat, NHL right wing (Canucks, NY Islanders)
  • 1970-05-20 Niklas Andersson, Kungalv SWE, NHL forward (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • 1970-06-02 Marty Mcinnis, Weymouth, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1970-12-20 Travis Green, Castlegar, NHL center (NY Islanders)
  • 1971-02-01 Tommy Salo, Surahammar SWE, NHL goalie (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • 1971-05-20 Niklas Andersson, Kungalv Swe, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1971-06-25 Robert Reichel, Litinov CZE, hockey forward (NY Islanders, Oly-G-98)
  • 1971-10-05 Dan Plante, Hayward, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1972-01-27 Mark Lawrence, Canadian NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, NY Islanders), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • 1972-05-05 Zigmund Palffy, Skalica Slo, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1972-10-16 Darius Kasparaitis, Elektrenai Lit, NHL defenseman (Islanders, Pitts)
  • 1972-10-22 Scott Lachance, Charlottesville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1973-04-23 Derek Armstrong, NHL center (NY Islanders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1973-05-19 Andreas Johansson, Hofors SWE, NHL forward (Pitts, NY Islanders)
  • 1974-03-04 Jarrett Deuling, Vernon, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1974-05-14 Ken Belanger, Sault-ste-marie Ca, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1974-10-06 Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Islander)
  • 1975-02-02 Todd Bertuzzi, Sudbury, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1975-06-08 Bryan McCabe, St Catherines, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1975-11-04 Eric Fichaud, Anjou Canada, NHL goalie (NY Islanders)
  • 1975-12-02 Brett Lindros, NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in London, England
  • 1977-03-05 Bryan Berard, NHL defenseman (Team USA Oly-1998, NY Islanders)
  • 1984-04-27 Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota Wild, New York Islanders), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec

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1990-09-20 John Tavares, Canadian ice hockey player (New York Islanders), born in Mississauga, Ontario

NHL Star John Tavares
NHL Star
John Tavares