New York Islanders in History (Part 2)

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1985-03-05 NY Islander Mike Bossy is 1st to score 50 goals in 8 straight seasons

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

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1988-03-31 NY Islanders celebrate Denis Potvin night

NHL Star Denis Potvin
NHL Star
Denis Potvin
  • 1988-04-06 NJ Devils' 1st playoff game; lose to NY Islanders 4-3 (OT) in 1st round
  • 1988-04-09 Devils 3-0 over Islanders-Devils lead 2-1 in 1st round
  • 1988-04-10 Islanders beat Devils 5-4 (OT) 1st round tied at 2-2
  • 1988-04-12 Devils 4-2 over Islanders-Devils lead 3-2 in 1st round
  • 1988-04-14 Devils 6-5 over Islanders-Devils take 1st round 4-2
  • 1988-10-24 NY Islander's & NHL high scorer, Mike Bossy retires
  • 1988-12-01 NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs St Louis Blues
  • 1988-12-07 NY Islanders fire Simpson, Arbour new coach
  • 1988-12-17 NY Islanders break 12 game losing streak, beat Devils 5-2
  • 1988-12-29 Soviet Red Army Team edges NY Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum
  • 1989-06-05 Billy Smith, last original NY Islander, retires

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1990-01-11 Pat LaFontaine sets NY Islander record of scoring goals in 11 straight

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • 1990-04-05 NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 2-1 in 1st game of preliminary
  • 1990-04-07 NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 5-2, Rangers lead 2-0 in preliminary
  • 1990-04-09 NY Islanders beat NY Rangers 4-3 in double overtime-Rangers lead 2-1
  • 1990-04-11 NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 6-1, Rangers lead 3-1 in preliminary
  • 1990-04-13 NY Rangers beat NY Islanders 6-5, Rangers win preliminary, 4-1
  • 1991-01-03 LA King Wayne Gretzky scores his 700th goal against NY Islanders
  • 1991-06-21 NY Islanders Denis Potvin and Mike Bossy, elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
  • 1991-09-27 1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)
  • 1991-12-26 NY Islander Derek King ties NJ Devils 5-5 with ½ second left
  • 1992-02-01 Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by NY Islanders
  • 1992-03-03 Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders
  • 1992-04-15 NY Islander, Al Arbour, coaches most NHL games (1,438)
  • 1993-02-20 NY Islanders retire Billy Smith's number 31
  • 1993-04-10 Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses

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1993-04-28 NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • 1993-05-24 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Islanders, 4 games to 1
  • 1993-06-25 NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame
  • 1993-08-11 NY Islander Brian Mullen, 31, suffers a mild stroke
  • 1994-04-24 NY Rangers sweep NY Islanders in NHL playoffs
  • 1995-04-01 NY Islanders retire Bobby Nystrom's uniform #23
  • 1995-10-07 Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4
  • 1997-09-13 Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1
  • 1997-11-20 NY Islanders lose, beginning a 10 game losing streak
  • 1998-02-26 Steven M Gluckstern completes sale of NY Islanders
  • 1998-10-14 NY Islanders beat Tampa Bay, 7-1, to end 11 game winless streak
  • 1998-11-12 NY Islanders tie Detroit Red Wings 1-1, to end 10 game losing streak

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