Tag Archives: New York Islanders

The Sports Archives – Could this be Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals Year?

The 2015-16 Washington Capitals have won the NHL President’s Trophy but still have a tough path to the treasured Stanley Cup.  They have never won the ultimate prize, but if Alexander Ovechkin has his way, there may be a celebration … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – More Stanley Cup Memories and Fun Facts

The 2011 Stanley Cup semi-finals are gearing up with the Tampa Bay Lightning taking on the Boston Bruins and the San Jose Sharks are up against the Vancouver Canucks.  To get you in the Stanley Cup mood, we thought you … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Stanley Cup Memories and Fun Facts

Lord Stanley’s Cup goes to the last NHL team standing after a series of four playoff rounds where each round is best-of-seven.  The playoffs usually run mid-April to early June and are, in my opinion, the toughest 7-8 weeks of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1976-1983 Stanley Cup Memories – Canadiens, Islanders Reign Supreme

Will there ever be another time in NHL history where 2 teams win back-to-back 4 consecutive year terms of Stanley Cup championships?  The first question that needs to be answered is ‘Will there ever be another team that will win … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Upsets – Islanders beat Penguins in 1993 Playoffs

It was the 1992-93 NHL hockey season and the Pittsburgh Penguins were dominating play.  Mario Lemieux was top scorer and season MVP.  The New York Islanders came into the playoffs 32 points behind Pittsburgh but upset the Washington Capitals in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – Montreal Canadiens Overtime Playoff Victories

Who better than the Montreal Canadiens to represent the NHL in the most playoff overtime victories on route to the Stanley Cup? It was 1993 and the Canadiens battled through every post-season series despite ending up with a 16-4 playoff … Continue reading

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