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1. Nystrom's Goal May 24, 1980: The
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1. Nystrom's Goal
May 24, 1980: The perception of the Islanders being chronic underachievers changed forever on that Saturday afternoon, Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, when Bobby Nystrom converted John Tonelli's cross-ice feed at 7:11 of OT. The team celebrated by saluting its fans with the most famous trophy in sports.(Credit: Newsday / David L. Pokress)

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10 memorable Islanders moments at Nassau Coliseum

Newsday's Mark Herrmann counts down the 10 best moments in Islanders history at Nassau Coliseum.

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