The Islanders might not have the national following some NHL playoff teams enjoy, but North America does recognize a good story when it sees one.
And the Isles' run to the NHL playoffs in their final season at Nassau Coliseum clearly is that.
To capitalize on the feel-good vibe - and nostalgia - NBC has produced a promotional advertisement for its playoff coverage that should give long-time Islanders fans goosebumps.
The Islanders begin the first-round playoff series at Washington on Wednesday night, with Games 3 and 4 at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday and Tuesday, respectively.
Watch the video above. Mobile users can click the link above to view the spot.