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Islander great Nystrom raises for Levy


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Steve Levy's run for governor will get an assist from Islander great Bob Nystrom when the retired right wing co-hosts a fundraising event for the Suffolk County executive April 30 in Holbrook.

Nystrom, who federal and state campaign finance records indicate has never before donated to political candidates, famously scored the winning goal in overtime in Game 6 of the 1980 Stanley Cup finals to clinch the Isles' first NHL championship. He was born in Sweden and raised in Western Canada.

The $750-per-person event is set to take place at Holbrook's Future Tech Enterprises. Bob Venero, the company CEO and founder, is listed as a co-sponsor.

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