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Bobby Nystrom and the greatest goal in Islanders history

Former New York Islander Bobby Nystrom speaks to

Former New York Islander Bobby Nystrom speaks to the media before a game against the St. Louis Blues at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Uniondale. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

On May 24, 1980, Bobby Nystrom scored in overtime against the Philadelphia Flyers to give the Islanders a 5-4 victory and the first of the team's four consecutive Stanley Cups.

That single play forever linked Nystrom to Nassau Coliseum and Long Island.

As the Islanders wind down their final season at the Nassau Coliseum, Nystrom and his son Eric, a left winger for the Nashville Predators, talk about that goal, the Coliseum and life on Long Island in Episode 11 of Newsday's season-long video series. Watch the video above.

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