– Years that the New York Islanders have been in the National Hockey League. The franchise played its first game Oct. 7, 1972.
– Hat tricks recorded by Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Bossy between 1977-88.
– Years old, the age when Islanders Hall of Famer and original captain Ed Westfall retired.
– Game-winning goals scored by each Bob Bourne and Brent Sutter.
– Home overtime wins. The Islanders tend to play the full five minutes with 194 ties and 68 shootouts after the extra frame.
– Points scored by Mike Bossy in the 1980-81 playoffs, the most in Islanders history.
– Goals Michael Grabner
scored in his rookie campaign. It led the team during 2010-11.
– Wins the Islanders needed to qualify for their first Stanley Cup Playoff appearance in 1974-75. They would go on to beat the Rangers in a best-of-three series and come back from a 3-0 series deficit to defeat the Penguins in seven games. The miracle run ended against the Flyers in the semifinals.
– Wins, the most by an Islanders goaltender in a single year. Three Islanders lay claim to this record: Billy Smith, Chris Osgood and Rick DiPietro
– The number worn by Billy Smith, the first goaltender in NHL history to be credited with a goal. It hangs from the rafters at the Coliseum.
– Playoff series won by New York Islanders.
– Points scored by Bryan Trottier in the 1979-80 playoffs, leading him to the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Islanders won their first Stanley Cup.
– Islanders that have played in the NHL All-Star Game.
– Seconds for the fastest three goals in Islanders history. Denis Potvin, Bryan Trottier and Bob Bourne lit up the Rangers on Oct. 23, 1983.
– Consecutive games played by Tommy Salo in 1996-97. The most any Isles goalie has played in a row.
– Career shutouts recorded by Chico Resch in an Islanders uniform. This is still the Islanders record.
– Players who have worn number 34 for the Islanders, the most of any jersey number.
– Home games without a loss. The streak happened twice: Oct. 17, 1978 – Jan. 20, 1979 and Jan. 2 – Apr. 3, 1982.
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– The number worn by Mike Bossy throughout his 10-season NHL career. Bossy scored .762 goals per game in his career, the highest of any player in NHL history.
– Players selected by the Islanders in the 1972 Expansion Draft. That includes: Ed Westfall, Gerry Hart and Billy Smith.
– Assists in one game. The Islanders totaled 20 assists against the New York Rangers on Nov. 17, 1984.
– Consecutive playoff series won from 1980-1984, an NHL record.
– 100-point seasons for Islanders players. Mike Bossy’s 147-point season in 1981-82 is the most to date.
– Seasons played by Billy Smith. It still stands as an Islanders record.
– Goals scored by Mike Bossy in five career playoff hat tricks. He scored four goals against Boston on May 7, 1983, his last playoff trick.
– Losses in a single season, a franchise low. The Islanders were 51-15-14 in 1978-79.
– Wins in a row at the Coliseum. The streak lasted from Jan. 2 – Feb. 25, 1982.
– Team captains in franchise history from Ed Westfall to Mark Streit
– Times an Islanders player has scored over 50 goals in one season.
– Goals, the most the Islanders have scored in a single game. They did it twice: Dec. 20, 1983 at Toronto and Mar. 3, 1984 vs. Pittsburgh.
– Team shutouts in a single season. The record was set by Chico Resch (7) and Billy Smith (3) in 1975-76.
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– Shootout wins in a season. This franchise high was set in 2005-06, the shootout’s inaugural year in the NHL.
– Individual banners that hang from the rafters at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
– Periods in the Islanders longest game, the Apr. 18, 1987 “Easter Epic” against the Washington Capitals. The game ended in the fourth overtime of Game Seven in the semifinals.
– Assists in one game. Mike Bossy recorded six on January 6, 1981.
– Seconds to score a goal. Bryan Trottier scored the Islanders fastest goal just five seconds into a tilt with Boston on Mar. 22, 1984. It is tied for the NHL record.
– Stanley Cups. 1980, 81, 82, 83.
– 1,000+ point players. Bryan Trottier (1,353) Mike Bossy (1,126) and Denis Potvin (1,052) are the only Islanders to surpass 1,000 points.
– 50+ goal scorers in the same season. Mike Bossy (64) and Bryan Trottier (50) accomplished this in 1981-82.
– Rink that the Islanders have called home. In 40 years, a lot of history has taken place at Nassau Coliseum.