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When I was really, really little, my first exposure to hockey was reading the World Book encyclopedia mention the Islanders during their Stanley Cup run. So my tiny brain just accepted that they were a big deal. It always weirded me out how a team that was so dominant could just disappear.

 

Now I feel like I've come full circle in a strange kind of way. 

 

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If the Islanders win the Cup, you just know there'll be a sector of people begging them to bring out the Fisherman again as their Cup celebration uniform next season or some crap, like what St. Louis did this year with their 90's kit (which isn't great, but it's far and away superior to the Fisherman).

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9 hours ago, Ridleylash said:

If the Islanders win the Cup, you just know there'll be a sector of people begging them to bring out the Fisherman again

 

Yes, they're called r/hockey posters, and they should be summarily dismissed and told to go back to beating off to Hurricanes dances

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On 9/6/2020 at 1:04 AM, AustinFromBoston said:

If Islander win the Cup, do they add another stripe to their logo? 

 

They should definitely add another orange stripe to the stick in their crest. I'm pretty sure the 4 lines represent their 4 Cups.

 

They used to have 4 stripes on one of the shoulders, when they wore navy.

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This is an interesting semi finals in the Stanley Cup playoffs.  You have a team in Vegas that went to the Stanley Cup Finals 2 years ago and three teams, Dallas, NY Islanders and Tampa Bay who have won zero Stanley Cups in the 2010's (although Tampa made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2015).  Tampa last won the thing in 2004, Dallas in 1999 and Islanders in 1983.

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6 minutes ago, GDAWG said:

This is an interesting semi finals in the Stanley Cup playoffs.  You have a team in Vegas that went to the Stanley Cup Finals 2 years ago and three teams, Dallas, NY Islanders and Tampa Bay who have won zero Stanley Cups in the 2010's (although Tampa made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2015).  Tampa last won the thing in 2004, Dallas in 1998 and Islanders in 1983.

well to add to that, the Islanders and the Minnesota North Stars (now Dallas) met in the '81 Cup Final

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9 minutes ago, GDAWG said:

This is an interesting semi finals in the Stanley Cup playoffs.  You have a team in Vegas that went to the Stanley Cup Finals 2 years ago and three teams, Dallas, NY Islanders and Tampa Bay who have won zero Stanley Cups in the 2010's (although Tampa made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2015).  Tampa last won the thing in 2004, Dallas in 1998 and Islanders in 1983.

A year off on Dallas; they won in 1999. 1998 was the second of Detroit's back-to-back Cups.

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