Islanders vs Bruins, 1980 Quaterfinals
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01-17-2013, 08:04 AM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Long Island
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NY was in big trouble if they lost game 6. Philly had a great team that season, finishing 1st overall and were very tough at the Spectrum. Obviously that Nystrom goal was HUGE. Not saying the Isles had no chance if they lost game 6 but it would have been very, very difficult.
Also, I just realized that the Islanders went 6-1 in OT that playoff. Impressive
Denis Potvin has documented on countless occassions how the Islanders knew they were going to win once the game went into OT. They were that confident that they could win any game that entered overtime.
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