New York Islanders Logo – The New York Islanders are a team of professional ice hockey in the NHL. The team is based in Uniondale in the State of New York, on the island of Long Island in the Greater New York. The training is moving in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The Islanders are one of three franchises in the NHL in the metropolitan New York with New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers, which they are subject to intense rivalry with the Islanders. This rivalry is known as the “Battle of New York.”
Founded in 1972, the Islanders play in Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, since their inception. The Islanders won four consecutive years the Stanley Cup between 1980 and 1983, making them the eighth of nine dynasties recognized by the NHL in its history. However, the team has not won a division title since 1987-88, and their last playoff victory was in season 1992-93.
Eight former members of the Islanders were inducted into the Hall of Fame , seven of them took part in four Stanley Cup victories. Al Arbour, Mike Bossy, Clark Gillies, Denis Potvin, Billy Smith, Bill Torrey and Bryan Trottier. Pat LaFontaine meanwhile, was recently inducted in 2003.