Today is September 19th, which makes it a milestone birthday for the Isles' first captain. Happy 80th birthday to Islander Hall of F...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Brooks on the Isles
From Sunday's Post:
<<... the dynastic Islanders of the '80s won 19 straight series.
There never has been anything like it before or since in hockey, before or since in the history of pro sports.
It always is worth remembering, but never more so than through this final year of Islanders' hockey at the great old barn in Uniondale when this current team and management has an obligation to honor the all of the larger than life ghosts who came before.
And Saturday's deal in which general manager Garth Snow acquired Johnny Boychuk from the Bruins does just that.