|Undated fan sentiment towards the Flyers' Dave Schultz|
|Kate Smith (5/13/1975) - The Isles complained|
that the placement of the Red Carpet impacted
their pre-game skate
The Flyers would bring Kate Smith in to sing “God Bless America” before Game 7 two nights later and would eliminate the Isles with a 4-1 win.
Philadelphia would go on to defeat Buffalo in six games to win their second straight Stanley Cup but the Islanders had arrived.
Also on this date: (1982) - In the final game of the season played on Coliseum ice, Bryan Trottier broke a 4-4 tie with just under 13 minutes to play as the Islanders defeated Vancouver 6-4 to take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. The Isles would complete a sweep by winning games 3 and 4 in Vancouver to capture their third consecutive Stanley Cup.
Also on this date: (2013) Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Islanders’ season with a 4-3 win. Pittsburgh won the series four games to two in the final “May Hockey” game ever played at the Coliseum.