|The Isles won the Wales Trophy in|
1982, 1983 and 1984. (They won the
Campbell Bowl in 1978, 1979 and 1981)
“This is the toughest grind I have ever had in my whole life”, Potvin told Newsday’s Helene Elliott. The Isles were battling a long list of injuries and defeated Montreal despite not having Stefan Persson and Dave Langevin in the lineup.
Here are Tim Ryan and Stan Fischler on the call:
The Rangers eliminated the Isles three days later at Madison Square Garden; it was the Isles’ last playoff defeat in half a decade.
Or watch the highlights,as called by Dave Strader and Brian Engblom: