This is the 8th time in Isles history that they have played on Super Bowl Sunday. The Isles are 1-3-3 in SB Sunday games, including 0-2-1 at home.
Ironically, the only Islander win came in a game vs Edmonton in 1983. The Isles raced to a 4-0 lead and defeated the Oilers 4-2 in Edmonton in a game that started after the Super Bowl.
The last time the Isles played on Super Bowl Sunday was three years ago. One current Islander had a big day – Steve Bernier scored twice as the Devils beat the Isles 3-0. It was Bernier's first 2-goal game as a Devil, marking the fifth different time for which he had recorded a 2-goal game.
The complete list: · VII January 14, 1973 Miami Dolphins14–7 Washington Redskins Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Isles lost 2-1 to St. Louis at the Coliseum) · IX January 12, 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers 16–6 Minnesota Vikings Tulane Stadium (Isles lost 4-3 in Toronto) · XVII January 30, 1983 Washington Redskins 27–17 Miami Dolphins Rose Bowl (In a Stanley Cup Final preview, Isles won 4-2 in Edmonton) · XXIV January 28, 1990 San Francisco 49ers 55–10 Denver Broncos Louisiana Superdome (Isles and Devils tied 4-4 at the Coliseum) · XXV January 27, 1991 New York Giants 20–19 Buffalo Bills Tampa Stadium (Isles lost 5-4 in OT in Washington) · XLI February 4, 2007 Indianapolis Colts 29–17 Chicago Bears Dolphin Stadium (Isles lost 2-1 in a shootout in Washington) · XLVII February 4, 2013 Baltimore Ravens 34-31 San Francisco 49ers Mercedes-Benz SuperDome (Isles lost 3-0 at the Coliseum to New Jersey)