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Road to the Cup - May 24, 1980 -- Isles 5, Philadelphia 4 (OT) (Isles win best-of-7 series AND STANLEY CUP 4-2)

40 Years Ago Today By Eric Hornick Game 6 Isles 5,  Philadelphia 4 The Stanley Cup is ours!   Bob Nystrom converted a pass from John Tonelli...

Monday, April 01, 2019

It Happened at the Coliseum... on April 1st

It's the final home game of the REGULAR season as the playoff-bound Isles host Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs (and John Tavares too).

The final regular season It Happened flashback is a good one... When you think of the number 50, only one Islander should come to mind.

41 years ago tonight, Mike Bossy reached 50 goals for the first time.  Oh yes, It Happened at the Coliseum, where in the radio booth, a young radio broadcaster was losing his mind.

It's a fun look back at the greatest goal scorer of his era reaching 50 for the first time:

http://www.nyiskinny.com/2015/04/it-happened-at-coliseum-on-april-1st.html

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