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    Bobby Nystrom's OT Goal Wins the Isles Their First Stanley Cup

    Viral Fortunes

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    Bob Nystrom scored the most famous goal in Islanders history on May 24, 1980, when he beat Flyers goalie Pete Peters in overtime to give the Isles their first Stanley Cup title.

    It was Game 6 of the final series, and Nystrom's goal helped the Isles upset the favored Flyers, who had set an NHL record with a 35-game unbeaten streak and finished 25 points ahead of the Islanders in the regular-season standings.

    Nystrom's goal started a dynasty, as the Islanders went on to win four straight Stanley Cups from 1980-83.