New York Islanders

The New York Islanders are a National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York. The team was founded in 1972 and is known for its great rivalry with the New York Rangers. The Islanders were one of hockey's premier teams in the early 1980s, winning four consecutive Stanley Cup Championships from 1980 to 1983.

The team was led by hockey legends such as captain Denis Potvin and goaltender Billy Smith. In recent years, the Islanders have had ups and downs, but they recently built a new arena, UBS Arena, in Belmont Park, which will serve as their new home starting in the 2021-2022 season. The team has also experienced greater success on the field recently, reaching the Stanley Cup semifinals in 2021.