Christian Arnold, Islanders Point Blank:On Thursday we looked at a great moment in Islander history; Bob Nystrom’s game winning goal in Game 6 of the 1980 Stanley Cup Finals.
Well, one lucky Islanders Point Blank reader has a piece of history from that day. IPB read Barry won an auction last year held by Heritage Auctions for Nystrom’s game worn jersey. As was noted in IPB’s article last year, the jersey shows obvious signs of wear and tear and has the Olympic patch on the left arm commemorating the 1980 winter games held in Lake Placid. Nystrom’s goal began the Islanders run of four straight Stanley Cups, which eventually ended in 1984.
Barry also owns a handful of other collectible jerseys, including a game worn Denis Potvin sweater, a Butch Goring jersey from the 1982 Stanley Cup Finals and a John Tonelli jersey worn during the 1984 Stanley Cup Finals against the Oilers.
A big thanks to IPB reader Barry for sharing these pictures with us.