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24/05/1980 The first of four consecutive Stanley Cups for the New York Islanders

The 1980 Stanley Cup Finals was contested by the New York Islanders in their first-ever Finals appearance. The Islanders would win the best-of-seven series four games to two, to win their first Stanley Cup and the third for a post-1967 expansion team after Philadelphia's Cup wins in 1974 and 1975.