New York Islanders

Founded: 1972
Team Owner: Charles Wang
Head Coach: Jack Capuano
Captain: John Tavares
Team Icon: Bryan Trottier
Overall Record: 1421-1405-347
Minor League Affiliate: Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL), Stockton Thunder (ECHL)
Stanley Cup Championships: 4 (1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83)
Arena: Barclays Center
Arena Capacity: 15,795
City: Brooklyn, NY
Website: www.islanders.nhl.com
New York Islanders

This New York franchise plays its home games on Long Island, so Islanders makes sense. Also of note the nickname Islanders was second runner up in a name-the-team contest held for New York's expansion franchise in 1961 behind Mets and Empires.


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