July 6, 2022

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A historic title in the approach to lightning

A historic title in the approach to lightning

In a lightning attempt to become the first team to win the Stanley Cup three times in a row in 40 years, Denise Potwin is closely watching his performances. It is difficult to better comprehend the magnitude of the event compared to the former defender of the powerful islanders of the 1980s, who was the last person to achieve this feat.

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40 years ago in the spring of 1982, New York celebrated just two wins in a row when they quickly knocked out the Pittsburgh Penguins, the New York Rangers, the Nordics and the Vancouver Canucks and lifted the big trophy for the third year in a row.

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It has not been so dominant since then. The islanders also lost their fifth chance at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers in 1984 and submitted themselves for the fourth consecutive coronation.

Years later, Potwin looked back at Tampa Bay and reminisced.

Denise Potwin was instrumental in the island's success in the 1980s.

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Denise Potwin was instrumental in the island’s success in the 1980s.

“When you already have two straight cups under your belt and you find yourself in the playoffs again, there will be unstable confidence after so much success. If you win the same, there will come an unexpected moment when you will lose, ”he said. Log 68-year-old man when he arrived in Florida.