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Mike Bossy‘s 68 goals during the 1980-81 season were enough to give him the top spot in the league that year. Bossy edged out Marcel Dionne, who finished with 58 that season with the Los Angeles Kings.
The 80-81 season was a special one for the Islanders, as they rode Bossy’s 68 goals to a 110 point season. New York was great during the postseason, as well, knocking off the Minnesota North Stars in five games to win the Stanley Cup.
With John Tavares currently sitting in third place, the Islanders hope their luck with a big goal scorer will continue as they move toward their first postseason birth in six years.
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