The Rangers struck back to win Game 5 on the road, but were eliminated in Game 6.
The Islanders made it to the 2007 playoffs, but were eliminated in the first round.
The 1994 first-round playoff series is the most recent meeting between the two teams in the playoffs.
The Islanders won Games 5 and 6 to move on to beat the and then sweep the to claim their fourth straight Stanley Cup.
Well, as it turns out, this is a big, big challenge — maybe bigger than I thought.
The Islanders won Game 1 in Madison Square Garden, but the Rangers tied the series at 1 by defeating the Islanders 8—3 on the road.
Let me take you back to the 1989 season, when a Cowboys owner named Jerry Jones replaced the legendary Tom Landry with a head coach fresh out of the University of Miami named Jimmy Johnson.
The Islanders would be crowned Stanley cup champions once again as they beat the in the Finals.