Best Athletes The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time  

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List of the greatest New York Islanders of all time. The best players to ever be on the New York Islanders NHL team are ranked here. Vote up the best players on the list below, the hockey stars who you think deserve to be known as the best of the best in Islanders history. From older players like Bryan Trottier to modern goalies like Evgeni Nabokov, these New York Islanders are truly the best to ever be on the ice.
 
The New York Islanders have won four Stanley Cups, and those championship games are ones that hockey fans will never forget, just as some of the more historical names on this list are forever cemented in sports history. People like Anders Kallur and Duane Sutter, for example, are New York Islanders who are so admired that their cards are now collectibles items.
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1
277 21
Mike Bossy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Right wing

2
219 32
Denis Potvin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Defenseman

3
225 69
Bryan Trottier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Right wing, Centerman

4
167 73
Billy Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Goaltender

5
189 101
John Tavares is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Centerman

6
131 62
Pat LaFontaine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
slaft added Centerman

7
134 67
Clark Gillies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Forward

8
90 36
Pierre Turgeon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added

9
128 65
Bob Nystrom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Left Wing

10
84 41
Kenny Jönsson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
CMCSS03 added Defenseman

11
109 63
John Tonelli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
gaug66 added Centerman

12
40 9
Mathew Barzal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added Mathew Barzal

13
96 59
Frans Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Centerman

14
64 34
Butch Goring is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
That Rank Smell added Butch Goring

15
92 64
Ken Morrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Defenseman

16
73 48
Darius Kasparaitis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
gaug66 added Defenseman

17
84 59
Brent Sutter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
MarcSherman added Centerman

18
66 43
Tommy Salo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added Goaltender

19
75 55
Kyle Okposo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Kyle Okposo

20
81 61
Bob Bourne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Centerman

21
75 61
Rick DiPietro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
slaft added Goaltender

22
47 33
Bill Guerin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added Right wing

23
45 31
Miroslav Šatan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added Winger

24
57 44
Žigmund Pálffy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added Žigmund Pálffy

25
43 31
Roman Hamrlík is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest New York Islanders of All Time
Ari Aries added Defenseman