Recognized as the eighth of nine “dynasties” by the NHL, the 1980-1983 New York Islanders secured four straight Stanley Cup Trophies and headline this lot of (4) autographed items. Includes: Signed Islanders Sweaters a home sweater signed on the back “3” by Billy Smith (“6” strength); and a road sweater signed on the back “5” by Denis Potvin (“8” strength); Signed Game-Used Sticks (2) Greg Gilbert sticks, both signed by (15) members of the Wales Conference All-Star team including Bossy, Lindbergh and Trottier. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
(2) 1983 Wales Conference All-Stars Team-Signed Sticks both are game used by former Islanders left winger Greg Gilbert. Executed in black marker along the shaft of each stick, the autographs average (“8”) strength and include: Arbour (coach), Bossy, Francis, Goulet, M. Howe, Kehoe, Langevin, Langway, Lindbergh (d.1985), Maloney, Pederson, Sittler, Stastny, Trottier and Walter. Note: each of the surfaces had been shaved to facilitate the signatures. The sticks include a “Sher-Wood” with a “GILBERT” stamping on the shaft; and a “KOHO” example with a black marker of Gilbert’s number “17” on the shaft. Both show solid game use with vintage tape layers on the blades and butts. Auction LOA from JSA (for autographs).
Billy Smith Signed Islanders Sweater a white mesh pullover garment with proper twill identifiers including “31” sewn to the back and three-quarter sleeves in blue-on-orange and “SMITH” sewn atop the back number in solid blue block-style characters. Executed in white marker on the horizontal portion of the back “3,” Smith’s autograph shows (“6”) strength and clarity. The item is unworn with its original "CCM" size “52” retail tagging and fight strap intact. Steiner Sports hologram.
Denis Potvin Signed Islanders Sweater a blue mesh pullover garment with proper twill identifiers including “5” sewn to the back and three-quarter sleeves in white-on-orange and “POTVIN” sewn atop the back number in solid white block-style characters. On the horizontal portion of the back “5,” Potvin’s blue marker signature shows (“8”) quality. The item is unworn with its original "CCM" size “48” retail tagging and fight strap intact. Steiner Sports hologram.
Mike Richter Signed Photo displayed in a 15x12 wooden plaque with an engraved panel describing the image, a 10x8 color photo shows Richter as he drives toward netminder Pavel Bure during Game 4 of the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals. The photo is signed by Richter in blue makrer ("9-10" strength). Auction LOA from JSA.