New York Islanders Playoff History

NHL » New York Islanders

Franchise Overview

51 29 4
Seasons Made Playoffs Championships

Past 10 Seasons (2015 - 2024)

51.4% 7 7 0
Winning Percentage Made Playoffs Playoff Series Wins Championships

Championship Years

1980, 1981, 1982, 1983

New on Champs or Chumps! See how the teams you root for compare to the average fan. Have your teams had more success than average? More suffering? Find out with your personalized fan report card.

This new feature is the culmination of months of work, hope you enjoy it!

New York Islanders Playoff Results

Year Record Result
2024 39-27-16 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2023 42-31-9 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2022 37-35-10 Missed Playoffs
2021 32-17-7 Lost Conference Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
2020 35-23-10 Lost Conference Finals (Won 3 Rounds)
2019 48-27-7 Lost Conference Semi-Finals (Won 1 Round)
2018 35-37-10 Missed Playoffs
2017 41-29-12 Missed Playoffs
2016 45-27-10 Lost Conference Semi-Finals (Won 1 Round)
2015 47-28-7 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2014 34-37-11 Missed Playoffs
2013 24-17-7 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2012 34-37-11 Missed Playoffs
2011 30-39-13 Missed Playoffs
2010 34-37-11 Missed Playoffs
2009 26-47-9 Missed Playoffs
2008 35-38-9 Missed Playoffs
2007 40-30-12 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2006 36-40-6 Missed Playoffs
2004 38-29-11-4 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2003 35-34-11-2 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2002 42-28-8-4 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2001 21-51-7-3 Missed Playoffs
2000 24-48-9-1 Missed Playoffs
1999 24-48-10 Missed Playoffs
1998 30-41-11 Missed Playoffs
1997 29-41-12 Missed Playoffs
1996 22-50-10 Missed Playoffs
1995 15-28-5 Missed Playoffs
1994 36-36-12 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1993 40-37-7 Lost Conference Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1992 34-35-11 Missed Playoffs
1991 25-45-10 Missed Playoffs
1990 31-38-11 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1989 28-47-5 Missed Playoffs
1988 39-31-10 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1987 35-33-12 Lost Conference Semi-Finals (Won 1 Round)
1986 39-29-12 Lost First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
1985 40-34-6 Lost Conference Semi-Finals (Won 1 Round)
1984 50-26-4 Lost Stanley Cup Final (Won 3 Rounds)
1983 42-26-12 Won Stanley Cup Final
1982 54-16-10 Won Stanley Cup Final
1981 48-18-14 Won Stanley Cup Final
1980 39-28-13 Won Stanley Cup Final
1979 51-15-14 Lost Conference Finals (Won 1 Round)
1978 48-17-15 Lost Conference Semi-Finals (Won 0 Rounds)
1977 47-21-12 Lost Conference Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1976 42-21-17 Lost Conference Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1975 33-25-22 Lost Conference Finals (Won 2 Rounds)
1974 19-41-18 Missed Playoffs
1973 12-60-6 Missed Playoffs

New York Islanders History

Overview

The New York Islanders have played a total of 51 seasons. Their first season was in 1973, and their most recent season was in 2024.

Have the New York Islanders gone by any other names?

No, the New York Islanders have been known by that name since 1973.

What division do the New York Islanders play in?

The New York Islanders currently play in the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the best start to a Islanders season?

The best starts to a Islanders season was the 1976-77 New York Islanders, the 2001-02 New York Islanders and the 2014-15 New York Islanders, who all started the season with straight 4 wins.

What was the worst start to a Islanders season?

The worst start to a Islanders season was the 2009-10 New York Islanders, who started the season at 0-6. The second worst start to a season was the 2006-07 New York Islanders, who started the season with 3 losses. The third worst starts to a Islanders season was the 1979-80 New York Islanders, the 1986-87 New York Islanders, the 1989-90 New York Islanders, the 1990-91 New York Islanders, the 1992-93 New York Islanders, the 1993-94 New York Islanders, the 1998-99 New York Islanders, the 2002-03 New York Islanders, the 2015-16 New York Islanders, the 2016-17 New York Islanders and the 2021-22 New York Islanders, who all started the season with 2 straight losses.

When was the last time the Islanders were in the playoffs?

The New York Islanders last made the playoffs in 2024, when they lost the First Round. They've been in the playoffs a total of 29 times in their 51 seasons.

When was the last time the Islanders missed the playoffs?

The New York Islanders last missed the playoffs in 2022.

When was the last time the Islanders won a playoff series?

In 2021, the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins in the Conference Semi-Finals.

When was the last time the Islanders lost a playoff series?

In 2024, the New York Islanders lost to the Carolina Hurricanes in the First Round.

What years did the Islanders make the Stanley Cup Finals?

The New York Islanders have appeared in the Stanley Cup Finals 5 times, in 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1984.

How many Stanley Cups have the Islanders won?

The New York Islanders won the Stanley Cup Finals 4 times, in 1980, 1981, 1982 and 1983.

Longest Championship Drought By City

Most Championships By City

Fan Report Card

Frequently Asked Questions

How Scoring Works

Accuracy and Fact Checking

All NHL stats, streaks, droughts and records are updated based on games played on or before May 27, 2024.

Copyright © 2015-2024 ChampsOrChumps.us
TermsPrivacy PolicyAbout