Duane Sutter Stanley Cup 1981

1981 - Stanley Cup Winner 1981

The 1981 Stanley Cup Final was contested by the Minnesota North Stars making their first Finals appearance and the defending champion New York Islanders, in their second-ever Finals appearance. The Islanders would win the best-of-seven series four games to one, to win their second Stanley Cup. This would be the last all American finals until 1991 when the North Stars faced the Pittsburgh Penguins.