May 24, 1980: 35 Years Ago Today


Here’s the Islanders’ radio call of the goal:

The usual play-by-play call that accompanies this video is the Canadian TV broadcast, but Dan Kelly, the long-time voice of the St. Louis Blues, called the game for American viewers, who saw the game on CBS. Here’s that call:

There are moments that happen in sports that you know you’ll never forget even as they happen before your eyes (whether live or on TV). For me, this continues to top the list.