Shawn Bates former star center for the New York Islanders played in the NHL for 10 seasons starting with the Boston Bruins and continuing with the Islanders. During his Bates is remembered most for scoring on a penalty shot in Game 4 of the Islanders' Eastern Conference Quarterfinal playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2001. It was the first made playoff penalty shot in Islanders history. Shawn Bates has hand signed this of himself facing off at center ice against the Rangers. A Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity is included.