In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono and James Duffy welcome former Newsday Islanders beat reporter Arthur Staple after his first full day on the job at The Athletic.
- Arthur’s decision to join The Athletic
- How Islanders coverage will change with his move
- Garth Snow’s Q&A
- Difference between Snow and Devils GM Ray Shero
- Doug Weight’s response to sitting Mat Barzal in the final minutes
- Top Trade Targets, including two Rangers
- A Lack of Urgency frustrating fans
- How long a leash Garth Snow has with ownership
- Biggest factor for Tavares staying: Belmont or Barzal
After, Joe and James recap the interview and give a look ahead to this importance stretch of games facing this week against Metropolitan Division opponents.