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PTIsles: Episode 51 – There Is No Aftermath

In this episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog), James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BudGSN) are back to talk about a myriad of topics leading up to and following the Islanders pre-season opener at the Coliseum on Sunday vs the Flyers. Topics include: – The #Isles 3-0 pre-season win ...

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PTIsles: Episode 50 – Preview SZN w/ Brian Compton

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) talk with Brian Compton (@BComptonNHL) following his 31 in 31 preview for NHL.com Topics Discussed Brian comments about the end of the Isle Seat Podcast The team finding their new identity Defense and Goaltending challenges to start ...

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The Curious Case of Valtteri Filppula

With training camp finally starting to come into view, let’s continue to take a look at another one of the new Islanders acquired by the newly minted Lou Lamoriello. At T-minus one-hour plus of the “Post Pajama Boy Defection” aka PPBD (ok, that acronym doesn’t exist), Lou Lamoriello went ahead ...

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PTIsles: Episode 49 – Maven’s Ravin’ w/ Stan Fischler

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) welcome hockey historian, author and 40 year fixture on Islanders’ telecasts, “The Maven” Stan Fischer (@StanFischler) to the podcast. Topics discussed: Lou Lamoriello’s track record of success Barry Trotz’s winning system comes to Long Island Reflection on ...

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PTIsles: Episode 48 – Do We Want Fishsticks? (Author Nick Hirschon)

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) sits down with Nick Hirshon, the author of “We Want Fish Sticks: The Bizarre and Infamous Rebranding of the New York Islanders.” Topics Discussed: Reason for writing the book The apparel trends that led to the Isles rebranding How a Billy Joel ...

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PTIsles: Episode 47 – A Matter of Trust

In this episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) discuss the good, bad and curious off-season moves made by Lou Lamoriello in the days after John Tavares signing with Toronto. Later, Alex ‘Buddy’ Peck gives us his thoughts on the acquisitions so far, we take fan voice ...

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PTIsles: Episode 46 – Movin’ Out and Movin’ On

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by Gotham Sports Network’s James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BudGSN) to react to the franchise altering news that John Tavares signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Topics Discussed: – #TavaresWatch Ends – JT’s Twitter Response – Who ...

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PTIsles: Episode 45 – It’s All Happening

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by Gotham Sports Network’s James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BudGSN) to discuss a whirwind week of positive news including the hiring of Barry Trotz, Mat Barzal’s Calder win, an A rated Draft Class and more games at ...

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PTIsles: Episode 44 – HalleLOUjah

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by Gotham Sports Network’s James Duffy (TwoTurtleDuffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BudGSN) to discuss Islander Country’s jubilaition following the removal of Garth Snow as GM and Doug Weight as Head Coach earlier this week. Topics Discussed – Our Reaction ...

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PTIsles: Episode 43 – Louie, Louie

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Gotham Sports Network’s James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) react to Lou Lamoriello joining the Islander as President of Hockey Operations. Topics Discussed: Ledecky/Makin’s risky play that paid off Where does this leave Garth Snow? A much needed change in team culture Lamoriello’s top ...

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