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PTIsles: Episode 40 – Life After Elimination w/ Newsday’s Andrew Gross

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) are joined by the Islanders newest beat reporter, Andrew Gross (@AGrossNewsday) of Newsday. Topics discussed: Andrew’s early impressions of #IslesTwitter The differences between the Isles, Rangers and Devils beat Josh Ho-sang’s truth bombs The emergence of Ryan Pulock Recent Belmont Arena news Garth Snow ...

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PTIsles: Episode 39 – We Played A Good Game

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BudGSN). The Starting Six : The Unintentional Tank Tavares Sign & Trade Dougie Blow-Ups Pulock A Positive Other Decisions Snow Must Go Blowout Long Island Sound-Off: The PTIsles team takes voice ...

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PTIsles: Episode 38 – It’s Getting Old

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BudGSN) The Starting Six : Isles-Canucks Recap No Power Rankings Down with the Ship Paging Jon Ledecky Weight Loss System Thank you, Maven Long Island Sound-Off: The PTIsles team takes voice-mails ...

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Dear John

This letter was submitted by a reader that requested in be posted anonymously. Dear John, For years you have patiently waited for support from the franchise that selected you first overall in the 2009 Draft. You’ve expressed unequivocal faith in coaches and management like the loyal, corporate soldier you are – ...

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Garth Snow: The Cliff Notes

Starting with the 2001 NHL draft, the Islanders made plenty of franchised changing decisions.  This was the summer when the Islanders (and Charles Wang) decided they were done being a bottom of the league team and were going to make a splash.  They acquired Alexi Yashin and Michael Peca to ...

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PTIsles: Episode 36 – A ‘Stape Chat” with Arthur Staple

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.  Topics discussed: Arthur’s decision to join The Athletic How Islanders coverage will change with his move Garth Snow’s Q&A Difference between ...

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The Trickle Down Effect: Why Islanders’ Defensive Woes Aren’t Depth-Related

January was a great month for the Dow and S&P 500. For the Islanders, however, it was a continuation of their downward spiral, even with the team’s announced return (sort of) to Nassau Coliseum while the new digs in Belmont are constructed. They won five games and lost eight, seven ...

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PTIsles: Episode 35 – State of the Isles

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) takes calls from listeners to hear their “State of the Isles” after two bad losses versus the Panthers and Maple Leafs following the All-Star game. Listeners call-in and express their views of GM Garth Snow, anxiety over John Tavares, thoughts on returning ...

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Ryan Pulock Was a Healthy Scratch Again, and That’s Okay

The Islanders engaged in a hard-fought skirmish with the Buffalo Sabres last night, an overtime win courtesy of Josh Bailey’s sublime assisting skills and a gorgeous goal by Mat Barzal. Ryan Pulock wasn’t part it. That his view of the game was from above ice level has seemingly usurped anything ...

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