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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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PTIsles: Episode 29 – This Team Is Fun

TIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BuddyGSN) The Starting Six : Saturdays Are For The Isles OT Winners Tavares is “other worldly” Ekman-Larsson Trade Possibility Media Matters (Eberle in Edmonton) Lights Out Leddy Long Island Sound-Off: Listeners ...

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PTIsles: Episode 26 – The Mighty Metro

PTIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BuddyGSN). The Starting Six : Jekyll and Hydelanders Kulemin out 6 months, done as an Islander? Josh Bailey Press Clippings The return of the Ho-sang Eberle loves the 2nd Line The ...

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Buy, Sell or Hold: October 2017

The Islanders overcame a tough start to close the month with a 7-4-1 record while going 5-1 over the last 6. This was good enough to be 1 point off the lead in the Metropolitan division. The Islanders recorded points in all 5 home games going 4-0-1. One concern, which ...

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PTIsles: Episode 25 – Light ‘Em Up

TIsles is the all-Islanders panel discussion show hosted by Joe Buono (@islesblog) James Duffy (@twoturtleduffs) and Alex “Buddy” Peck (@BuddyPeck) The Starting Six : Isles-Vegas Golden Knights Reaction Tavares Named Player of the Week Ho-Sang Demotion Reinhart Trade Revisited Surprise, Surprise We Sell Fishsticks Long Island Sound-Off: Listeners leave their ...

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