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PTIsles: Episode 79 – Isles Alumni: Mick Vukota

In the Alumni edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by Islanders fan favorite and enforcer, Mick Vukota who spent parts of 10 seasons on Long Island. Mick talks about Islanders ownership’s commitment to alumni in recent years and what teammates he’s excited to see on Saturday Night. Later, ...

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PTIsles: Episode 73 – Getting Antsy w/ Newsday’s Andrew Gross

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Alex ‘Buddy’ Peck (@BudGSN) are joined by Andrew Gross (@AGrossNewsday, Islanders beat reporter for Newsday. Topics Discussed: – The impact of the team’s lengthy layoff – Jordan Eberle hopes to stay hot – Robin Lehner receives national attention – Pelech ...

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PTIsles: Episode 69 – Bill Torrey Appreciation w/ Jiggs McDonald

On the latest episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by long-time voice of the New York Islanders and Hall of Fame NHL Broadcaster Jiggs McDonald. Jiggs (or ‘Kenneth’ as Bill Torrey called him) reflects on last weekend’s festivities, shares stories from the dynasty years and tells us what ...

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John Tavares Was Only As Faithful As His Options

John Tavares was forced to make a decision he never thought he’d have to make. That’s the way I see it. From the moment he was drafted 1st overall in 2009, the NHL world assumed the clock was ticking on John Tavares’ time with the Islanders. It wasn’t a matter ...

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PTIsles: Episode 61 – Ho-Ho-Ho-Sang

In the latest edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Alex ‘Buddy’ Peck (@BudGSN) spread Holiday cheer following the Islanders back-to-back road wins in Colorado and Arizona. Later, Joe and Alex share their Christmas wishes for the Islanders the rest of the season. Topics Discussed: – 3 in a row ...

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Q & A with Artist Sean Connors

IslesBlog recently spoke with Sean Connors, an Islanders fan and artist that was profiled in a recent MSG fan commercial. We talked about his art, his inspiration and his Islanders fandom. At what age did you realize you had more artistic talent than the average kid? Probably around the the ...

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PTIsles: Episode 59 – The Boys Are Back!

In this edition of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Gotham Sports Network’s Alex ‘Buddy’ Peck (@BudGSN) reflect on a raucous and memorable night at the Old Barn as the Islanders returned home to the Nassau Coliseum. Later, in our Long Island Sound-off segment, fans tell us their best moments from ...

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PTIsles: Episode 57 – Soundin’ Off w/ Michael Fornabaio

In this episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) talks Bridgeport Sound Tigers with beat reporter¬†Michael Fornabaio of the Connecticut Post. The two discuss Michael Dal Colle’s emergence, Devon Toews’ progression, Kiefer Bellows impressive offensive skill set and the improving play of Joshua Ho-sang. LISTEN:

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Islanders Making Most of Low Outside Expectations

When John Tavares left town, the New York Islanders were left for dead. That was unquestionably the vibe this past summer, and not just around here. It felt like the entire league had this team pegged as a “rebuilding team”, not ready to compete having lost an MVP-caliber player in ...

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PTIsles: Episode 56 – Who Are These Guys?

In this episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog), James Duffy (@TwoTurtleDuffs) and Alex ‘Buddy’ Peck (@BudGSN) are back together to talk about the Islanders 4 game winning streak after back to back wins over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Topics Discussed: – The 3-2 SO win over the Pens – Exceptional Goaltending ...

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