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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 186 - I Want That T...
Mike and Dan recap a win and a loss and look into some possible trades the Islanders can make to bolster their defense in this (possibly already lost) season.
64 min
Weird Islanders: The Podcast! - Episode 1 - Bri...
First episode of a brand new LHH podcast! What is a "Weird Islander" and what makes Brian Rolston one? We ask guest Carey Haber and lay down some ground rules.
35 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 185 - Like a Travel...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders back-to-back wins as they stare down another long break in between games.
73 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 184 - Short End of ...
Mike and Dan talk about a good win and two frustrating loses for the Islanders and are joined by The Athletic’s Arthur Staple to hear stories of his decade on the team's beat.
95 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 183 - Exorcising De...
Mike and Dan recap a big win and a tough loss, and hash out the Islanders' recent play and current identity (or lack thereof)..
72 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 182 - Coming Back t...
Mike and Dan breath a sigh of relief as the Islanders win an actual game and start putting points together. They just need to keep doing that.
57 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 181 - A Stretch of ...
Mike and Dan sift through two more Islanders losses and process their frustrations over the postponements of at least two upcoming games.
71 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 180 - Far From Fine
Absolutely nothing is going right for the Islanders right now - losses, injuries and COVID cases are piling up. But there is a new arena to talk about...
61 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 179 - The Ledge is ...
Mike, Dan and special guest Carey Haber process the emotions of the Islanders losing four straight games and defenseman Ryan Pulock to injury as they open UBA Arena.
76 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 178 - Made a Mess o...
Mike and Dan chat about the Islanders mostly successful weekend and talk to Arthur Staple about his new book "100 Things Islanders Fans Should and Do Before They Die."
80 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 177 - More Positive...
Mike and Dan talk about the Islanders' shootout loss in Nashville, the positives they can take away from their record on the road so far and the next three games in Montreal, Winnipeg and Minnesota.
71 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 176 - Such a Quiet ...
Dan interrupts Mike's vacation to talk about Ilya Sorokin's back-to-back shutouts, Zdeno Chara's struggles and Josh Bailey's miraculous Islanders tenure.
42 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 175 - A Deep Sigh o...
Mike and Dan review the Islanders' first three games of the season, which saw a lot of bad with some good hope lurking below the surface.
75 min
Islanders Award Winners Season 2 Preview - Brya...
A short preview of the first episode of Islanders Award Winners Season 2. The Isles use a new rule to take a young Bryan Trottier in the 1974 NHL draft.
9 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 174 - A Very New Ex...
Mike and Dan ponder the Islanders' finalized roster and what it means to finally root for a team with Stanley Cup expectations.
68 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 173 - The Rest of t...
For the first time ever, Mike and Dan turn their attention to teams that aren't the Islanders to give their thoughts, outlooks and bold predictions for each NHL division.
74 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 172 - Threat Level ...
Mike and Dan discuss the Islanders goalie situation as Semyon Varlamov misses more preseason games, then turn their attention towards a secret UBS Arena meeting and other topics.
78 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 171 - We Have a Ver...
Mike and Dan "recap" the Islanders' first two preseason games, talk about the standouts so far and make some bold predictions for the upcoming season.
63 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 170 - Somebody Came...
Mike and Dan resume their normal format (mostly) to talk about the return of Zdeno Chara to the Islanders and their upcoming training camp.
61 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 169 - 31 Thoughts A...
Mike and Dan channel Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman to talk about the Islanders' long awaited acquisition of forward Zach Parise.
61 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 168 - Die an Islander
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders' long-awaited signings, and Mike catches the off-Broadway play partially based on the podcast.
64 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 167 - A Lot Has Hap...
Mike and Dan discuss the many goings on around the draft for the Islanders including trades, an expansion loss, new prospects and a crazy schedule.
65 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 166 - A Go-Pro in L...
Mike and Dan talk to Arthur Staple of The Athletic about the Islanders offseason. Who might go, who might stay and where the cap room might be coming from.
80 min
PTIsles - It Stings
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstnoel19) are joined by Rob Taub to share thoughts on the bitter Game 7 defeat to the Lightning and where the Islanders go from here.
64 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 165 - On the Bus wi...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders loss to the Lightning in Game 7 of the NHL semifinals and the bonds this iteration of the team formed with the people who cheer them on.
73 min
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstnoel19) react to a memorable and magical Game 6 at the Old Barn.
39 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 164 - Happy Debris
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders dramatic Game 6 win over the Lightning and vent their anxieties over Game 7.
75 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 163 - A Sprinkle of...
Mike and Dan remain amazed at Ryan Pulock’s last second save to preserve the Islanders’ Game 4 win as they recap that game and Games 2 and 3.
61 min
PTIsles - Soak it in
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstnoel19) enjoy another deep playoff run and NY Post columnist Mike Vaccaro joins the show.
46 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 162 - Cut the Rink ...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders’ clinical win over the Lightning in Game 1 of their semifinal series and the unexpected complete team victory.
47 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 161 - My Very Hoars...
With a raspy voice worn out from screaming, Mike and Dan discuss the Islanders eliminating the Bruins and facing the Lightning again in the semifinals.
66 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 160 - Pizza in the ...
Mike and Dan recap Games 3 and 4 of the Islanders-Bruins series, the breakout of Mat Barzal and the unique Nassau Coliseum experience.
64 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 159 - Casey Cizikas...
Mike and Dan cover the ups, downs, heroes and goats of first two games of the Islanders-Bruins series.
67 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 158 - The Islanders...
Mike and Dan revel in the Islanders' elimination of the Penguins and marvel at how far they've come in three seasons.
65 min
PTIsles - Whale of a Game
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstnoel19) are joined by's Brian Compton after the Islanders 2OT win in a pivotal Game 5 in Pittsburgh.
50 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 157 - An Episode of...
Mike and Dan discuss the rollercoaster of the Islanders losing Games 2 & 3 to the Penguins, then winning a Game 4 lovefest.
65 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 156 - They Stole It...
Mike and Dan are still excited over 24 hours after the Islanders OT win over the Penguins in Game 1 of their playoff series.
68 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 155 - So Much Hope ...
Mike and Dan look ahead to the Islanders first round playoff series against the Penguins and reasons to be optimistic (or doubtful).
61 min
PTIsles - Limping in
In this episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstnoel19) are joined by Rob Taub and James Nichols for a roundtable discussion on the team's struggles heading into the playoffs.
54 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 154 - A Good Time f...
Mike and Dan are very confused by the recent play of the Islanders and the even more recent actions of the Rangers.
64 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 153 - Souls Sucked ...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders two tough losses to the Capitals, the team's recent struggles and a win against the Rangers.
65 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 152 - A Week In a S...
Mike and Dan worry about the Islanders' recent lackluster play with six (6!) games against the Rangers and Capitals looming on the horizon.
66 min
PTIsles - Runnin' With The Devils
Joe and Noel are joined by The Athletic's Arthur Staple to discuss the trade deadline and the Isles chances in the postseason
55 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 151 - Let Them All ...
In a super-sized episode, Mike and Dan are joined by Arthur Staple of The Athletic to discuss the Islanders trade deadline acquisitions and how the team will respond.
87 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 150 - I Hope You Br...
On their 150th episode, Mike & Dan celebrate Mat Barzal and a blowout win over the Caps, then ponder the fate of Kyle Palmieri and other possible trade deadline targets.
65 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 149 - Dark Clouds C...
Mike and Dan lament two disastrous loses in Pittsburgh and the difficult looming schedule for the Islanders.
61 min
PTIsles - It's the Pitts
Joe Buono and Noel Fogelman are not panicking (yet) after back-to-back losses to the Penguins in Pittsburgh. Plus, Joe is joined by Steven Niciforo, creator of the YouTube channel Islanders Pride.
65 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 148 - You're Watchi...
Mike and Dan celebrate Ilya Sorokin stealing the Islanders a win and look at some possible trade targets.
65 min
PTIsles - Life After Lee
Joe and Noel recap the 4-3 Islanders loss to the Flyers and discuss how they can replace Anders Lee.
51 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 147 - People Are St...
Mike and Dan discuss the Islanders' wild weekend series against the Devils, their winning streak and the attention the team is starting to get from around the NHL.
67 min
PTIsles - Winning Ways
In this episode of PTIsles, Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstNoel19) recap another successful Islanders week. Plus, Joe is joined by Anthony Zych, graphic designer and artist behind the Islanders game-day posters.
54 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 146 - This Side of ...
Mike and Dan examine the Islanders' complete sweep of the Sabres and how they know the unique pain Buffalo fans are feeling.
59 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 145 - A Wait and Se...
Mike and Dan are in much better moods after the Islanders shut out the Penguins for the first time since Eddie Murphy had a hit single.
53 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 144 - Don't Know Wh...
Mike and Dan are fired up and frustrated about the Islanders last few games, who to trust and who organized a Christmas party in February.
65 min
PTIsles - Paging Pageau
Joe Buono and Noel Fogelman are joined by NYI Hockey Now's Christian Arnold to talk about the Islanders 3-2 win over the Sabres heading into a very busy stretch of games.
48 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 143 - Fun Boring Ho...
Mike and Dan talk about the Islanders' return to form and point streak and later, chat about a special new Mat Barzal bobblehead figure.
63 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 142 - Up From the T...
Dan and special guest Carey Haber take an overview of how the Islanders have performed so far this season.
37 min
PTIsles - Identity Theft
Joe and Noel are joined by Newsday Islanders beat writer Andrew Gross
51 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 141 - A Very Bleak ...
Mike and Dan sift through the ashes of a week in which the Islanders lost four games and how many of their long-standing problems remain.
59 min
PTIsles - What just happened?
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) and Noel Fogelman (@thefirstnoel19) react to the devastating defeats in DC
45 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 140 - Is It Too Ear...
Mike and Dan discuss the good and bad of the Islanders' split with the Devils, their upcoming games and the demise of NBCSN.
61 min
PTIsles - Feast and Famine
Joe Buono is joined by Noel Fogelman as they discuss the first three games of the Islanders regular season
49 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 139 - We've Seen Ev...
Mike and Dan discuss the eventful first three games of the Islanders season and the unexpected debut of Ilya Sorokin.
49 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 138 - Good Concrete...
Mike and Dan talk about the Islanders signing of Mathew Barzal and Matt Martin, and look at the team's roster ahead of the 2021 season.
53 min
PTIsles - Welcome Back
Joe Buono is joined by Noel Fogelman as they discuss all the happenings in Islanders training camp.
53 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 137 - Get Lost in O...
Mike & Dan look ahead to the Islanders season with an eye towards some players with the potential to make a big impact.
49 min
Isles Buzz - I Hate Goodbyes
Dan and Noel discuss the end of defenseman Johnny Boychuk's career and make a show announcement
20 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 136 - A Walking Bre...
Mike and Dan pay tribute to Islanders legend Johnny Boychuk, whose career has been cut short due to an eye injury, and all of the things he brought to the team in his six years on the Island.
56 min
Isles Buzz - Cap Conundrum
Dan and Noel recap the the first few days of free agency.
29 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 135 - Breaking News...
Mike & Dan interrupt themselves to discuss the breaking trade of Devon Toews to the Avalanche, then travel back in time to cover the first few days of NHL free agency.
70 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 134 - A Little Armc...
Mike and Dan look ahead to an unusual NHL draft and free agency period, and back at a player that still has a deep connection to Long Island.
61 min
Isles Buzz - Looking Back and Ahead
Dan and Noel discuss the Islanders amazing run to the Eastern Conference Finals and recap Lou Lamoriello's state of the Islanders news conference
31 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 133 - A Fulfilling ...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders season-ending loss to the Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final and talk to writer Arthur Staple about the season and postseason that was.
80 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 132 - A Forgettable...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders double overtime win over the Lightning in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final.
46 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 131 - 42 Seconds is...
Mike and Dan talk about the Islanders being down 3-1 to the Lightning and what's working and not working for them.
52 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 130 - Bad Place in ...
Mike and Dan talk about the Islanders losing the first two games of the Eastern Conference final in two hard to watch ways.
48 min
Isles Buzz - Edmonton Bound!
Dan and Noel discuss the Islanders series win over the Flyers as New York advances to the Conference Finals for the first time since 1993.
23 min
PTIsles - Advance Like It's 1993
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by former SNY / Islanders Point Blank writer Chris Botta (@ChrisBottaNHL)
40 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 129 - Let's Just Pl...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders' complete game shutout of the Flyers in Game 7 and look ahead to the Eastern Conference Final against the Lightning.
65 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 128 - This Square-B...
Mike and Dan talk about the Islanders taking a 3-1 lead in their series against the Flyers, the coach behind it all and the people trying to understand it.
49 min
PTIsles - Lou Gotta Believe
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined once again by NY Post digital producer and IslesBlog contributor Rob Taub as the Islanders prepare for the Round 2 match-up with the Philadelphia Flyers
45 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 127 - A Wild Shift
Mike and Dan wrap up the Islanders victory over the Capitals and look forward to their second round series against the Flyers.
54 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 126 - A Punch in th...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders eventful loss in Game 4 to the Capitals and what changes they might see for Game 5.
48 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 125 - Having a Blast
Mike and Dan discuss the Islanders taking a 3-0 lead over the Capitals in their playoff series and players enjoying life in The Bubble.
55 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 124 - They Still Su...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders win over the Capitals in Game 1 of their series, the NHL lottery and the awfulness of Mike Milbury.
55 min
Isles Buzz - Arthur Staple Calls In
23 min
PTIsles - BEAUbblicious
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) chats with Rob Taun (@RTaub_) on the Islanders impressive series win over the Florida Panthers and the coming series with the Washington Capitals.
48 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 123 - This Is My Is...
Mike & Dan talk about the Islanders eliminating the Florida Panthers and their next challenge, the Washington Capitals.
46 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 122 - The Play of t...
Mike and Dan recap the Islanders performance in Games 2 and 3 against the Panthers and look ahead to Game 4.
46 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 121 - The Forgotten...
Mike and Dan discus the return of Islanders Hockey as the team takes a 1-0 lead over the Panthers in their play-in series.
61 min
Isles Buzz - Chris King Calls in
Dan and Noel are joined by the radio voice of the New York Islanders, Chris King
20 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 120 - A Wave of Emo...
Mike and Dan talk about the upcoming play-in games, the players chosen to go, and how the results could affect the Islanders next season.
55 min
PTIsles - Restart Me Up
Joe Buono (@IslesBlog) is joined by James Nichols (@JamesNicholsNYI) of The Hockey Writers and IslesBlog contributor Rob Taub (@RTaub_)
50 min
Islanders Anxiety - Episode 119 - The 12th Goal...
Mike and Dan return to their mics to discuss the Ilya Sorokin signing(s), training camp 2.0 and the Islanders cautious return to the ice.
51 min
Lighthouse Lookback - Episode 9 - Peter Mannino
We catch up with former goaltender Peter Mannino
45 min
Lighthouse Hockey Podcast - What If...
The Lighthouse Hockey podcast family unites for a roundtable discussion, posing "What if" scenario for the Islanders.
38 min
Isles Buzz - Gillian Kemmerer on Ilya Sorokin
Russian goaltender Ilya Sorokin is finally on his way!! Dan and Noel are joined by KHL Correspondent Gillian Kemmerer
20 min
Lighthouse Lookback - Episode 8 - Kirill Kabanov
We catch up with former Islanders draft pick Kirill Kabanov
31 min
Lighthouse Lookback - Episode 7 - Mike Watt
We catch up with former Islander Mike Watt
63 min
Islanders Award Winners - Denis Potvin, Norris ...
Our series of audio documentaries ends its first season with a look at the first Norris Trophy win for the Hall of Fame defenseman.
44 min