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Islanders News: Pulock Power, Podcast Parade, Ladd Lines, Hrudey Duty

Soothe your anxiety with some Hrudey and the Blowfish

New York Islanders v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Five
“We’re not leaving until we get to hear Hrudey on Duty.”
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The New York Islanders aren’t back at it until tomorrow night in Philadelphia, suddenly a big game in the suddenly relevant (I know, right?) wild card chase.

Islanders Reads and Listens

  • Dan and Michael spit fire in an emergency podcast to get some of this arena nonsense off their chests. Thanks to everyone who has left reviews! P.S. Our house is in the middle of the street. [Islanders Anxiety]
  • The Point Blank podcast also takes on the nonsense, with a hell no and thank you to Hartford. [SNY]
  • On that note {snickers}, Nassau Democrats are asking Ed Mangano for an update on his Islanders blowharding. [Newsday]
  • A snapshot of the Metro includes lots of John Tavares quotes on his determination to carry the Isles. [NHL]
  • Perhaps you noticed the Islanders games have been goalfests lately? Yeah, Doug Weight says time to help the goalies. [Newsday]
  • Speaking of Weight, 30 Thoughts has a quote from him admitting he's enjoyed coaching more than he expected, plus some insights on what he's changed. [Sportsnet]
  • The Sound Tigers' eight-game run ended this week but they got right back at it with a comeback overtime win, courtesy of Ryan Pulock. [CT Post | Soundin' Off | BST]
  • Andrew Ladd shares his Top 5 athletes of all time. [NHLPA]
  • What's up with Taylor Cammarata? He's a senior now for the Gophers. Time flies. [Gopher Sports]
  • Hey, let's have ESPN do a roundtable on Islanders and Coyotes arena issues. (Bonus off-center scoreboard reference from Burnside! Keeping it real!) [ESPN]

Beyond the Island and their Next Coach (hee hee)