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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 175 - A Deep Sigh of Relief

If it was Sidney Crosby that got sick before a game against the Blackhawks, you know damn well they would have shut down every restaurant in the city.

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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.

They talk about the defensive breakdowns in Carolina and the wheels coming off after a promising start in Florida, both leading to losses against other teams expected to contend this season. They then relax after a win in Chicago that was saved in large part by Ilya Sorokin and a career-best game by Oliver Wahlstrom.

Later, they look ahead to the next three games, which can set the tone for the rest of their long season-starting road trip.

Along the way they talk about fashion lists, getting respect versus being liked and watching their rivals start to crack from within.

All the best to Mike Bossy as he battles lung cancer. We’re with you, Boss.



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Theme song: "Sports" by Josh Spacek.

Closing Song: “Wally Gator theme” by, uh, Hanna-Barbera.


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