Mike and Dan discuss the rollercoaster of the Islanders losing Games 2 & 3 to the Penguins, then winning a Game 4 lovefest.
The talk about how satisfying it was to watch the composed goaltending of Ilya Sorokin, how the Islanders set up Game 4’s win with physical play in Game 3 and how funny it is to see the Penguins (and owner Mario Lemieux) complaining about “disinterested officiating.”
They also recap the losses in Games 2 and 3 and the uncharacteristic play of Semyon Varlamov.
Later, they look ahead to Game 5 and around the league at other playoff series. Also, Mike tells the story of a hat exchange that could only happen in the bedlam of a playoff game at Nassau Coliseum.
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- Yeah, pretty sure we know who that “high ranking” official is. It’s either the guy signing the checks or the guy who can’t tie a necktie.
I’ve been told that a high-ranking member of the Penguins organization has spoken with the league recently about what the Penguins are perceiving to be disinterested officiating. In other words, members of the Penguins organization feel like the Islanders are receiving the freedom to attack the Penguins at will without anything being called.
- Dan helped out WIIM with their expansion draft planning.
- Pizza for Spicoli!
Matt Moulson right across from me lol let’s fucking go pic.twitter.com/f6cADAUtss— x - jenny berman (@barzalline) May 22, 2021
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