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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 159 - Casey Cizikas Saved My Marriage

Is Joe Haggerty an off-ice official at TD Garden?

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Mike and Dan cover the ups, downs, heroes and goats of first two games of the Islanders-Bruins series.

They talk about the Islanders being overmatched in Game 1 against the rested Bruins, as well as Boston’s off-ice officials, before discussing how the team turned around their fortunes with a solid Game 2 performance and a long-awaited overtime goal by Casey Cizikas. They cover some of the chess moves made by both coaches and what they’re looking for as the series shifts to Long Island.

In the second half, they step up to throw more dirt on a certain North Division team whose season came to an end moments before the Islanders tied their second round series. Also, Mike gives us an update of how he and his Bruins fan wife are handling the series so far.

They also crown a final winner of some eBay swag. Thanks to everyone who left a review!


  • Great video of Cizikas’ goal and his teammates’ reactions.
  • In his off day presser, Barry Trotz says coughing up the lead in Game 2 may have taught the Islanders a valuable lesson.
  • Justin Bourne on what the Leafs have and what they need.
  • Iain MacIntyre talks about the Bruins and Islanders while also talking about the Leafs for some reason.


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Theme song: "Sports" by Josh Spacek.

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