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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 164 - Happy Debris

He’s 67 in Islanders years.

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Mike and Dan recap the Islanders dramatic Game 6 win over the Lightning and vent their anxieties over Game 7.

They talk about the ways in which the Islanders and their fans go against societal norms, the catharsis of Anthony Beauvillier’s overtime goal, the reactions to their post-game celebration and learning to trust in their team again. They recount each of the goals and moments in the game, including the torturous intermission before overtime and “waiting to wait.”

Later, they look ahead to Game 7 and some of the pluses and minuses the Islanders have in front of them, such as the memories of a disastrous Game 5 in the same building.

Finally, they talk about Lou Lamoriello winning his second NHL GM of the Year Award, the complaints about playoff officiating and how much fun it is when the Islanders piss people off.



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Theme song: "Sports" by Josh Spacek.

Closing Song: “Hysteria” by Def Leppard.


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