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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 160 - Pizza in the Trunk

Maybe we’ll have fun when it’s over.

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Mike and Dan recap Games 3 and 4 of the Islanders-Bruins series, the breakout of Mat Barzal and the unique Nassau Coliseum experience.

They talk about feeling confident after Game 3’s loss on a fluky goal and about the raw determination of the Islanders in a pivotal and important Game 4 win. They discuss Barzal finally scoring, his emotional outburst after the game and the reveals of his post-game presser. Mike also tells the tale of what it was like for he and his wife Emily - a Bruins fan - to attend Game 4, and what she learned about the collective psyche of Islanders fans.

Along the way they chat about the torture of watching a “fun” game live, what separates playoff teams from those who flame out (*cough* MapleLeafs *cough*), and a history of bad icings going back decades.



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Theme song: "Sports" by Josh Spacek.

Closing Song: “Physical” by Dua Lipa.

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