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Islanders Anxiety - Episode 219 - What the Hell is This Team

How this season is like a sketch from “I Think You Should Leave.”

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Mike and Dan discuss the Islanders’ wild week, which featured comeback wins, inexplicable shutout losses and unexpected heroics.

With huge wins against the Flames and Rangers - coming back from down 3-1 on back-to-back nights - they continued their strong play against good teams. But with a cursed blanking against the Coyotes and a back-and-forth overtime win over the Blue Jackets, they also showed the you can’t predict what the Islanders will do next.

In the second half, they look at unheralded star Brock Nelson, who continues to quietly lead the Islanders in big moments, and Mat Barzal, who is having and strange but productive season so far.

Along the way, they talk about Mike playing podcast hosts against each other, The Athletic being obtuse and, somehow, Muammar Gaddafi.



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