Islesblog Podcast



Islanders Country: Listen to the IslesBlog Podcast with Joe Buono and Tom de Luca each and every week for the best guests and latest news on the Isles throughout the season. Follow the team on twitter @IslesBlog.


  • IslesBlog Podcast: Newsday's Jim Baumbach on Islanders - Barclays Opt-Out and More

    07/09/2016 Duração: 34min

    Home / Blog / IslesBlog Podcast: Newsday’s Jim Baumbach on Islanders – Barclays Opt-Out and More IslesBlog Podcast: Newsday’s Jim Baumbach on Islanders – Barclays Opt-Out and More Joseph Buono 17 mins ago Blog, IslesBlog Podcast, Podcasts Leave a comment 5 Views Subscribe to the IslesBlog Podcast on iTunes In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono talks to Newsday reporter Jim Baumbach on his in-depth report that provided some very relevant insight into the details surrounding the Islanders and Barclays Center opt-out clause and other other specifics related to the unique partnership between the two sides. Joe and Jim discussed: - The roadmap of who can opt out and when - Whether or not the Islanders are using Belmont and Queens as purely leverage - The Islanders receiving more revenue than originally thought - His view on which side benefits most from the current deal - The impact of Ledecky/Malkin and Mikhail Prokhorov on this relationship - The long-term viability of Barclays as the

  • IslesBlog Podcast: Bloomberg's Scott Soshnick Talks Isles Considering Queens

    22/07/2016 Duração: 15min

    Bloomberg Sports Reporter Scott Soshnick joins Joe Buono on the IslesBlog Podcast to chat about the story he broke on the Islanders new ownership talking to the New York Mets about erecting a new arena outside of Citi Field in Queens.

  • PTIsles: Episode 15 - The Price Is Greiss

    18/02/2016 Duração: 42min

    It’s PTIsles, the all Islanders panel discussion show discussing the latest news on and off the ice. In this edition, Joe Buono, Jesse Funk and Greg Niemzyck break down the goaltender controversy that is, but isn’t between Thomas Greiss and Jaro Halak, Who should start against the Capitals on Thursday? Later, John Tavares is ready to leave Brooklyn for Toronto! No, not really, but Larry Brooks of the NY Post gave all Islanders fans a Valentine’s Day scare on Sunday. Islanders weren’t happy and Brett Yormark knew it so the Barclays CEO made sure “If You’re Happy…” was played at the game against Detroit on Monday afternoon. Finally, Barclays Center is holding a Hockey ‘N Heels event on Thursday and teaching women Hockey 101. The guys chat about what they would do to attract the female fan.

  • PTIsles: Episode 14 - Boulton and a Bear

    21/01/2016 Duração: 26min

    PTIsles: Episode 14 - Boulton and a Bear

  • PTIsles: Episode 13 - Hammer Time Is Up

    20/11/2015 Duração: 22min


  • IslesBlog Podcast: Photographer Bruce Bennett talks about his new book "Hockey's Greatest Photos"

    12/10/2015 Duração: 04min

    In this edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono is joined by the "Wayne Gretzky of hockey photography," Bruce Bennett to talk about his new book Hockey's Greatest Photos: The Bruce Bennett Collection and his career in hockey. For over 40 years and 5,000 games Bruce Bennett has captured hockey's iconic moments, historic goals and most colorful personalities. For this book, he chose 246 images out of an archive of over 2 million to create his definite collection over the last four decades. Bennett's career includes 35 Stanley Cup Finals, 26 All-Star Games, the Winter Olympics and over 4,500 NHL Games. Bruce has been the team photographer for for several Stanley Cup winning teams including the New York Islanders, New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils. In the interview, we discuss his inspiration and process for determining which photos would make the book, his relationship with players, the back stories behind some of his most iconic Islanders photos and advise he has for young photographers looking to

  • PTIsles: Episode 12: Orange & Blue Is The New Black

    18/09/2015 Duração: 28min

    Third Jerseys, Grabner Gone, Brockalypse Averted, RIP Ice Girls, 10/17 Tailgate on Long Island

  • PTIsles - Episode 11 - Summer Stories

    14/08/2015 Duração: 27min

    It’s the return of #PTIsles, the all Islanders panel discussion show covering everything on and off the ice. In the latest episode, Joe Buono is joined by IslesBlog free agent acquisitions Jesse Funk and Greg Niemczyk, best known for their stellar work breaking down the Mets on”Put It In The Podcast.” Summer is light on hockey, but full of lighthearted Islanders stories. The boys break down Billy Joel closing out the Coliseum last Tuesday night in front of a ton blue & orange wearing Islanders fans, the sticker shock of ticket prices at Barclays and the “YES” chant being featured in EA Sports NHL ’16. Later, the most fascinating and intriguing job opening with the Islanders (Hint: None of us are qualified) and we wonder which team has the brighter future moving forward, the Mets or the Islanders?

  • IslesBlog Podcast: MSG Networks Pre/Post Game Show Host Shannon Hogan

    12/08/2015 Duração: 34min

    In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono and special co-host Brittany Sider chat with Islanders pre and post game show host Shannon Hogan. Entering her second season with the Islanders, Shannon talks about her move from Detroit to New York, her swimming career at the University of Missouri and and some of the men and women that have provided inspiration in her broadcasting career. Later, Shannon explains how she prepares for an Islanders broadcast, tells us who the funniest Islanders are (one of the answers may surprise you) and shares some of her most memorable moments and “interesting” live television interviews. Plus, a look ahead at the first season at Barclays Center and why Garth Snow is making the right move by showing confidence in his young core.

  • IslesBlog Podcast:'s Daniel Friedman on Isles' Draft Day Move

    28/06/2015 Duração: 20min

    It's the NHL Draft edition of the IslesBlog Podcast as Joe Buono is joined by Islanders columnist for, Daniel Friedman. Joe and Dan discuss Garth Snow trading Griffin Reinhart to Edmonton to snag Mathew Barzal with the 16th overall pick and moving back into the 1st round to select Anthony Beauvillier. Later, the reasons why Michael Grabner wasn't moved, what it will cost to resign Kyle Okposo after the season and upcoming targets in free agency. Plus, a look at the Islanders Day 2 selections that included Rich Pilon's cousin Ryan, heightened expectations for Jack Capuano and increased excitement for the annual Blue & White Scrimmage game at Barclays Center on July 8th in Brooklyn.

  • IslesBlog Podcast:'s Jeff Capellini on the Isles Forcing Game 7

    26/04/2015 Duração: 27min

    It's the Game 7 preview edition of the IslesBlog Podcast as Joe Buono and's Jeff Capellini react to the Islanders gritty and gutty 3-1 win over the Caps in Game 6 at the Nassau Coliseum. The two talk about Jack Capuano's latest juggling of the lines and if even more changes should be expected in Washington or Game 7. Also, the steady play of the unlikely Donovan-Mayfield pairing, the scratching of Anders Lee and the lift Grabovski has given the team since his return. Plus, the Islanders struggling Power Play, not so struggling Penalty Kill, Halak's record in elimination games and the Capitals poor Game 7 history (especially at home).

  • IslesBlog Podcast: Radio pbp voice Chris King previews Isles-Caps Playoff Series

    13/04/2015 Duração: 28min

    In the playoffs edition of the IslesBlog Podast, Joe Buono is joined by Chris King, Islanders radio play by play voice on 88.7 FM WRHU. Kinger provides an update on Travis Hamonic's availability in the series and the latest on Matt Martin and Frans Nielsen's return to the lineup. Plus, what the likely line combinations are for Game 1 in Washington and how it may be between Michael Grabner and Tyler Kennedy for the final forward spot to start the series. Later, Chris talks about the impact of losing home ice on the final night of the season and how the Islanders plan to slow down Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals Power Play. We also chat about Calvin de Haan's play Saturday night after being a healthy scratch for several games and how John Tavares found out he had lost the Art Ross Trophy. Finally, Chris gives us his prediction for the Island

  • IslesBlog Podcast: Kevin Clancy of Barstool Sports

    07/04/2015 Duração: 27min

    In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono chats with admitted Islanders bandwagon fan Kevin Clancy of Barstool Sports New York. KFC explains the series of events that took him from hockey fan free agent to leader of the Isles bandwagon and his growing appreciation for the game of hockey. Later, KFC describes the good and bad reception he's received from #IslesTwitter, his relationship with Islanders players, the success of Barstool Islanders merchandise and how he's caught himself checking Isles scores while out at dinner this season. Plus, KFC offers his thoughts on the Islanders move to Brooklyn, what an Isles-Rangers playoffs series would mean for Barstool Sports and how he's learned how smug and awful Rangers fans are.

  • IslesBlog Podcast: The Shutdown Pair - Christian Arnold and Scott Charles

    22/03/2015 Duração: 26min

    In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono and Tom de Luca talk to The Shutdown Pair (Islanders Point Blank's Christian Arnold and Islanders Insight's Scott Charles) about the Isles snapping their 4 game losing streak in New Jersey, Jack Capuano's criticized motivational techniques and the battle for positioning in the Metropolitan Division. Later, we discuss how many points it will take to earn home ice in the first round, Calvin de Haan being the latest healthy scratch and the reason's behind the team's scoring slump. Plus, Christian and Scott offer their opinions as to what first round opponents would be good and bad match ups for the Isles come April.

  • IslesBlog Podcast: Hockey Writer for The Score, Justin Bourne

    12/03/2015 Duração: 25min

    In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono talks with The Score's Justin Bourne following the Isles disappointing 2-1 loss to the Rangers at Nassau Coliseum. Justin explains why he is scared of a playoff series with the Blueshirts, shares his thoughts on Kyle Okposo's return and gives his opinion of Josh Bailey as a top line winger. Later, the impact Nick Leddy's injury will have on the blue line, why the Islanders are going to be a delicious avocado and John Tavares' case for the Hart Trophy. Plus, Justin provides an update on his father Bob's health following his fall and offers his perspective on growing up at the Nassau Coliseum and the team's final season on Long Island.

  • IslesBlog Podcast: MSG Network's Stan Fischler Reacts to Islanders Moves at the Trade Deadline

    02/03/2015 Duração: 15min

    MSG Network's Stan Fischler reacts to the Tyler Kennedy acquisition, the Johnson/Neuvirth Goalie Swap, Boychuk extension and more.

  • IslesBlog Podcast: Former Islanders All Star Mariusz Czerkawski

    23/02/2015 Duração: 21min

    In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono catches up with former Islanders All-Star Mariusz Czerkawski. Mariusz talks about the challenges playing in hockey in his home country posed in becoming the most decorative NHL player ever from Poland, being drafted by the Boston Bruins and making his debut late in the 1993-93 season. Later, he describes his feelings being traded to Edmonton and later to the Islanders where he would break out and become an All-Star in 2000. Plus, his memories of the 2001-2002 season under Peter Laviolette, thoughts on the final year of the Coliseum and the impressive golf game he has found in retirement.

  • IslesBlog Podcast: Sports Author/Columnist/Radio Host John Feinstein

    15/02/2015 Duração: 26min

    In the latest episode of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono talks with best selling author, columnist and former CBS Sports Radio host John Feinstein. John explains why he gravitated towards the NHL's newest expansion franchise in 1972 and offers some of his favorite stories and memories from covering the Dynasty years. Later, John shares his interactions with Al Arbour and why he had such a profound impact on the players he coached. Plus, the difficulties of talking hockey on national radio, the Islanders-Rangers rivalry, Tavares as the face of New York sports and whether he will ever write a hockey book.

  • PTIsles - Episode 9: Brawlversary

    12/02/2015 Duração: 34min

    It’s Episode 9 of PTIsles, the only video-based Islanders roundtable on the interwebz. This week, Joe Buono, Connor Moire and Anthony Tartamella talk about the return of C-Mac to the lineup, his instant impact and whether or not he can stick on the Island when Cal Clutterbuck returns from injury. Next, the guys debate how important or unimportant it is to finish in first place and reminisce fondly on the 2011 brawl between the Islanders and Penguins at the Coliseum with plenty of Michael Haley and Trevor Gillies references. Later, season tickets go on sale in Brooklyn. Are the team's marketing efforts on target? Plus, hear the Valentine's Day plans of a boyfriend, married man and single blogger. Want us to answer your questions on the next episode? Use the #PTIsles hashtag to submit them. You can also listen to PTIsles on the IslesBlog iTunes Channel - Subscribe HERE

  • IslesBlog Podcast:'s John Kreiser

    10/02/2015 Duração: 27min

    In the latest edition of the IslesBlog Podcast, Joe Buono and Tom deLuca chat with writer/columnist/editor John Kreiser as the Islanders head back to the Nassau Coliseum for a 4 game home stand starting with the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday Night. Kreiser talks about Anders Lee's strong play, Brock Nelson's struggles and the latest problems on the penalty kill. Later, John shares his thoughts on if the Isles should make a move before the March 2nd trade deadline and if the team will be able to hold off the Pens, Rangers and Capitals in the Metropolitan Division.

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