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Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 115: No overreacting, Billy Jaffe, Andrew's Answers

The Isles started 0-2 and were outscored 11-4 in those games, but host Andrew Gross says not to overreact so early. NHL Network's Billy Jaffe is buying into the Islanders as well, plus Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 120: Don't jump ship just yet

The Isles have lost 8 straight, but they're just beginning to emerge from a COVID-19 outbreak and getting some of their players. Still, they could use a win really soon, like, on Thursday night.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 119: Opening night at UBS Arena

Andrew Gross is joined by Neil Best and Laura Albanese for first reactions to UBS Arena, the Isles' opening-night loss and the COVID-19 outbreak on the team.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 118: Isles good and bad, Steve Cangialosi, Neil Best

Andrew Gross on the good and bad with the Islanders so far. MSG Networks' Steve Cangialosi previews the Isles-Devils game, and Neil Best dazzles us with stories from his trip to Winnipeg. Plus, Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 117: The magic number, a lifelong quest fulfilled

Host Andrew Gross discusses the Islanders' goal scoring needs and more about the team. Neil Best joins the podcast to explain his desire to cover the road game in Winnipeg. Plus, Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 116: Road trip, UBS Arena update, Andrew's Answers and a new thing

Andrew Gross talks about the Isles' season on the road thus far, plus interviews with Hank Abate, the president of arena operations for UBS Arena, and Chris Nicchi, an Islanders fan originally from New Hyde Park. Plus, Andrew's Answers on Zdeno Chara, Sebastian Aho and more.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep 114: Unfinished business, Prospects in Bridgeport, Andrew's Answers

Andrew Gross talks Isles just ahead of Thursday's season opener, plus hear from Barry Trotz as well as Bridgeport's Chris Lamoriello on prospects, and Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 113: Previewing the Islanders and the Metropolitan Division

Host Andrew Gross is joined by Colin Stephenson to preview the Islanders' upcoming season as well as their opponents in the Metropolitan Division.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 112: The Isles' preseason so far

Wahlstrom, Bellows, Varlamov and more as host Andrew Gross discusses the Islanders' preseason so far.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 111: A New Hope

As the 2021-22 NHL season begins with training camp, Newsday's Andrew Gross sets up the Isles' preseason and looks at the roster going forward, plus hear from Lou Lamoriello and Zdeno Chara, followed by Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 110: On the cusp of training camp, Mike Rupp

Host Andrew Gross talks with NHL Network's Mike Rupp about the Islanders' offseason, plus more on the team as training camp nears.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 109: 'I'm gonna die an Islander'

Casey Cizikas' colorful quote highlights the Islanders' signings of four key players. Newsday's Andrew Gross recaps the offseason thus far.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 108: Isles and free agents so far, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the goings on, or lack thereof, for the Islanders so far in NHL free agency. Plus, Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 107: The Isles, the Kraken and the expansion draft

Andrew Gross and Colin Stephenson discuss the Islanders' protected players and how the Seattle Kraken and their NHL expansion draft on Wednesday night may affect the Islanders.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 106: Roster moves, Christian Arnold and Sean Cuthbert

Andrew Gross is joined by Hockey Night in New York's Christian Arnold and Sean Cuthbert to discuss Islanders free agency, the expansion draft and more offseason decisions. Plus, Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 105: Into the offseason we go

Andrew Gross and Neil Best discuss the Islanders' offseason plans, the roster, free agency and more.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 104: Isles-Lightning Game 7 analysis

Andrew Gross, Colin Stephenson and Neil Best discuss the deciding Game 7 of the Islanders vs. Lightning in the Stanley Cup semifinals.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 103: Isles-Lightning Game 6 analysis

Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson are joined by NHL.com's Dan Rosen to discuss the thrilling Game 6 win for the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum in the Stanley Cup semifinals

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 102: Isles vs. Lightning Game 5 analysis

Andrew Gross is joined by Neil Best and Colin Stephenson to discuss the Isles' 8-0 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup semifinals and then look ahead to Game 6 at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 101: Isles win a thrilling Game 4 vs. Lightning

Newsday's Andrew Gross, Colin Stephenson and Neil Best discuss Game 4 of the Islanders-Lightning NHL semifinals, a thrilling 3-2 win that ended with one of the most dynamic plays in Isles playoff history to even the series at 2 games apiece.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 100: Isles-Lightning Game 3 analysis

NHL.com's Dan Rosen joins Newsday's Andrew Gross, Colin Stephenson and Neil Best to discuss the Isles' 2-1 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 3 of the NHL semifinals at the Coliseum.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 99: Isles-Lightning Game 2 analysis

Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson discuss the Isles' 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2 of the NHL semifinals.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 98: Isles-Lightning Game 1 analysis

Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson discuss the Islanders' Game 1 win over Tampa Bay in the NHL semifinals.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 97: Isles go marching on from Boston to Tampa

Andrew Gross, Colin Stephenson and Neil Best discuss the Isles' Game 6 win over the Bruins with Boston Globe columnist Tara Sullivan at Nassau Coliseum, then look ahead to the Tampa Bay Lightning series.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 96: Isles vs. Bruins Game 5 analysis

Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson discuss the Isles' 5-4 win in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series against the Bruins.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 95: Isles tie series with Bruins at 2-2

The guys discuss Game 4 of the Isles-Bruins playoff series where Mathew Barzal assisted on the tying goal and scored the winning goal in a 4-1 Islanders win at Nassau Coliseum.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 94: Isles vs. Bruins Game 3 analysis

Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson discuss the goaltending, Mathew Barzal's first playoff goal and more from the Isles' Game 3 loss to the Bruins in their playoff series.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 93: Isles vs. Bruins Game 2 analysis

Andrew Gross, Colin Stephenson and Neil Best discuss the Isles' Game 2 win in overtime against the Bruins in their second-round playoff series.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 92: Isles vs. Bruins Game 1 analysis

Andrew Gross, Colin Stephenson and Neil Best discuss the Isles' Game 1 loss to the Bruins in the second round of the playoffs, Boston's "Perfection/Wicked Good" line and what's ahead in Game 2.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 91: Isles win Game 6 and advance

Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson discuss the Isles' series-clinching win in Game 6 vs. the Penguins at Nassau Coliseum and look ahead to the second-round series against the Boston Bruins.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.
Island Ice Ep. 90: Isles-Penguins Game 5 analysis

Sorokin, Sorokin, Sorokin. Andrew Gross, Neil Best and Colin Stephenson discuss Game 5 of the Islanders-Penguins series, a 3-2 OT win for the Isles.