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Island Ice: Newsday's Islanders podcast

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.

Island Ice: Newsday's podcast about the Islanders.

Listen to episodes of Island Ice, Newsday's podcast on the Islanders hosted by our beat writer Andrew Gross.

Island Ice Ep. 38: NHL's new deal, Sorokin's situation, Andrew's Answers

The NHL has a new agreement in place for the restart, and Andrew and Colin discuss the details. Plus, the return of Ilya Sorokin's theme music and Andrew's Andrews.

Island Ice Ep. 37: Get to the bubble

Andrew and Colin discuss the NHL's return to play as training camps draw closer and hub cities are set. Plus, Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice Ep. 36: Hockey in the summer, Doc Emrick, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross talks about where the NHL is in its restart plan, plus an interview with Doc Emrick and answers to your questions.

Island Ice Ep. 35: The Coliseum shuts down, now what?

Andrew Gross and Jim Baumbach discuss the shuttering of Nassau Coliseum, the latest with the Islanders' Belmont arena and where the team will play games next season.

Island Ice Ep. 34: Training camp, Brendan Burke, Andrew's Answers

Andrew Gross is joined by Colin Stephenson to discuss the July 10 start of training camps, plus an interview with Brendan Burke and plenty of Ilya Sorokin talk in Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice 33: Lee and Miller speak out, NHL restart, Andrew's Answers

Andrew Gross is joined by Colin Stephenson as they discuss Anders Lee and K'Andre Miller speaking out about racism, plus the NHL's restart plan and Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice Ep. 32: The back to work show with Colin Stephenson

Host Andrew Gross is joined by Rangers beat writer Colin Stephenson to discuss the plans for the NHL's return and how it could affect the Isles and Rangers.

Island Ice Ep. 31: Reminiscing about the 1980 Stanley Cup parade

Former Islanders Potvin, Nystrom, Trottier, Gillies and Resch reminisce about their first championship parade on LI after winning the 1980 Stanley Cup.

Island Ice Ep. 30: 'You didn't wear a Billy Smith jersey into Rangers country'

Host Andrew Gross discusses the state of the NHL as it looks for ways to return to play amid the coronavirus pandemic, plus Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice Ep. 29: Chico Resch talks 1980 Islanders

Host Andrew Gross reminisces with Glenn "Chico" Resch about the 1980 Islanders Stanley Cup winning team, with stories and insight on Billy Smith, Butch Goring, the parade down Hempstead Turnpike and more.

Island Ice Ep. 28: Barry Trotz

Islanders head coach Barry Trotz talks in-depth with host Andrew Gross about the season, the state of the team and some hindsight into things he might have done differently now that he has the time to analyze it while the NHL is on pause because of the coronavirus.

Island Ice ep. 27: Baumbach on Belmont arena, Andrew's Answers

Andrew Gross and Jim Baumbach discuss the status of construction on the Isles' new arena amid the coronavirus pandemic, plus Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice Ep. 26: Talking hockey amid coronavirus pandemic

Andrew Gross and Colin Stephenson discuss the Isles, Rangers and what hockey will look like when the coronavirus pandemic subsides and sports resume.

Island Ice Ep. 25: Urgency needed, Boychuk, Andrew's Answers

Andrew discusses the Isles' need for a sense of urgency to make the playoffs, plus an interview with Johnny Boychuk and Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice: Neil Best, the Old Barn is back, Butch Goring, Q&A

Andrew Gross and Neil Best discuss the Isles' need for a finisher and the Isles returning to the Coliseum, plus an interview with Butch Goring as well as Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice Ep. 23: The Pageau trade, Tonelli, Morrow, Q&A

Andrew Gross discusses the Isles' trade for Pageau, plus interviews with Ken Morrow and John Tonelli, followed by answers to your questions.

Island Ice 22: Andy Greene, Greg Picker, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the Isles' trade for Andy Greene, plus an interview with Greene and an NHL realignment proposal discussion with Isles radio analyst Greg Picker, followed by answers to your questions.

Island Ice 21: Nashville, Semyon Varlamov, Andrew's Answers

This week's episode comes to you from Nashville where host Andrew Gross is on the road trip with the Islanders, plus an interview with Semyon Varlamov and answers to your questions.

Island Ice 20: Points and playoffs, Kieffer Bellows, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the reality of the season, the points standings and the playoff possibilities for the Islanders. Plus, an interview with rookie Kieffer Bellows and Andrew's answers to your questions.

Island Ice 19: Back to work, Scott Mayfield, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the Isles' return to work after the break, the 33 games to go (in 65 days), plus an interview with Scott Mayfield and Andrew's Answers.

Podcast: Isles-Rangers, trade talk, Mathew Barzal interview

Host Andrew Gross is joined by Rangers beat writer Colin Stephenson to discuss Isles-Rangers at the All-Star break and potential moves as the NHL trade deadline nears, plus an interview with Mathew Barzal and Andrew's Answers.

Podcast: Isles-Rangers with Colin Stephenson, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross is joined by Newsday Rangers beat writer Colin Stephenson to discuss the two teams' "mini-playoff series" this week, plus Colin muscles in on Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice Ep. 16: An interview with Mike Bossy

Host Andrew Gross talks with legendary Islander and four-time Stanley Cup winner Mike Bossy.

Island Ice Ep. 15: No calls, Josh Bailey, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the Islanders' lack of drawing as many penalties as other teams, plus the need for more scoring and the return of Sebastian Aho. Josh Bailey stops by the podcast to discuss his career. And Andrew answers your questions about the Isles.

Island Ice Ep. 14: Robin Lehner interview, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the regional rivlaries ahead for the Islanders, plus the goalie rotation, an interview with former Isles goalie Robin Lehner and the return of Andrew's Answers.

Island Ice podcast Ep. 13: That Boychuk photo, days off, Andrew Ladd

Host Andrew Gross discusses the Cal Clutterbuck injury, that awesome photo of Johnny Boychuk, days off for the holidays and more, plus an insightful interview with Andrew Ladd.

Island Ice podcast Ep. 12: The return of Josh Ho-Sang, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross discusses the return of Josh Ho-Sang to Bridgeport, Oliver Wahlstrom playing for Team USA, other NHL trades, plus Andrew's Answers and Julia Elbaba discusses covering her first Isles game for Newsday's social media platforms.

Island Ice podcast 11: The Line Episode, Blake Comeau, Andrew's Answers

Host Andrew Gross analyzes the Islanders' lines and offers us his take on remaking them, plus an interview with former Islander Blake Comeau and Andrew's Answers to your questions.

Island Ice podcast Ep. 10: On the road, Brock Nelson, Andrew's Answers

Episode 10 of Island Ice originates from California and then Montreal as Newsday's Andrew Gross analyzes the team's play, interviews Brock Nelson and answers your questions.

Island Ice Ep. 9: Streak ends, Steve Mears, Andrew's Answers

The Isles' points streak comes to an end, plus an interview with Steve Mears and, as always, Andrew's Answers.

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