Ep.222: Stranded On An Island Defensively

Arthur Staple joins the show to discuss the New York Islanders, their solo mission to fix any goal scoring concerns the NHL may still have, and how the high level of uncertainty that looms large this summer has them rapidly approaching a crossroads.

0:30 Contextualizing the Islanders defensive woes
6:00 Looking ahead to the Trade Deadline
10:20 Tavares uncertainty and Barzal’s emergence
22:15 ‘The Chiarelli Line’
27:15 Paying Josh Bailey and Anders Lee
35:50 Finding longer term solutions in net

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