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IslesBlog Podcast: Newsday’s Jim Baumbach on Islanders – Barclays Opt-Out and More
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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 home of the Islanders
- Which possible location between NVMV, Belmont and Willets Point is most likely
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.
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.
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 break into the industry.
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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?
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.
It's the NHL Draft edition of the IslesBlog Podcast as Joe Buono is joined by Islanders columnist for WFAN.com, 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.