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New York Islanders podcast hosted by Craig Dixon, The Isles are often forgotten in the diluted tri-state sports market where the Yankees, Knicks, Mets, Jets and Giants dominate the local airwaves. When the NHL comes up, the Rangers seem to be preferred topic of discussion. The Belmont Skates podcast hopes to bring you yet another voice for the underrepresented New York Islanders fan. Craig has been following the Islanders religiously for over 25 years and has attended over 250 NHL games in the Nassau Coliseum, Barclays Center, MSG, Prudential Center, Yankee Stadium.

New York Islanders podcast hosted by Craig Dixon, The Isles are often forgotten in the diluted tri-state sports market where the Yankees, Knicks, Mets, Jets and Giants dominate the local airwaves. When the NHL comes up, the Rangers seem to be preferred topic of discussion. The Belmont Skates podcast hopes to bring you yet another voice for the underrepresented New York Islanders fan. Craig has been following the Islanders religiously for over 25 years and has attended over 250 NHL games in the Nassau Coliseum, Barclays Center, MSG, Prudential Center, Yankee Stadium.
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New York Islanders podcast hosted by Craig Dixon, The Isles are often forgotten in the diluted tri-state sports market where the Yankees, Knicks, Mets, Jets and Giants dominate the local airwaves. When the NHL comes up, the Rangers seem to be preferred topic of discussion. The Belmont Skates podcast hopes to bring you yet another voice for the underrepresented New York Islanders fan. Craig has been following the Islanders religiously for over 25 years and has attended over 250 NHL games in the Nassau Coliseum, Barclays Center, MSG, Prudential Center, Yankee Stadium.

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English


Episodes

Round 2: Isles vs. Hurricanes Preview

4/26/2019
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Craig is back after a long layoff to preview the Islanders 2nd round matchup against the Carolina Hurricanes He breaks down every game of the 1st round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins and the top performers of the playoffs so far He also discusses the Canes 7 game series win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals and what the Isles need to do to withstand the Hurricanes offense Follow us on Twitter BelmontSkates and like our Facebook page at BelmontSkates

Duration:00:35:06

Playoffs Baby

4/9/2019
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Islanders are officially heading to the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 310 finish to finish 2nd place in the Metro Division and will take on the Pittsburg Penguins in the 1st round In their first homeice advantage since 1988 the Isles will take on the highly powered offense of Crosby Malkin Letang amp Co Craig recaps the last 4 games of the regular season talks about the Pens matchup the 2013 Playoff Series and predicts who will come out on top

Duration:00:41:33

Statement Win

3/29/2019
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Craig is back to break down the huge comefrombehind 54 win over the Winnipeg Jets and the other 8 games since the last episode He also discusses Oliver Wahlstroms ELC the longterm injuries to Andrew Ladd and Val Filppula Tanner Fritz the hot as hell 1st line and the struggling 4th line playoff outlook and much

Duration:00:46:47

The Greiss is Right

3/12/2019
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Craig is back after a two week layoff to discuss the Isles 440 stretch in which they lost sole possession of 1st place in the Metro division He offers his thoughts on John Tavaress return to the Nassau Coliseum the injuries to Robin Lehner and Johnny Boychuk the highlights and lowlights of the last 2 weeks the infatuation with Tom Kuhnhackl and reluctance to place Andrew Ladd and Thomas Hickey in the lineup Mat Barzals recent struggles and the rooting guide for playoff tiebreaker scenerios

Duration:00:40:51

Trade Deadline is Here!

2/24/2019
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Craig Dixon is back to discuss the NHL Trade Deadline on Mondayincluding recapping the trades that already have been made and whether the Isles should have made moves themselves the Dennis Seidenberg overreaction remaining trade targets that fit the Islanders needs and more Craig also discusses the good and bad of the last 6 games the playoff arena shuffle and the delays in the Belmont Arena project

Duration:00:42:44

Matinee Sweep

2/11/2019
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Craig is back to recap the New York Islanders victories over the Colorado Avalanche and the Minnesota Wild He also talks about the GreissLehner combo and wonders who would get the call come playoff time and the possibility that maybe one of them gets dealt at the Trade Deadline

Duration:00:33:23

Welcome

2/7/2019
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Craig Dixon welcomes you to the Belmont Skates Islanders Podcast He explains his reasoning for bringing a New York Islanders podcast into the mix his history as a diehard fan what to the expect from the show and more

Duration:00:16:46

Test

2/7/2019
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Not a real episode Just testing the software

Duration:00:00:07