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The Athletic's Arthur Staple and former Islander forward Mark Parrish take a twice-weekly look at the New York Islanders, sharing news, insights, and unique perspectives as the team continues its journey toward a Cup...and a new arena!

No Sleep Til Belmont: A show about the New York Islanders The Athletic

    • Hockey
    • 4.9, 75 Ratings

The Athletic's Arthur Staple and former Islander forward Mark Parrish take a twice-weekly look at the New York Islanders, sharing news, insights, and unique perspectives as the team continues its journey toward a Cup...and a new arena!

    Discussing UBS Arena at Belmont Park with team co-owner Jon Ledecky and Tim Leiweke

    Discussing UBS Arena at Belmont Park with team co-owner Jon Ledecky and Tim Leiweke

    Arthur Staple catches you up on the Islanders making it to the bubble in Toronto, and the latest roster decisions as the team prepares for the qualifying round (1:26). Then, he is joined by team co-owner Jon Ledecky and Tim Leiweke, the CEO of Oak View Group, to discuss the future home of the Islanders, UBS Arena at Belmont Park (12:26).

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    • 29 min
    Discussing hockey's return with Shannon Hogan, and updates on Ilya Sorokin and Islanders Camp

    Discussing hockey's return with Shannon Hogan, and updates on Ilya Sorokin and Islanders Camp

    Arthur Staple catches up with MSG Networks sportscaster Shannon Hogan to discuss the return of hockey and broadcasting during these times. Also, Arthur gives an update o Ilya Sorokin and thoughts on the Islanders' training camp.

    • 33 min
    Sorokin Signs as Islanders Summer Camp Begins

    Sorokin Signs as Islanders Summer Camp Begins

    Arthur Staple returns with a new podcast as Islanders summer camp is in full swing. The Islanders signed top rated KHL goalie Ilya Sorokin, the future number one netminder of the Islanders to a $2 million contract for next season. Although Sorokin isn't eligible to play for New York this summer, Arthur explains why it is good to have Sorokin in the mix now, ahead of the 20/21 NHL season.
    Staple answers Islander fans questions, including how the financial commitment to Sorokin will effect the Islanders salary cap, the status of Oliver Wahlstrom, updates on Islanders who were missing from the first day of summer camp, plus if the move to Belmont will help New York attract free agents and how the Islanders matchup with the Florida Panthers.

    • 30 min
    Return to play protocols, the CBA and a chat with Travis Reilly

    Return to play protocols, the CBA and a chat with Travis Reilly

    Arthur Staple brings you up to speed on the latest in the NHL's return to play protocols and the new CBA, and is joined by This is Hell lead singer and Islanders superfan Travis Reilly to discuss coming up in the hardcore scene, the Islanders' goal song, thoughts on sports returning and more.

    • 27 min
    Previewing the Qualifying Round with Brian Boyle

    Previewing the Qualifying Round with Brian Boyle

    Arthur Staple is joined this week by Brian Boyle of the Florida Panthers. Boyle discusses finally being able to get back on the ice, and how he feels at this time of the year, being on a play-in team and facing the NY Islanders, a look back at the playoff 2016 series against the Islanders during his time with the Lightning, and more.

    • 25 min
    Q&A: Players' Approach to COVID-19, Auston Matthews, Islanders Cap Management and more

    Q&A: Players' Approach to COVID-19, Auston Matthews, Islanders Cap Management and more

    Arthur answers listener questions about if players are talking to other athletes about their sport's approach to the pandemic, if it was appropriate to report Auston Matthews' positive test, Andrew Ladd as bottom-six player and much more.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

H. Lerner ,

Incredible podcast!

Staple and Parrish have great chemistry. It makes for a smart, funny, and informative podcast.

johnny pajamas ,

Rangers homer

If you want a constant negative spin on islanders news, you’re at the right place.

RV474 ,

Isles fans unite!

Great stuff. I’m sure I speak for a lot of us when I say we can’t get enough of our team. Thanks and keep up the good work!

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