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New York Islanders: Eyes on Isles Podcast Ep 76 Preview

SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 26: Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders reacts to a goal during the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center on January 26, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 26: Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders reacts to a goal during the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center on January 26, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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The Eyes on Isles Podcast returns for episode number 76 as Matt and Mitch will discuss all things New York Islanders on and off the ice.

It’s been a tough week without New York Islanders hockey. There’s been rumors, debates on numerous topics, and overall anxiousness awaiting the Islanders return on Friday. First up was the All-Star game this past week.

Mathew Barzal made his first All-Star appearance and was extremely productive in the tournament. We also heard this past week that Anders Lee isn’t worried about contract negotiations, which is a positive sign for Islanders fans.

Robin Lehner has had an amazing year for the Islanders but is he Vezina material? That’s a question worth looking into in the second half of the season. Speaking of the second half, we’ll also get into some players who will have better luck in the next part of the season.

Here’s what to expect from episode 76:

Topics

Barzal at the All-Star Game

The new face of the New York Islanders got his first taste of the All-Star game. He was able to put up a whopping six points in the tournament.

Lee wants to re-sign

Anders Lee says he wants to stay here. Should we believe him? And what will it cost to keep Anders on Long Island as the Captain?

How Lehner can win the Vezina

Robin Lehner leads the league in save percentage and goals against average. Will he be in the conversation for the Vezina by years end? We’ll try to make the case for him.

Four players whose luck will change

We’ll list the players who need a better second half and who has a shot to turn it around. We’ll look at everyone’s favorite stat, PDO.

Social

In the social segment, we’ll answer questions and talk about the biggest stuff from Isles Twitter this past week.

Next. Roundtable: Key to Second Half Success

If you missed last week’s show you can catch up on it right here. Also be sure to follow along with us on social media @EyesonIslesFS on Twitter and on Facebook as well.

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