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Islanders Podcast Preview: Adam Pelech Deal & Lamoriello Cap Crunch

May 29, 2021; Boston, MA, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (3) skates with the puck during the second period in game one of the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
May 29, 2021; Boston, MA, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (3) skates with the puck during the second period in game one of the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
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The New York Islanders have finally made a move! Since the last time we spoke, Adam Pelech has reached an eight-year contract extension with the Islanders. It came as a surprise with his arbitration date still six days away.

He is now an Islander for the foreseeable future at a manageable $5.75 million AAV. Also, we are going to discuss Lou Lamoriello tonight.

The Isles GM has done a good job managing the cap over the last two years to keep the Isles compliant. How did he do it and why is he so secretive when it comes to signing his deals and giving out AAV’s.

Lastly, Mitch will give us some updates during down on the farm about Isles prospects from around the world. Here’s what you should expect from episode 208:

Topics

Pelech Deal

Eight more years of Adam Pelech! Why that’s a good thing and how this contract actually projects as a steal for the Islanders.

Lou Lamoriello

A deeper look into how Lou Lamoriello has dealt with the cap and why he is so secretive when it comes to his deals.

Down on the Farm

Mitch will give us updates on Isles prospects from around the world.

Quiz

On the quiz, Mitch will pick a random player in Islanders history and I have to try to guess who that player is based on five clues. It’s usually a blast.

Social

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

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