A Hockey Press Pass bonus series, “Islanders Forecheck” will take the long view of the 2021-22 season of the New York Islanders – one that many experts have predicted will end with a Stanley Cup. In this first edition, Chris Botta and Pat Boyle...
- Address the breaking news from TSN's Darren Dreger that Ryan Pulock has signed an 8-year contract extension
- Predict the outcome of the team’s opening stretch of 13 straight road games
- Discuss the key players for the Islanders’ start to the season, and the impact of the opening of UBS Arena in Elmont, Long Island
- Make their choices for the biggest story of the brief offseason of 2021
- Project goal and point totals for some of the Islanders’ top forwards
- Talk about Jack Eichel, because every hockey podcast must
- Respond to your questions about Oliver Wahlstrom, Chara and Greene, and a next contract for Barry Trotz
- Make our picks for the Islanders Hall of Fame that hopefully will be built in UBS someday
- Share where we feel things currently stand on the Islanders’ Optimism Meter
Stick-Taps: All Islanders media, bloggers, podcasters, and fans, and the Islanders’ PR, digital and social media staffs.