Destination Hockey: Episode 21 with Jakub Škarek, Andrew Gross, and Joe Smith

In perhaps the most popular episode of Destination Hockey yet, three amazing guests joined the show to talk hockey! First, Islanders third-round draft choice Jakub Škarek spoke with me about what it was like to be drafted and his path he needs to take to get to the NHL. He also unveiled what he would …

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Stars Aligning for a Potential Repeat of June 29th, 2016

Where were you when Neil Armstrong landed on the moon?  Where were you when the USA beat Russia in 1980?  Where were you when Tyree made the helmet catch?  Where were you when Gretzky was traded?  Where were you when OJ Simpson drove his Ford Bronco down Los Angeles' freeways?  Where were you when JFK …

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Who Wants John Tavares and What do They Have to Offer?

On Monday, two of the frontrunners to sign pending unrestricted free agent John Tavares made their pitches to the superstar center.  These two teams, the Maple Leafs and Islanders, represent two opposite markets, symbolic of the spectrum of teams that seek Tavares' services.  It was reported on Draft day that about six teams would present …

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Destination Hockey: Episode 20 with Brendan Burke and Patrick Dowd

Last week was a historic episode for Destination Hockey! Islanders play-by-play broadcaster, Brendan Burke, joined the show to talk about his success in the field about broadcast journalism, his thoughts on the Islanders offseason, and his future plans. He discussed a potential future with NBC and how he "wants to get to the highest level …

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How will Lou Lamoriello help the Sound Tigers?

Lou Lamoriello is one of the most influential executives in hockey. With 3 Stanley Cups on his resume and turning around the Toronto Maple Leafs from loveable losers to legit Stanley Cup contenders, this is getting Islander fans hyped up about the offseason. But what about Bridgeport? After two seasons on the edge of the Playoffs, …

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