Decision Time

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John Tavares will determine his future in the coming days. B-Comp & Carver discuss where the Islanders captain may land if he decides to leave New York and what it means for the franchise moving forward. Also, the guys discuss the hiring of head coach Barry Trotz and the huge weekend the Islanders had at the NHL Draft.

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Hot To Trotz

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B-Comp & Carver discuss the possibility of the Islanders hiring Barry Trotz to be their next head coach after Trotz resigned from the position with the Washington Capitals, and what it could mean for a contract extension with John Tavares. They also chat with Mike Morreale of NHL.com about the upcoming draft and what the Islanders might do with the 11th and 12th picks.

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Massive Changes

SNOWEIGHT

B-Comp & Carver discuss the end of Garth Snow’s 12-year tenure as Islanders general manager and the firing of head coach Doug Weight, which transpired just two weeks after Lou Lamoriello was named president of hockey operations. They discuss potential candidates for each position and what the firings mean for the John Tavares negotiations.

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Travis Hamonic

HAMMER

B-Comp & Carver discuss the reports of Lou Lamoriello accepting the job as President of Hockey Operations because of his belief the Islanders can win now, and where things stand with the rest of the staff. Also, Brian catches up with Calgary Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic about his ongoing charity work and his time with the Islanders.

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Lou LamoriellOMG

LOULAMORIELLO

Islanders co-owners Scott Malkin and Jon Ledecky have concluded the month-plus long evaluation process and have hired Lou Lamoriello to be president of hockey operations. You’ll hear Lamoriello’s conference call with the media, plus B-Comp & Carver discuss what the hiring means for the franchise and the negotiations with John Tavares.

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Lou Gotta Believe w/Arthur Staple

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B-Comp & Carver discuss the possibility of bringing former New Jersey Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello to the Islanders, who are three weeks into evaluating hockey operations. They also chat with Arthur Staple of The Athletic about Lamoriello, as well as the Isles’ goaltending situation and the latest on John Tavares.

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Season Finale

THREEGUYS

B-Comp & Carver put a bow on yet another disappointing Islanders season that saw them miss the playoffs for the eighth time in 12 years. They also chat with Christian Arnold of Islanders Insight about the bizarre press conference with co-owner Jon Ledecky, general manager Garth Snow and coach Doug Weight, and the drama surrounding the future of John Tavares.

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Andrew Gross

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B-Comp & Carver are back to discuss the Islanders’ 5-4 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, and Mathew Barzal’s rise to stardom. Also, Brian chats with new Isles beat reporter Andrew Gross of Newsday about the chance to cover all three local teams, the John Tavares situation and the never-ending saga with Josh Ho-Sang.

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