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Talkin' Isles is the official interview podcast of the New York Islanders. Join Radio Color Commentator Greg Picker and NewYorkIslanders.com Web Content Manager Cory Wright, as they welcome special guests, alumni, broadcasters and chat about all things involving the New York Islanders.
Episode 2: Shawn Bates

Talkin' Isles catches up with Shawn Bates in episode two. Greg and Cory talk to Bates about the Lucky 7's line with Mark Parrish and Michael Peca (4:00), winning a national championship at BU (6:20) and the Islanders emotional first home game after 9/11 (9:20). The guys do a deep dive on the 2002 playoff series against the Maple Leafs, from the physicality (14:30), to Bates' penalty shot in Game 4 (16:35) and wrap up with Bates' return to the Coliseum in the 2019 playoffs (25:55) and more.

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Episode 1: Bob Nystrom

Talkin' Isles kicks off with Mr. Islander, Bob Nystrom. Cory and Greg talk to Nystrom about getting drafted (4:20), hijinks in 1972 (7:15), scoring the Cup-clinching goal in 1980 (17:10), the Islanders softball team (23:00), his 900th and final game (27:00), doing radio commentary (28:40), the Mr. Islander award (33:45) and more.

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