Anders Lee joined the Stellick and Simmer to talk about the Islanders entering the postseason
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Islanders captain Anders Lee joined Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson on SiriusXM NHL radio on Tuesday morning. With two games remaining in the regular season and days removed from clinching their first playoff berth since 2016, Lee discussed the stakes ahead and the factors that have contributed to this season's success.
1:05 - Returning to playoffs as a team for the first time since 2016.
1:20 - Monday night's 2-1 loss to Toronto.
1:50 - John Tavares' second return to Long Island.
2:35 - The Islanders day-to-day commitment.
3:20 - What he learned during his first playoff experience back in 2015.
3:50 - The potential to go head-to-head with the Washington Capitals on Saturday to determine who claims the Metropolitan Division title.
4:30 - Going from last in the league defensively to one of the best defensive teams in the league in just one year.
5:35 - Islanders Masterton Trophy nominee Robin Lehner and his story of overcoming his personal struggles.
6:50 - Kancer Jam and honoring Fenov Pierre-Louis with scholarships to high school students.
8:00 - How he and Fenov developed a close relationship.
9:20 - How he has used being a professional athlete to make an impact with a cause like Kancer Jam.
10:15 - Where the Fenov scholarships will be donated.
11:35 - How the organization is run under President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello.
12:30 - What the sophomore Mathew Barzal is like off the ice.
13:15 - Being a Notre Dame alum and the upcoming Frozen Four.
13:50 - His high school quarterbacking days.
14:25 - His alma mater Edina High School winning the Minnesota state championship in boys and girls hockey.