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Isle Seat Podcast
Your go-to place for New York Islanders hockey talk, hosted by Mike Carver.
1 day ago
Isles/Caps Preview with BComp
The Islanders and Capitals will face off in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Brian Compton from NHL.com joins Mike to break it all down and more.
4 days ago
Isles Move Past The Panthers
Mike talks about the Islanders advancing past the qualifying round after a strong performance against the Panthers. Christian Arnold from NYIHockeyNow.com and Hockey Night in NY joins Mike to talk about the series and more.
Jul 30, 2020
Islanders/Panthers Preview with BComp
Mike talks about the Islanders win over the Rangers Wednesday night in their playoff tune up and breaks down the series with the Panthers with Brian Compton from NHL.com
Jul 26, 2020
The Isles arrive at the HUB
The Islanders have arrived in Toronto for the NHL Restart and in the first of 2 preview episodes Mike talks to the TV voice of the Isles, Brendan Burke from MSG Plus, about the series with Florida and the broadcast set up for him and Butch Goring. Plus Mike gets a breakdown of how Toronto is preparing for 12 NHL teams and what the HUB will look like, plus predictions on all the qualifying series from Nick Alberga from the FAN 590 in Toronto
1 hr 13 min
Jul 19, 2020
The White Whale Comes Ashore
Mike returns to discuss the Islanders starting summer camp to get ready for their qualifying series with the Florida Panthers and the White Whale finally signing with the team. Mike is also joined by Jay Berman to get a first look at the series and what to expect from a fully healthy Islanders squad.
May 31, 2020
Isles draw the Panthers in the NHL Restart Plan
With the NHL looking to get back going, the Islanders have drawn the Florida Panthers in the qualifying round. Mike looks at what it means for the Isles, how long things could take to get going, what it means for the white whale, the draft lottery and more.
Apr 21, 2020
Checking in from Home
Mike checks in from home with some thoughts on if the NHL will return this season, what it would mean for the Islanders, and the White Whale. Mike also talks to some friends of the show about how they're helping the community including Neil Goldberg from Main St Board Game Cafe, Devin Robinson from Yes Men Outfitters, and Donald Rosner from Blue Line Deli & Bagel.
1 hr 3 min
Mar 9, 2020
Just Can't Find a Win with BComp
Mike is joined by Brian Compton on the 100th episode of the Isle Seat Podcast to talk about the Isles losing streak, the upcoming Western Canada trip, if they will make the playoffs, and more
Mar 1, 2020
Back for the Stretch Run
After a small layoff, Mike and the Isle Seat Podcast return for the Islander stretch run. Mike talks about the Isles loss to the Bruins on Saturday, the lack of offense, the trade deadline, Butch Goring's big day, and more.
Jan 23, 2020
A Much Needed Break
Mike talks about the Islanders close to the first half of the season and the uncharacteristic mistakes they made heading into it. Mike also takes calls from the fans to get their thoughts on the Isles as they take a much needed 10 days off.
1 hr 2 min
Jan 16, 2020
Barn Blowout and Ranger Rivalry Week
Mike talks about the Islanders blow out win over the Wings, Ranger rivalry week, the need to finish strong going into next week's All Star Break, and more. Jay Berman from CBS sports Radio joins Mike also to give his thoughts on it all.
Jan 9, 2020
More Wins...Despite the Lack of Punch
Mike talks about the Islanders lack of scoring and the flip side that despite it, they are still winning games. Christian Arnold from Islanders Insight joins to talk about the Isles wins over the Avs and Devils, the scoring, Noah Dobson, and more.
1 hr 3 min
Jan 7, 2020
Benoit Hogue Live Show
Former Islander Benoit Hogue joins Mike from Bobby McCann's in Massapequa to talk about his career as an Islander, winning the Cup in Dallas, living on Long Island, and his work with the Long Island Stars youth team
Jan 3, 2020
Happy New Year!
Mike is back from the holiday break with a quick look at the Islanders 2-1 loss to the Devils on Thursday night and the need for more scoring, plus he gives the details for Saturday night's live show at Bobby McCann's with Benoit Hogue
Dec 19, 2019
New Numbers to the Rafters with Butch Goring
Mike talks with NY Islanders legend Butch Goring about the news that his number 91 will be retired by the Islanders in February plus the team heading up to Boston on Thursday night and more. Mike also discusses the Isles 8-3 loss to the Preds, the white whale, Josh Ho Sang back to Bridgeport and more
Dec 11, 2019
Big Night in Tampa with Andrew Gross
Mike is joined by Andrew Gross from Newsday to talk about the Islanders 5-1 win in Tampa on Monday, the heavy road schedule coming to a close, if a Taylor Hall trade is possible, and more. Plus Mike talks Ross Johnston the sniper. a possible end to the goalie rotation, and the details for a big upcoming live show
Dec 5, 2019
Sluggish Night in Montreal
Mike returns to talk about the Islanders loss in Montreal Tuesday night, the team's recent play,the goalie rotation and where they can look to fill a hole in the bottom six. Mike takes calls from the fans about a possible Taylor Hall trade and more.
Nov 21, 2019
The Streak Keeps Rolling with EJ Hradek
Mike talks about the Islanders comeback road wins over the Flyers and Penguins to extend their point streak to 15 games. EJ Hradek from the NHL Network joins Mike to talk about the Isles season so far and more around the league
Nov 15, 2019
Isles Beat Leafs & Ladd to Waivers
Mike talks about the Islanders 5-4 win over the Leafs and John Tavares on Wednesday night and Lou Lamoriello announcing that Andrew Ladd is going on waivers
Nov 12, 2019
Another JT Return with Nick Alberga
Mike talks about the Islanders 10 game win streak ending against the Penguins and how the team bounced back with a win over the Panthers. With John Tavares and the Leafs coming to the island on Wednesday, Mike checks in with Nick Alberga from Sportsnet in Toronto to preview the match up.
Nov 7, 2019
Talking Ten with Brendan Burke
Mike talks about the Islanders 4-1 win over the Sens Tuesday night at the Barc to run their win streak to ten games. Isles TV pbp voice Brendan Burke from MSG joins to talk about the streak as well along with the team's early season success.
Oct 30, 2019
Seven Straight and Rolling
Mike talks about the Islanders wins over the weekend, the seven game win streak and the scoring coming from all areas right now. The fans get involved as well with the call in segment.
Oct 23, 2019
Hanging with Kinger
Mike talks about the Islanders successful road trip and the red hot Mathew Barzal. Isles radio play by play voice Chris King joins to give his thoughts on the team's winning streak and more. Plus Mike recaps last Saturday night's show at the Offside Tavern
Oct 17, 2019
Welcome to the Show Kid
Mike talks about the Isles comeback win over the Blues on Monday, the arrival of rookie Oliver Wahlstrom into the lineup and more. Jay Berman from CBS Sports Radio joins to talk about the team's play so far. Plus Mike gives the details for Saturday night's live show at the Offside Tavern in NYC
Oct 10, 2019
Out Of The Gates Slow
Mike talks about the Islanders 1-2 start to the year after a loss to the Oilers on Tuesday night and what to look for going forward. Fans call in to give their thoughts on the first week of the season and more.
Oct 3, 2019
It's A New Year
Mike sets the table for the 2019-20 NY Islanders season with thoughts and predictions on the entire roster. Four time Stanley Cup champ and MSG TV analyst Butch Goring joins Mike to give his look on a new year as well. Devin Robinson from YES Men outfitters also joins to set the scene for upcoming tailgates, meetups, and more
1 hr 3 min
Oct 1, 2019
Let's Play For Real
Mike Carver is back for a new season of the Isle Seat and is thrilled that the preseason is over and it's time for some real hockey. Mike talks about Josh Ho Sang and Thomas Hickey going on waivers, the Belmont groundbreaking ceremony, and more. 555533
Jul 10, 2019
Closing Down For The Summer
Mike closes out the 2018-2019 Isle Seat Podcast season by going over everything that has happened so far this summer and what more needs to be done before opening night with Brian Compton from NHL.com
1 hr 17 min
Jul 9, 2019
Mike talks about the Islanders being one step closer to a new arena at Belmont Park with Randi Marshall from Newsday. Plus Devin from Yes Men Outfitters joins to talk about what he has planned this summer to help the Matt Martin Foundation and more
Jul 2, 2019
No Bread, but the Captain is Back
Mike talks about the start of NHL free agency as the Isles bring back captain Anders Lee, miss out on Artemi Panarin, and say goodbye to Robin Lehner. Also calls from the fans as it was a roller coaster of emotions for Isles fans all day long
1 hr 4 min
Jun 27, 2019
Free Agent Week Update with EJ Hradek
As Free Agency gets closer on July 1st, Mike talks about the latest rumors surrounding Anders Lee, Robin Lehner, and more with EJ Hradek from the NHL Network
Jun 26, 2019
Talking Week is Here
We've hit the talking week of NHL free agency with Anders Lee and Robin Lehner still unsigned, Mike talk about their current situations and who else the Islanders may be after with Andrew Gross from Newsday
1 hr 1 min
Jun 19, 2019
The Offseason Is Underway
The Islanders offseason is underway and Mike is back to talk about the Islanders progress with their big 4 free agents, what to look for at the draft, and more. Mike Morreale from NHL.com also joins Mike to break down the Islanders best prospects and give his thoughts on what the Isles may do at 23rd overall in Friday night's Draft
1 hr 1 min
May 8, 2019
A Season The Fans Needed
Mike closes the book on the 2018-19 Islanders season after getting swept by the Hurricanes by talking to the fans about the fun, surprise season from the Isles, the upcoming off season, arena talk and more
1 hr 41 min
May 2, 2019
Get Back To Brooklyn
Mike talks about the Islanders being down 3-0 heading into Game 4 Friday night in Carolina and the need to just focus on getting back to Game 5 in Brooklyn Sunday night. Jay Berman joins to give his thoughts on if the Isles can extend the series Friday night
Apr 30, 2019
Need To Find The Net
Mike talks about the Islanders 0-2 hole as they head to Carolina for Game 3. Scott Charles from the AP & SNY.tv joins to talk about games 1 and 2 at Barclays, plus Mikey Ryan from the Charlotte Isles Meetup group joins to give the details of what's happening down there for games 3 and 4
Apr 26, 2019
Isles/Canes Playoff Preview
Mike previews the Islanders 2nd round series against the Carolina Hurricanes with Arthur Staple from The Athletic, takes calls from the fans, and gives his thoughts on the series
1 hr 4 min
Apr 18, 2019
Islanders Sweep The Pens
Mike gives his thoughts on the Islanders sweep of the Penguins in round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Mike also talks about moving to Brooklyn in round 2, raising expectations, and the Isles next potential opponent
Apr 16, 2019
Finish It Off
Mike talks about the Islanders commanding 3-0 lead over the Penguins in round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs and takes calls from the fans.
Apr 10, 2019
Isles/Pens Playoff Preview Part 2
In the second part of the Isle Seat Isles/Pens playoff preview, Mike gives his prediction for the series, longtime sports radio legend Scott Ferrall joins Mike to talk about his beloved Penguins, Jay Berman gives his thoughts on the series, and Jay Nelson from MSG talks about the fan commercials and what the network has lined up for the series.
Apr 9, 2019
Isles/Pens Playoff Preview Part 1
In part 1 of Mike's Islanders/Penguins 1st round preview, former co host Brian Compton from NHL.com joins Mike in studio to break down the series. Plus Mike takes calls from the fans as they get ready for the Isles to host game 1 on Wednesday night
1 hr 19 min
Apr 5, 2019
Go Take Home Ice
Mike talks about the Islanders 2-1 shootout win in Florida Thursday night setting up a chance to get home ice in the 1st round Saturday night in Washington DC. Brian Lawton from NHL Network joins the show as well to give his thoughts on the Isles, the upcoming playoffs, and more
Apr 3, 2019
The NY Islanders are heading to the Stanley Cup Playoffs as Mike talks about the win over the Sabres to clinch it, the loss to Toronto, and the week ahead. Huge double shot of guests this week starting with the TV voice of the Isles, Brendan Burke, joining Mike as he gets ready to call his first Islanders playoff games, plus actor Kevin Connolly jumps on to talk about the LA meetup group finding a home at his bar in Cali and more
Mar 29, 2019
Big Time Win In The Great White North
Mike talks about the Islanders huge 5-4 comeback win in Winnipeg on Thursday night which puts them a win away from a playoff berth. Mikey Ryan from the Islanders Meet Up groups joins also to talk about a big finish to the season for all the groups nationally.
Mar 26, 2019
Another Strong Response
Mike talks about the Islanders huge weekend response with wins over the Flyers and Coyotes after tough losses to the Bruins and Habs. The callers are back as well as Mike talks playoff seeding, potential match ups, lineup moves and more with the fans.
Mar 21, 2019
Down The Stretch They Come
Mike talks about the Islanders 5-0 loss to the Bruins on Tuesday night plus the rash of injuries that have hit the team. Jackie Redmond from NHL Network joins to talk about the Isles season so far, how the Metro will shake out, and growing up a Toronto fan. Also Jay Berman from CBS Sports Radio joins Mike to give his thoughts on the team with 9 games to play
Mar 13, 2019
Getting back the Structure
Mike talks about the Islanders 2-0 win over the Blue Jackets Monday night at the Barn and how the team got back to the formula that made them successful all season. Andrew Gross from Newsday joins the show to talk about the Islanders as they get ready for the final 13 games. Plus Brett Kahn from the Philly meetup group stops by to talk about the big event on 3/23 when the Isles head to Philly
Mar 9, 2019
Mike talks about the Islanders picking up 4 needed points against the Sens, some potential lineup moves going forward and more. Greg Wyshynski from ESPN also joins Mike to talk about the Isles season so far, JT night and how the isles competition in the Metro stacks up.
Mar 2, 2019
Welcome Back John
Mike talks about the long awaited return of John Tavares to Long Island, the win over the leafs, a tough loss to the Caps, and a look at a very important week ahead.
Feb 26, 2019
Mike gives his thoughts on the Islanders saying quiet at the trade deadline, the week of the John Tavares return game, Saturday night's event at the Offside Tavern and more. Nick Alberga from Sirius XM NHL Radio joins to talk trade deadline and Tavares as well.
Feb 19, 2019
Done at the Barc....For Now
Mike talks about the Islanders wins over the Oilers and Blue Jackets, where the Isles will play playoff games, and the upcoming trade deadline. Mike also takes calls from the fans and talks about the live show coming up this Saturday at the Offside Tavern
Feb 13, 2019
Chris King & Jonathan Davis
Mike talks about the Isles loss to Buffalo on Tuesday night & how the team needs some of it's top forwards to start picking up the offense. Islanders radio play by play man Chris King joins to give his thoughts on the Isles so far and look ahead to the stretch run. Jonathan Davis from Sirius XM NHL Radio also joins to talk about potential trade targets for the isles in LA and Anaheim.
Feb 7, 2019
Mike talks with EJ Hradek from NHL Network about the first places Isles, how the national media sees them now, and what they should look to do at the trade deadline. Mike also brings in Devin from Yes Men Outfitters to announce the details of the 2/28 tailgate before John Tavares returns to Nassau Coliseum
Jan 24, 2019
First Place At The Break
Mike talks about the Islanders strong finish heading into the all star break which sees them sitting in 1st place, then takes calls from the fans on the trade deadline and more. Mike is also joined in studio by Jay Berman from CBS Sports Radio to look ahead to the final 2 months of the season.
Jan 19, 2019
Isles Take First Place
Mike talks about the Islanders 2-0 win in Barry Trotz's return to DC that moves the team into 1st place in the Metro
Jan 17, 2019
Trotz Heading Back To DC
Mike talks about the Isles wins over the Lightning and Blues, takes calls from the fans, and is joined by Chris Russell from 106.7 The Fan in DC about Barry Trotz returning to the place he won the Stanley Cup for the first time
Jan 10, 2019
Mike talks with Arthur Staple of The Athletic about the Islanders at the half way point of the season and the demotion of Josh Ho Sang. Devin Robinson from Yes Men Outfitters joins Mike to announce a new partnership with the show. Also, WFAN legend Steve Somers joins Mike for a little Islanders/Rangers back and forth before their home and home this weekend.
1 hr 7 min
Jan 4, 2019
The Kid Who Keeps on Rolling
Mike talks about the Isles win streak including a statement win in Toronto, Thursday night's OT win over Chicago and the red hot Mat Barzal. Plus the fans get involved in this week's call in segment
Dec 21, 2018
Nick Hirshon & A West Coast Trip
Mike is joined in studio by Nick Hirshon, author of "We Want Fish Sticks", about the rebranding of the Islanders in the mid 90s. Mike also talks about the Isles strong start to the road trip in Colorado and Arizona and the loss in Vegas.
1 hr 19 min
Dec 14, 2018
As the Islanders reach the 30 game mark of the season, Mike does not expect many big changes despite their recent play. Mike also talks about Josh Ho Sang's week with the big club, what, if anything, can fix the power play, and takes calls from the fans.
Dec 4, 2018
The Return of The Barn & BComp
Mike talks about the Islanders return to the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday night and his experience back at the old barn. Former Co Host Brian Compton from NHL.com joins Mike to talk about it as well along with his thoughts on the team so far this season.
Nov 29, 2018
Back To The Old Barn
Mike gets ready for the Islanders to return to the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday night with Will and Fess from the Blue and Orange Army. Jay Berman from CBS Sports Radio joins to talk about the team's recent play and the Nassau return. Also, Nick Alberga from Sirius NHL Radio stops by to talk about what will happen with William Nylander in Toronto and if the Isles could be involved in trade talks.
Nov 19, 2018
Mike Carver talks about the Islanders 6-2 loss to the Stars on Sunday at the Barc and the wild 7-5 win over the Rangers last week. Andrew Gross from Newsday joins Mike as well to talk about those games and the season so far as the Islanders head into Thanksgiving week.
Nov 15, 2018
Ready for the Rangers
Mike Carver talks about the Islanders 5-2 win over the Canucks at the Barclays Center and the road trip in Florida. Mike also takes calls from the fans and previews the first Islanders/Rangers game of the season with Scott Charles from the AP
Nov 7, 2018
Off To Florida
Christian Arnold from Islanders Insight joins Mike to talk about the Islanders 3-2 shootout loss to the Canadians Monday night and his thoughts on the team so far this season as the team gets ready to head to Florida. Kevin Carney from the Tampa meetup group also joins Mike to talk about Thursday night's game and meetup down in Tampa.
Nov 2, 2018
Mike does a add on to this week's podcast after the Islanders big 3-2 Shootout win over the Penguins at the Barclays Center to sweep a home and home series with them.
Nov 1, 2018
Mike gives his thoughts on the huge 3 win road trip and the hopes for a never ending Brocktober. Mike then takes calls from the fans about the recent great play of the team and the future of Josh Ho Sang.
Oct 26, 2018
Islanders TV play by play voice Brendan Burke joins Mike to talk about the team so far this season and the 3-2 OT loss to Florida on Wednesday night. Mike also remembers former Islanders majority owner Charles Wang, who passed away earlier in the week
Oct 19, 2018
Mike opens the show talking about the Islanders losses in Nashville and Anaheim and the lack of a steady schedule early on. Mike is also joined by Mike Ryan and Kyle Koerner to talk about the fan meetups coming up in Philly and Carolina next weekend and Jay Berman from CBS Sports Radio to get his thoughts on the start to the season.
Oct 10, 2018
Mike takes a look at the 2-1 week from the Islanders, who has been the big contributors so far, and the structure being provided by new coach Barry Trotz. Also the fans get involved as Mike takes some calls with the excitement being generated by the surprising start.
Oct 4, 2018
Welcome Back to the IsleSeat Podcast
Mike Carver kicks off a new season of the IsleSeat Podcast looking ahead to what the show will be in the new season. Mike also previews the start of the Islanders 2018-19 season with his thoughts on the team and the direction under Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz.
Jul 26, 2018
B-Comp & Carver are back to discuss Brock Nelson’s one-year contract and if he can be the No. 2 center this coming season, as well as the hirings of goalie coach Piero Greco and director of goaltending Mitch Korn. Brian also catches up with forward Matt Martin, who received a parking ticket while being told he was traded to the Islanders.
Jul 4, 2018
Just days after losing their franchise player, the Islanders are turning the page. B-Comp & Carver discuss the return of Matt Martin, the four-year contract of Thomas Hickey and the addition of goalie Robin Lehner. They also take calls from fans on a special July 4 edition.
1 hr 4 min
Jul 1, 2018
B-Comp & Carver get together just hours after John Tavares decided to leave the Islanders and sign a seven-year contract with his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs. The guys discuss the move and where the Islanders could go from here.
1 hr 18 min
Jun 26, 2018
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.
Jun 19, 2018
Hot To Trotz
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.
Jun 6, 2018
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.
Jun 4, 2018
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.
May 22, 2018
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.
May 2, 2018
Lou Gotta Believe w/Arthur Staple
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.
Apr 11, 2018
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.
Apr 4, 2018
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.
Mar 28, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the 3-0 loss to the Florida Panthers on Monday, which officially eliminated the Islanders from Stanley Cup Playoff contention. Also, Brian chats with Isles defenseman Thomas Hickey about a second straight season without playoffs and his journey to the NHL.
Mar 21, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ three-game losing streak that ended Tuesday night, the comments made by Capitals coach Barry Trotz and forward Andre Burakovsky, and Doug Weight’s short-lived decision to move John Tavares to left wing. Also, Brian chats with Isles forward Andrew Ladd about his struggles this season and if Tavares’ contract situation has been a distraction.
Mar 14, 2018
B-Comp and Carver discuss the Islanders finally ending an eight-game losing streak in Calgary on Sunday, and whether Christopher Gibson is making the case for a job next season. Also, Brian chats with Craig Custance of The Athletic about the futures of Garth Snow and John Tavares in New York, and the Isles’ lack of movement at the trade deadline.
1 hr 11 min
Mar 7, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ seventh straight loss, a 4-3 overtime defeat at Vancouver, and how the playoff hopes have all but faded. Also, Brian chats with Stan Fischler of MSG Network about his 64-year career and why he’s decided to retire at the end of the season.
Feb 27, 2018
Trade Deadline Recap
B-Comp & Carver quickly discuss yet another relatively quiet trade deadline by the Islanders, and how the teams surrounding them in the playoff race all got better.
Feb 26, 2018
Live From Offside
B-Comp & Carver packed the Offside Tavern in New York City for their first live show. They discuss the trade for Brandon Davidson, the six-year contract extension for Josh Bailey and the latest on John Tavares.
Feb 21, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the three glaring errors in the second period that led to a 5-3 loss against the Minnesota Wild on Monday afternoon, and the hysteria regarding the trade that landed Petr Mrazek in Philadelphia. They also take Twitter questions about John Tavares, the trade deadline and more.
Feb 16, 2018
B-Comp & Carver are back to discuss the Islanders’ 3-0 win against the Rangers on Thursday and two bad losses that preceded it. Also, the guys chat with Arthur Staple about his move to The Athletic, the latest on John Tavares and the upcoming trade deadline.
Feb 7, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ 5-4 overtime loss to the Nashville Predators on Monday night and discuss the latest injury on the blue line. Also, Brian chats with Anders Lee about the trade deadline and the Anders Lee Kancer Jam II on Feb. 19.
Feb 1, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ back-to-back losses against Florida and Toronto that saw them get outscored 9-1, and the announcement they’ll be playing 60 games at Nassau Coliseum over the next three seasons. Also, Brian catches up with former Islanders head coach Jack Capuano.
Jan 24, 2018
B-Comp & Carver dissect the first two games of the Islanders’ three-game road trip, and the latest on the Barclays Center/Nassau Coliseum saga. Also, Brian chats with Bridgeport head coach Brent Thompson about Josh Ho-Sang, Michael Dal Colle and more.
Jan 17, 2018
Get Some Help
B-Comp & Carver are back to discuss the injury-depleted Islanders' need of some help after allowing nearly 100 shots on goal over the past two games. They also take Twitter questions from fans and chat about the upcoming trip to Las Vegas.
Jan 3, 2018
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ three-game losing streak that has seen them outscored 15-4, and who deserves the bulk of the blame. Also, the guys chat with radio voice Chris King about the bottom six forwards, Josh Ho-Sang and Belmont.
Dec 29, 2017
Finding A Way
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ ability to avoid what would have been a bad loss by defeating the Buffalo Sabres in overtime on Wednesday. Also, the boys chat with Dan Saraceni of Lighthouse Hockey about the promotion of Sebastian Aho following the lower-body injury to Johnny Boychuk.
Dec 20, 2017
Home Sweet Home
B-Comp & Carver are back to discuss New York State awarding the Islanders the bid to build a new arena at Belmont Park. They also take phone calls from fans and the need to quickly figure out how to fix their goaltending and defense.
Dec 14, 2017
Do It For Daron
B-Comp & Carver are back to discuss more goaltending woes after a 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars. Also, Brian chats with Islanders assistant coach Luke Richardson about adjusting to life in New York and DIFD, a program his family started following his daughter Daron’s suicide in 2010.
Dec 7, 2017
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ goaltending woes after a 6-2 loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday and what, if anything, can be done to solve them. They also chat about the latest on the Belmont arena, and Brian catches up with former Islanders forward Mark Parrish about his time in New York and thoughts on the current team.
Nov 29, 2017
Calvin de Haan
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders' four-game winning streak and an enormous response from Jaroslav Halak in Ottawa last Saturday. Also, Brian and Isles defenseman Calvin de Haan discuss the fast start, his contract and Twitter.
Nov 21, 2017
Are They Legit?
B-Comp & Carver debate whether the Islanders are a legitimate contender after their 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Also, the guys chat with Isles television voice Brendan Burke about the first quarter of the season, as well as Mathew Barzal’s impressive start and the goaltending tandem of Thomas Greiss and Jaroslav Halak.
Nov 15, 2017
Responding To Another ‘Dougie Blowout’
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ 5-2 win against the St. Louis Blues after a 5-0 loss in Dallas the night before. Also, they take phone calls from fans and look ahead to a stretch of three games in four nights, including two against Carolina.
Nov 9, 2017
Hey, Josh Bailey
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders’ 2-1 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers, as well as Matt Duchene finally being traded during the 6-4 win against the Colorado Avalanche. Also, Brian sits down with Josh Bailey about the upcoming 10-year anniversary of when he was drafted by the Islanders, and how he hopes to stay in New York.
Nov 3, 2017
B-Comp & Carver discuss the disappointing 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday, and how more is needed from the goaltending tandem of Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss.Also, hear co-owner Jon Ledecky’s comments on the impressive upgrades at the Islanders’ practice facility as they continue their push for an arena at Belmont Park.
Oct 31, 2017
Isle Seat On Isles Radio
The Isle Seat Podcast was featured on Radio Hofstra University (WRHU 88.7 FM) during the second intermission of the Islanders’ 6-3 win against the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday.B-Comp chatted with Dan Hanson to talk about what prompted the creation of Isle Seat and the desire to get fans more involved.
Oct 25, 2017
B-Comp & Carver are back after the Islanders' third consecutive win, a 5-3 victory against the Arizona Coyotes. They discuss John Tavares' four-point night and Doug Weight's decision to scratch Joshua Ho-Sang for a second straight game. Also, B-Comp catches up with Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield.
Oct 18, 2017
Here Comes Pulock
With the Islanders off to an 0-for-20 start on the power play, B-Comp & Carver discuss Doug Weight’s decision to finally insert Ryan Pulock into the lineup at MSG on Thursday. Also, the guys take your phone calls and introduce a new segment called “Tavares Takes.”
Oct 12, 2017
All In On Belmont w/Alan Hahn
The guys discuss Jon Ledecky's statements about the Islanders' pursuit of a new arena at Belmont Park, and also Doug Weight's decision to continue to scratch Ryan Pulock. Also, hear B-Comp's extended interview with ESPN Radio's Alan Hahn as they chat about his time covering the Isles for Newsday, including the 2001-02 resurgence and when it rained inside Nassau Coliseum.
Oct 6, 2017
The Season Is Here
The 2017-18 season is here, and B-Comp & Carver discuss Doug Weight's decision to scratch Joshua Ho-Sang and Ryan Pulock for the opener against Columbus. They also chat with Arthur Staple of Newsday and provide their predictions for the season.
Sep 27, 2017
A New Hope
Young players such as Mathew Barzal and Josh Ho-Sang continue to impress during the preseason, and B-Comp & Carver discuss the roles the two will play in the Islanders’ drive to get back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Hear B-Comp’s chat with Barzal, and also some exciting news on the Isle Seat merchandising front.
Sep 21, 2017
Rocking The Barn Again
B-Comp & Carver discuss the Islanders' successful return to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday afternoon, and take your Twitter questions. Also, Brian gets Anders Lee's thoughts on the return to the Coliseum and training camp.
Sep 15, 2017
Welcome, Jordan Eberle
Training camp is underway and B-Comp & Carver have you covered with thoughts from John Tavares, Jason Chimera, Cal Clutterbuck, Calvin de Haan and Garth Snow. Also, B-Comp chats with newcomer Jordan Eberle as he begins a new chapter in New York.
Sep 9, 2017
The Worst Idea Ever
In Episode 1 of the Isle Seat Podcast, B-Comp & Carver go to great lengths to tell you why captain John Tavares can't be traded and discuss the latest on Belmont Park and the preseason game at the Coliseum. Plus, we take your phone calls and hear from Doug Weight, Denis Potvin and Clark Gillies.
Jul 11, 2017
Isle Seat: Pilot Episode
It's here! In the pilot episode of Isle Seat, Brian and Mike chat with Rich Vollman of West Hempstead. A season-ticket holder since 1973, Vollman tells us the whereabouts of the Islanders' 1993 Patrick Division Playoff Championship banner and shares his thoughts on the move from Uniondale to Brooklyn. Plus, we take your Twitter questions and discuss Belmont, John Tavares and more.
Jul 7, 2017
Welcome To Isle Seat
A brief introduction on what to expect from Brian Compton and Mike Carver on the Isle Seat.