Be sure to tune in for a special post-game edition of Hockey Night on Long Island this Saturday at 4:30 PM EST. The show will immediatley follow the Islanders' matinee game against the Montreal Canadians. While unfortunately Alex will be a healthy scrach for this weekend's episode, Ken Rosenblatt of The Islanders Outsider will join Steve to report and reflect upon the afternoon's matchup against the Habs. To make things even more interesting, HNLI is hoping to host a special Habs guest.....can you say banter?! Like usual, HNLI will talk your calls and IMs and of course the HNLI chatroom will be buzzing. So, when the Isles are done with the Habs, HNLI will just be getting started. Make sure to listen in this Saturday at 4:30 PM EST at our show page.
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Thursday, January 31, 2008
Outsider our Insider this Saturday
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Labels: Episode Preview, Guests, HNLI, Ken Roseblatt, Montreal Canadians, Post-Game
Monday, January 28, 2008
HNLI All-Star Edition Recap
Saturday's All-Star Edition of Hockey Night on Long Island was another extravagant hour of hockey talk, of course focused around the festivities in Atlanta. Paul Kukla of Kukla's Korner joined hosts Alex and Steve to discuss everything from Rick DiPietro starting in the All-Star game, to the new revamped skills competition, to the controversial absences of Marty Brodeur and Sidney Crosby. The HNLI chatroom was filled with Isles chatter like usual, making for another awesome episode. If you didn't catch Saturday's episode, be sure to check out the archives at our show page or visit the iTunes music store and search for "Hockey Night on Long Island".
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Labels: All-star, Episode Recap, HNLI, Kukla's Korner, Paul Kukla
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Kukla in Our Korner Saturday
Be sure to tune in on this All-Star weekend for a very special episode of Hockey Night on Long Island. This Saturday, hosts Alex and Steve will be joined by Paul Kukla of the Kukla's Korner blog. Paul will shed some light on the weekend's All-Star festivities, break down the rosters, and of course discuss our very own All-Star Rick DiPietro. In addition, we'll hit all of the latest news in Islanders hockey and look ahead to the remainder of the season after the All-star break. Like usualy, you can get in on the action via phone, IM, or the HNLI chatroom. Be sure to tune in for a star-studded episode this Saturday at 3:30 PM EST.
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Labels: All-star, Episode Preview, Guests, HNLI, Kukla's Korner, Paul Kukla
Monday, January 21, 2008
A Great Hour of Hockey Banter
Saturday's episode of HNLI was another awesome one with special guest Tom Mascioli of islesinfo.com. Hosts Alex and Steve, along with Tom, discussed everything from the recent string of injuries to Kyle Okposo's super start in Bridgeport. The trio, of course, touched on the recent play of Rick DiPietro and the logic behind sending Dubie to the Bridge. All of that and more made for an hour that just flew by on Saturday. Of course, it was great to have long time caller Vinny back, along with our other callers, IMers, and HNLI chatroom members. If you didn't catch Saturday's extravaganza, be sure to check out the archive at our show page or subscribe to the podcast by searching "Hockey Night on Long Island" in the iTunes Music Store.
Also, be sure to stay tuned to hockeynightonlongisland.com for information on this upcoming weekend's All-Star Special on HNLI!
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Labels: Episode Recap, Guests, HNLI, Tom Mascioli
Friday, January 18, 2008
Tune in for HNLI Saturday
Be sure to check out this Saturday's episode of Hockey Night on Long Island. Hosts Alex and Steve will discuss all the latest in New York Islanders hockey including the recent return from the West-coast swing and a look at this weekend's games. In addition, the duo will cover the latest news regarding "Dubie" and the latest updates on the injury bug. Not only that, but you can chime in with your comments via phone, IM, or the HNLI chatroom (which is sure to be rocking like always). So, be sure to fill your Saturday afternoon with hockey talk by tuning in to HNLI at 3:30 PM EST.
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Labels: Episode Preview, HNLI
Sunday, January 13, 2008
HNLI Midseason Special Delivers
Saturday's special 90-minute Midseason Special on Hockey Night on Long Island was surely one for the ages. With special guest Michael Fornabaio of the Connecticut Post, hosts Alex and Steve discussed the arrival of Kyle Okposo in Bridgeport, the status of Jeff Tambellini, and much more about the Islanders' top farm team, the Soundtigers. For the remaining 60 minutes, the guys covered the big club with special guest Bill from New York Islanders Fan Central. The trio broke down the team's current roadtrip, discussed Rick DiPietro's all-star selection, and finally evaluated (and debated) the first half of the team's season. The guys discussed who might be the midseason front runners for the "Nystrom Award" and graded the contributions of just about every Islander thus far. The show went right to the 90-minute mark, although the time just flew by thanks to some great contributions from the HNLI Chatroom. If you missed Saturday's HNLI or would like to hear this great segment again, go to the show page or subscribe to the podcast by searching "Hockey Night on Long Island" in the iTunes music store. Thanks to everyone who listened to the Midseason special and be sure to tune in next Saturday at 3:30 PM EST.
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Friday, January 11, 2008
Mid-Season HNLI Extra-Special Edition
The NHL season has reached its midpoint, meaning that it's time for an extra special episode of Hockey Night on Long Island. This week it'll be not just one hour, but 90 minutes of pure Islanders talk. First, we will be joined by Michael Fornabaio, the Bridgeport Soundtigers' beat writer for the Connecticut Post, to cover Kyle Okposo Mania and discuss his first few games in action for the Tigers. From there on out, it's all about the big club and the midseason report. Hosts Alex and Steve will then be joined Bill from New York Islander Fan Central to analyze the team's first half of the season and look ahead to the remaining half. In addition, we'll touch on the road trip, DP's all-star selection, and much more. Like usual, calls and IMs will be taken and the chatroom will be up and running. Be sure to tune in for 90 minutes of Islanders banter with the best in the business this Saturday at 3:30 PM EST. To listen, visit www.show.hockeynightonlongisland.com
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Sunday, January 6, 2008
Double The Guests, Double The Fun
Saturday's episode of HNLI featured two great guests and an awesome hour of hockey talk. First, hosts Alex and Steve sat down with Angie from the OnTheNYIslesScene Blog to discuss hockey blogging as well as the latest in Isles hockey including the team's West Coast road trip, the play of both goaltenders, and much more. Later in the show, Neil Best of Newsday joined in to discuss the NHL Winter Classic, an outdoor game in New York, the league's TV situation, and the Islanders' media coverage. The conversation with Neil was so good that it ran right through the end of the live segment, making for a bit of bonus talk on the archived version. So, whether you listened live or not, be sure to download or listen to the archived version of Saturday's HNLI or check it out via podcast by searching for "Hockey Night on Long Island" in the iTunes store. Also, a special thanks to the HNLI chatroom fanatics for creating some great banter.
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Labels: Episode Recap, Guests, HNLI, Neil Best, OnTheNYIslesScene
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
The BEST Way to Drop the Puck on 2008
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to another exciting calendar year of Hockey Night on Long Island. With the Islanders on a recent hot streak, the first episode of the new year should be a blast. Be sure to tune in this Saturday at 3:30 PM EST, as hosts Alex and Steve will be joined by several special guests. To kick off the New Year, Alex and Steve will talk with Neil Best, Sports Media expert of Newsday, about the boost in Isles TV Ratings, the Winter Classic, and much more about hockey media. In addition, Angie and Christine from the OnTheNYIslesScene blog will stop by to discuss the lastest happenings on the ice. Like usual, the phones will be open to questions or comments along with AIM and the HNLI chatroom. Be sure to tune in for a star-studded episode of HNLI to start 2008 off right. Listen this Saturday at 3:30 PM EST.
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Labels: Episode Preview, Guests, HNLI, Neil Best, OnTheNYIslesScene
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