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Episode 16: Talking Power Outage And More with Arthur Staple

I have been going on, and on, and on – for what seems like weeks now about this power-less power play of the New York Islanders. It didn’t seem like long ago that we had a fantastic power play, but horrendous everything else….but such is life around here in Islanders country, right? We have top...

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Episode 15: Talking With Nick Hirshon, Author of We Want Fish Sticks

We are back with another episode, Episode 15 – and this time we sat down for a chat with the Author of the soon-to-be-released book “We Want Fishsticks”, Nick Hirshon. Before I get into the book talk, I offer a rundown of all the games over the Thanksgiving break and some hard hitting analysis as...

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Episode 14: Isles Talk With Wayne From Kings Coast Coffee

Hello there Isles Faithful! We are back with another episode where we talk puck, coffee (a podcast staple) and a slew of other topics. Episode 14 features Wayne Cafariella of Kings Coast Coffee, a local small batch coffee roaster who tells me his caffeinated goodness is enjoyed by Islanders players and broadcasters alike. Earlier this...

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Episode 13: Throwing Shade on Nick Leddy

It’s been a bit since we’ve last spoken and a lot has transpired in that time. The Islanders would go on a five game win streak and catapult to the top of the Metro Division, but would eventually lose in a shootout to the Montreal Canadiens and last night in regulation to the Lightning. They...

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Episode 12: Remembering Charles Wang

It’s been a tough week in Isles country, there’s not many ways to sugarcoat it. It started last weekend with a tough loss to San Jose, the last of the West Coast trip. That game was a tough, physical grind that saw the real Sharks team that many thought they would be when the Islanders...

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Episode 11: We Talk Isles With Fans on Discord

Episode 11 is upon us! I decided to switch things up this week with something I have hinted at the last few weeks – The Discord Channel! Special thanks go out to Isles Reddit user Nick, for all the help setting up permissions last night! The Discord channel allows users to essentially listen in to...

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Episode 10: Why The Islanders Might Be Good, With Rob Taub

I am sure there’s a saying for this – but, current events get old really quickly when you don’t get it out fast enough. I guess that’s why other aspects of the media are so quick to push out content without much fact checking or even editing. Not here, though. Here at The Isles Faithful...

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Episode 9: Talking Isles Past, Present And Future With Mark Parrish

Episode 9 has been an absolute blast to put together. Over the summer, Former NHL’er and New York Islander Mark Parrish was nice enough to answer some questions for a story I wrote about John Tavares – this was way before I decided to start a podcast. I reached out to Mark to see if...

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Episode 8: Preseason Updates and Isles Meetup Philly

Two episodes this week! The floodgates have opened! In this episode, I talk about some of the preseason moves the Islanders have made, roster cuts and give my opinions on everything that’s transpired so far. We speak about how players have played, the PTO given to Luca Sbisa and the controversial fourth line of Komarov,...

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Episode 7: Talking Belmont and The Coliseum With Jim Baumbach

Welcome back to another episode of The Isles Faithful Podcast! In this episode, our 7th episode already – we talk to Jim Baumbach of New York’s Newsday as he has been covering the New York Islanders arena stories since the very beginning. Jim and I actually go way back to 2007, back to my time...

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Episode 6: Talking Robin Lehner with Joe Yerdon of The Athletic

This week, we were blown away with a bombshell by new Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner. Turns out, the last few years he has been suffering through an addiction, and mental illness. This all came out yesterday, in a story he wrote himself for The Athletic. It’s worth a read, and – there’s no paywall for...

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Episode 5: Going Beyond With Steve Wood and Isles Meetup Tampa TIF0005

September is HERE! That means that NHL camps are just about to start, the weather is beginning to turn around and Pumpkin Spice is about to be everywhere and in every product. With hockey just about back, we are going to be cranking up our coverage and it starts with Episode 5! This week, we...

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The Isles Meetup: Talking Charlotte and Analytics TIF0004

In episode 4 we speak to Mike from @Islesmeetup_CLT and he tells us about his group down in North Carolina – its a rabid group of transplanted New Yorkers. They’ve sold 106 tickets to the Islanders-Canes home opener down there, hooked up with Yes Men Outfitters for a custom shirt for the occasion too. We’re...

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Contest Time! Win a Yes Men Outfitters T-Shirt!

Happy Friday Friends! It’s been an exciting month here at The Isles Faithful. Our subscribers and listener stats are steadily growing as word spreads around. Feedback on Facebook and Twitter has been outstanding, everyone seems to enjoy contributing via Twitter with the Twitter Questions segment I have been doing each episode. I have an idea...

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The Fancy Podcast: Josh Ho-Sang Needs a Yes Men Oufitters Shirt TIF0003

In this week’s episode (episode number three!) we talk to Reagan King of www.corsisles.com and also Devin from Yes Men Outfitters. Reagan (@ReaganKingIsles) tells us everything we need to know about fancy stats, we go into details on how stats are recorded, what they mean and some of the history behind the numbers. We also...

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The Culture Club: Not Your Father’s Islanders TIF0002

The Culture Club No – not the Boy George led band of the 1980’s and not even the awesome Club in Downtown Manhattan that bares the same name. We are talking about the culture club WITHIN the New York Islanders. Let’s take it back a few months here. Clean out Day, April 9th 2018 –...

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The Isles Faithful: Pilot Episode TIF0001

Show Notes: Good evening. today is July 28th 2018 and welcome to the pilot episode of The Isles faithful Podcast! I am your host, Michael Schuerlein – and you may know me best from my Twitter @islesblogger and my blog, www.islesblogger.com. For those of you that may not know me, I have been blogging about...

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Podcast Intro: Give a Listen

Hello Isles fans! Been playing around with Garage Band and wanted to give a sneak peak at what the intro for the podcast sounds like so far. I posted recently that I paid a voice actor to lend voice to the intro to keep things professional sounding – I think it sounds good at this...

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Welcome to The Isles Faithful Podcast!

Hello everyone and welcome to this new chapter that I am embarking on. Welcome to The Isles Faithful Podcast! For those that do not know me, my name is Michael Schuerlein. I have been blogging about the Islanders and the NHL since 2007 over on my blog – Islesblogger.com. You can also find me most...

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