The Hip and the Lip recap the Islanders’ games against the Flyers, Senators, Lightning, and Hurricanes, the Lip calls out the good (Clutterbuck) and the bad (Bailey and Hickey), the Hip identifies the primary reason the Islanders and Penguins seem to be heading in different directions, and the Lip demands lineup changes for the Islanders’ eight remaining regular season games.
The Hip and the Lip recap the Islanders’ games against the Panthers, Penguins, Predators, and Stars, the Lip schedules his rant on the casual approach to defensive hockey by a select few Islander players, and Rob of Road Ice Travels joins the show to discuss his recent thoughts on the team and his role in organizing fan trips to Islander road games.
The Hip and the Lip recap the conclusion of the Islanders’ games against the Penguins, Maple Leafs, and Bruins, they discuss Thomas Greiss’ ascension to #1 on the goalie depth chart (due to injury), the Hip attempts to describe a couple of quality plays by Ryan Pulock, the Hip asks the Lip to put on a coaching fedora to make a decision on who to start, and the Lip anxiously awaits Calvin de Haan’s return to action.
The Hip and the Lip recap the conclusion of the Islanders’ seven game road trip with games against the Canucks, Jets, and Rangers, they gush over the best fourth line in hockey, the Hip calls out the Lip’s tweet about Shane Prince, they ponder the use of Halak and Greiss going forward, and the Lip has some choice words for a certain NY sports radio show host’s wanton disregard of the Islanders’ existence.
The Hip and the Lip recap the Islanders’ games against the Flames and Oilers, the Lip is impressed by the NHL debut of Ryan Pulock, the Lip is disappointed by the recent play of Kyle Okposo and Ryan Strome, the Hip pushes the Lip’s disappointment in the Islanders’ activity leading up to the NHL trade deadline, and the Hip not so secretly hopes for a Rangers-Islanders playoff series.