Connect with us

New York Islanders

New York Islanders Don’t Bite on CM Punk Diss During AEW Show

Published

on

CM Punk New York Islanders

The New York Islanders didn’t have much to say when they were asked about a moment from Wednesday’s AEW wrestling show that went viral.

The moment occurred when famed wrestler CM Punk was speaking to the crowd during AEW’s first show at UBS Arena, home to the Islanders. Punk, encouraging the crowd to boo him and then disappointed that the crowd was loud enough, said  “somebody call Barry Trotz, I figured out why the Islanders have yet to win a game in this building.”

The clip went viral in hockey circles and Scott Mayfield was asked by a reporter ahead of Thursday’s game with the Nashville Predators if he had seen it. “Yeah I didn’t see anything about that so I’m not sure what that is,” Scott Mayfield replied.

The New York Islanders have yet to win a game at UBS Arena, but have picked up points in their last two games at the new rink. They also snapped an 11-game skid on Tuesday with a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on the road.

The Islanders’ turn in fortunes has been buoyed by the return of a number of key players from COVID protocol. Casey Cizikas had been the lone Islander still in protocol, but he skated on Thursday with the team during the morning skate.

Welcome to your new home for New York Islanders breaking news, analysis and opinion. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and don't forget to subscribe to NYHN+ for all of our members-only content from Christian Arnold and the National Hockey Now network.

GET NYIHN IN YOUR INBOX!

Enter your email address to get all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

NYI Team & Cap Info

Recent Comments

Get the best of NYI Hockey Now in your inbox

Sign-up and get all of the best Islanders breaking news and analysis sent straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.