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Puck Prose Jul 14, 2018

NHL Trade Rumors: 5 best fits for Max Pacioretty

Max Pacioretty will almost indefinitely be traded by the Montreal Canadiens, according to the latest NHL trade rumors. Let’s take a look at the five best fits for him. As expected, John Tavares has opened the floodgates of the NHL trade rumors market. Now that the crown jewel of NHL free agency has been signed, […] NHL Trade Rumors: 5 best fits for Max Pacioretty - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
The Hockey Writers Jul 14, 2018

How Losing John Tavares Hurts the Islanders

It has been nearly a two weeks since the start of free agency. July 1 was the day that the New York Islanders lost John Tavares, their captain and star player for the last nine years, to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Over the course of the last two weeks, Islander fans have been sharing their feelings […] The post How Losing John Tavares Hurts the Islanders appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jul 14, 2018
Islanders’ Nelson on life after Tavares: We have to pick ourselves back up

Islanders’ Nelson on life after Tavares: We have to pick ourselves back up

While fans on Long Island process the departure of John Tavares, the rest of the names on the roster have a much bigger task on their hands: mapping out a path to on-ice success in No. 91’s absence. The post Islanders’ Nelson on life after Tavares: We have to pick ourselves back up appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose Jul 13, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Yes, John Tavares Is Actually A Leaf

A week and a half after John Tavares shocked the hockey world by signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs, fans are still in shock. I am not gonna lie, I am a huge Toronto Maple Leafs fan, have been since I was a kid. As a 20-year-old, I only remember the last three or four […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Yes, John Tavares Is Actually A Leaf - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sportsnet.ca Jul 13, 2018
The Hockey PDOcast: Tavares decision, and where Islanders go now

The Hockey PDOcast: Tavares decision, and where Islanders go now

Arthur Staple joins Dimitri Filipovic to discuss John Tavares’ decision to leave the New York Islanders this summer, and the organization’s attempts to pivot on the fly. The post The Hockey PDOcast: Tavares decision, and where Islanders go now appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
SNY TV Jul 12, 2018

A few final words on pajama boy John Tavares

Now that "John Tavares" has "written" his farewell to the Islanders for The Players Tribune, here are some final Point Blank thoughts on the ordeal...
The Hockey Writers Jul 12, 2018

NHL Rumors: Tavares, Maroon, Duchene, Stone, More

In today’s rumor rundown insiders are trying to get inside the mind of John Tavares and assess why he really left the Islanders for Toronto, the Ottawa Senators just saw the price of their own players go with with the Nikita Kucherov deal and Patrick Maroon turned down huge money and had to settle for […] The post NHL Rumors: Tavares, Maroon, Duchene, Stone, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jul 12, 2018

Maple Leafs Sign Four Who Aren’t Tavares

By now everyone in the hockey universe knows John Tavares signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs on a seven-year deal worth $77 million. Rookie general manager Kyle Dubas hasn’t stopped there, though. He’s kept his summer busy by adding another four free agents to the Leafs’ roster in the last week. Specifically, centreman Josh Jooris, right […] The post Maple Leafs Sign Four Who Aren’t Tavares appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Canes Country Jul 12, 2018
Storm Advisory: 7/12/18

Storm Advisory: 7/12/18

Tavares’ farewell, de Haan’s surprise, and New Jersey’s shortcomings in free agency. Reading Assignments Yesterday was the Canes’ turn in the offseason evaluation spotlight at NHL.com. [NHL.com] One of those offseason additions, Calvin de Haan, joined Adam and Joe yesterday and discussed why he was surprised the Hurricanes had an interest in signing him. [WRALSportsFan] “Goaltending will once again make or break the Hurricanes’ season.” Same as it ever was.[ProHockeyTalk] Tweetmail: Do the Canes have a new goal song yet? [Hurricanes] John Tavares presented a heartfelt...
Tip of the Tower Jul 12, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: John Tavares criticism unwarranted

John Tavares wrote a farewell article in the Players Tribune but fans and media in New York still take issue with his decision to sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Leaving the New York Islanders to sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs wasn’t an easy decision for John Tavares which is understandable. Unfortunately, the reaction towards his […] Toronto Maple Leafs: John Tavares criticism unwarranted - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
SNY TV Jul 11, 2018

Former Islander John Tavares pens letter thanking fans, teammates

John Tavares thanked Islanders fans and reflected on his time with the team via a Players' Tribune letter published on Wednesday.
CBC News Jul 11, 2018
Tavares signing changes Kadri's role with Leafs, and he's just fine with that

Tavares signing changes Kadri's role with Leafs, and he's just fine with that

Nazem Kadri has always seen himself as a No. 1 centre, but he'd have no problem being No. 3 on the Toronto Maple Leafs' depth chart this season after the addition of John Tavares.
Sportsnet.ca Jul 11, 2018
John Tavares thanks ‘Islanders Faithful’ in Players’ Tribune

John Tavares thanks ‘Islanders Faithful’ in Players’ Tribune

New Toronto Maple Leafs star took to The Players’ Tribune on Wednesday to thank the New York Islanders and the team’s fans. The post John Tavares thanks ‘Islanders Faithful’ in Players’ Tribune appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
New York Daily News Jul 11, 2018

John Tavares pens 'thank you' letter to Islanders, fans in Players Tribune

It’s not you. It’s him. John Tavares wrote a breakup letter to Islanders fans published Wednesday on the Players Tribune. In it, Tavares explains his decision to leave New York for his hometown Maple Leafs as a free agent and details an agonizing decision that weighed so heavily on him, he thought...

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