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Maple Leafs News: Matthews, Enroth and Tavares

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in the midst of gearing up for their 100th NHL season. It’s an incredible feat that will see the team pull out all the stops to make this year something special. The rebuild has continued on schedule with the Maple Leafs making some interesting moves over the summer in an attempt to make the club competitive. This edition of Maple Leafs News will focus...
Via The Hockey Writers
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Gavin Prout named one of five NLL Hall of Fame finalists

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit For the second consecutive year, former Colorado Mammoth forward Gavin Prout has been named a finalist for the National Lacrosse League Hall...
Via Mile High Sports
2 hours ago

Tavares dismisses rumors, wants to stay with Islanders

John Tavares has squashed a season’s worth of narrative about joining the Toronto Maple Leafs when he hits unrestricted free agency at the end of the season. The London, Ontario native has been rumored to join the Leafs at the end of next season, which would be a homecoming of sorts. Tavares wants people to know the hype is unwarranted and he plans to stick with the New York Islanders...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Headlines: Tavares to Toronto?

New Contracts For Everybody It’s signing season in the NHL. Let’s start with the Nashville Predators, who have inked Calle Jarnkrok to a six-year deal. [On the Forecheck] The Red Wings tied up more money into their goaltending, re-signing Petr Mrazek. [The Score] Carolina Hurricanes’ coach Bill Peters has a new contract as well. [Yahoo Sports] The Senators finally came to...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Tavares wants to spend career with Islanders, says don’t count on him signing in Toronto

Newly minted Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky has said he wants to make sure John Tavares doesn’t hit the free agent market, GM Garth Snow has said he’ll be talking contract extension with Tavares as soon as possible and now Tavares himself has said that he’s not intending to be anywhere but New York. In an interview with Sportsnet 590, Tavares, 25, was asked in tongue-in-cheek...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago

Islanders’ Tavares In It For “The Long Haul”

After losing out on Steven Stamkos, the Maple Leafs may have thoughts of turning their attention towards another big prize, John Tavares. The Islanders captain won’t be a free agent for another two seasons, but that hasn’t stopped rampant speculation in the Toronto media that they could get this number 91 into their blue and white. However, in an interview with Sportsnet 590...
Via Islanders Insight
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders plan to spend up to the cap maximum

New York Islanders owner Jon Ledecky wants to see the team play competitive hockey and he’s willing to spend some money in order to make it happen. Ledecky, who along with Scott Malkin has the team’s majority ownership, spoke with the New York Daily News about their commitment to make the Islanders great again. Ledecky stated that GM Garth Snow won’t have any financial obstacles...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

An Early Look: The Islanders’ Forwards

John Tavares, [26 years old] CaptainThe face of the Islanders organization since he was drafted in 2009, Tavares is the cornerstone of the Islanders rebuild and the key to any of their success. This offseason Tavares’ long-time linemate, Kyle Okposo, was not re-signed, but the Islanders added a veteran who can play with him by signing Andrew Ladd. Last season Tavares seemed to...
Via Islanders Insight
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Tavares lifts Islanders to win after controversial non-call

The New York Islanders are advancing in the Stanley Cup playoffs, but not without a little controversy. The Islanders were trailing the Florida Panthers with under a minute remaining in Sunday’s Game 6 in the teams’ first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, when John Tavares forced overtime with this goal: John Tavares scores with 53 seconds left in the game! 1-1 #Islanders...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Ho-Sang sent back to OHL after being late to Islanders training camp

How’s this for a harsh punishment? The New York Islanders sent prospect Josh Ho-Sang back to the OHL after he was late to the first day of the team’s training camp, Newsday’s Arthur Staple reports. Making matters more confounding is that Staple says Ho-Sang’s behavior had been “exemplary” up to this point: Couple #Isles folks said Ho-Sang's behavior had been exemplary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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