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John Tavares breaks silence to say goodbye to Islanders fans

4 days ago   |   By New York Post

John Tavares hears your pity but wants nothing to do with it. The former Islanders captain addressed the Long Island faithful for the first time since snubbing them in free agency for the Maple Leafs, laying out the reasons behind his momentous decision in a Players' Tribune piece Wednesday. Tavares, who left millions on the...
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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

4 days ago   |   By CBC

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.
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Maple Leafs' Tavares-Matthews-Kadri spells ‘mismatches for sure'

Maple Leafs' Tavares-Matthews-Kadri spells ‘mismatches for sure'

4 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

OAKVILLE, ONT. - They say you build a Stanley Cup contender through the middle of the ice.
So the Canada Day coup of landing a true No. 1 centre like John Tavares - the greatest free agent prize of the NHL's salary cap era - immediately made Vegas readjust its 2019 Stanley Cup odds to favour the championship-starved Toronto Maple Leafs and has sent giddy chatter throughout golf carts, summer-league dressing rooms, and patios across the GTA that the three-headed monster of middle ice, Tavares-Matthews-Kadri, could be the key to unlock all of Leafs Nation's deferred joy.
“I don't think a...
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