John Tavares

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New York Post
Would one person support this Isles’ arena pipe dream?too, and of primary importance to the team itself: What is the impact of all th
Would one person support this Isles’ arena pipe dream?
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
too, and of primary importance to the team itself: What is the impact of all this talk on the decision-making process of John Tavares, who is arguably the most important player to his franchise in the NHL — Edmonton’s Conor McDavid, Washington’s... Read more
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ESPN
Five free agents getting one last chancethe Islanders, including a watershed 2011-12 season in which he collected 67 po
Five free agents getting one last chance
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
the Islanders, including a watershed 2011-12 season in which he collected 67 points riding shotgun alongside an emerging John Tavares. That breakout season came at the perfect time because Parenteau signed a four-year, $16 million contract with... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
What We Learned: How Jamie Benn's deal affects Tavares, Marchandand so on; in the past three years, only one player in the NHL leads Benn in pr
What We Learned: How Jamie Benn's deal affects Tavares, Marchand
Yahoo Sports / Posted 7 days ago
and so on; in the past three years, only one player in the NHL leads Benn in producing expected goals per 60 minutes, and John Tavares’s edge on him is just a hundredth of a goal (3.13 to Benn’s 3.12). The League was watching is deal because a)... Read more
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New York Post
Isles have so many problems — and an owner who’s fixing themin Brooklyn. Excellence cannot be built in a day. And Ledecky has less than two
Isles have so many problems — and an owner who’s fixing them
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
in Brooklyn. Excellence cannot be built in a day. And Ledecky has less than two years in which in which to impress John Tavares and convince No. 91 he already has arrived at his destination. But a journey of a thousand miles begins with a... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL Rumours: Bruins make Vesey's 'short list'and we certainly have no constraints on our GM and our staff to spend. We want
NHL Rumours: Bruins make Vesey's 'short list'
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
and we certainly have no constraints on our GM and our staff to spend. We want to create and continue to progress towards John Tavares lifting that Stanley Cup, so we should be world-class in everything we do." Fire up the long-term extension... Read more
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ESPN
Fantasy Hockey top 250 ranks: Summer updateseasons away from the Islanders, Parenteau is returning to the team where he po
Fantasy Hockey top 250 ranks: Summer update
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
seasons away from the Islanders, Parenteau is returning to the team where he posted 38 goals and 120 points in two years as John Tavares' winger. That average is 19 goals and 60 points, which is pretty close to the 22 goals and 64 points that Kyle... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Sabres' Kyle Okposo thanks Islanders fans and organizationthose tough times, the fans would say, “Stick with it,” or “We love your game.”
Sabres' Kyle Okposo thanks Islanders fans and organization
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
those tough times, the fans would say, “Stick with it,” or “We love your game.” Those things brought a smile to my face. John Tavares was my roommate his first season. He was a bit introverted and just a shy young man. To watch his transformation... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL Rumours: Latest on Tavares, Matthews, Vesey contractsGarth Snow talks about John Tavares‘ inevitable payday, Brendan Shanahan commen
NHL Rumours: Latest on Tavares, Matthews, Vesey contracts
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 17 days ago
Garth Snow talks about John Tavares‘ inevitable payday, Brendan Shanahan comments on the Maple Leafs’ unsigned first-overall pick, and a solid UFA is considering a move to Europe in today’s NHL rumour roundup. Snow to open talks with Tavares next... Read more
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TSN
A long-term outlook on Kyle OkposoYork. Allow me to explain. Over that same four-year interval, Okposo played a
A long-term outlook on Kyle Okposo
TSN / Posted 18 days ago
York. Allow me to explain. Over that same four-year interval, Okposo played a bunch of his minutes with the exceptional John Tavares. As we would expect with any sniper playing alongside a high-level playmaker, Okposo benefitted from the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Skating expert puts prospects through their paces at Flames Development Campformer professional figure skater-turned hockey skating coach, Braid’s services
Skating expert puts prospects through their paces at Flames Development Camp
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
former professional figure skater-turned hockey skating coach, Braid’s services are in high demand. She’s the reason why John Tavares was able to improve his stride during his draft year, and has worked with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Currently,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL Off-Season Power Rankings: Who is improving most?centre Casey Cizikas. Garth Snow did, however, restock the cupboard with an ove
NHL Off-Season Power Rankings: Who is improving most?
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 19 days ago
centre Casey Cizikas. Garth Snow did, however, restock the cupboard with an overpriced Andrew Ladd ($5.5 million is John Tavares money) as well as cheaper options like veteran UFAs P.A. Parenteau and Jason Chimera. The best move here is... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
NHL free agency creates hope, and plenty of questions: CoxParenteau. It’s not clear, with the smoke still clearing, whether the Isles are
NHL free agency creates hope, and plenty of questions: Cox
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 22 days ago
Parenteau. It’s not clear, with the smoke still clearing, whether the Isles are better, worse or the same. If they want John Tavares to do like Stamkos and choose to stay in two years, they need to get much better. • Eric Staal of the Thunder... Read more
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New York Post
Why structure of these 3 contracts points to another NHL lockoutwin-soon business that, in Brooklyn/Long Island, means win enough and come clos
Why structure of these 3 contracts points to another NHL lockout
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
win-soon business that, in Brooklyn/Long Island, means win enough and come close enough over the next two seasons to entice John Tavares to stay. Jason Chimera, a guy the Rangers most certainly could have used at two years, $2.25M per year, is a... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Veteran Vanek ‘could be the steal’ of free agencya half season with the New York Islanders. “He’s definitely going to bring som
Veteran Vanek ‘could be the steal’ of free agency
The Oakland Press / Posted 22 days ago
a half season with the New York Islanders. “He’s definitely going to bring some offense,” Nielsen said. “He played with (John) Tavares and (Kyle) Okposo on a line and when he’s on his game he’s up there with Tavares skill wise. I hope you’re... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Veteran Vanek �could be the steal� of free agencya half season with the New York Islanders. �He�s definitely going to bring som
Veteran Vanek �could be the steal� of free agency
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
a half season with the New York Islanders. �He�s definitely going to bring some offense,� Nielsen said. �He played with (John) Tavares and (Kyle) Okposo on a line and when he�s on his game he�s up there with Tavares skill wise. I hope you�re... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
P.A. Parenteau returns to New York Islandersthe decision to return to the Isles. Parenteau thrived in his first Isles go-r
P.A. Parenteau returns to New York Islanders
Yahoo Sports / Posted 23 days ago
the decision to return to the Isles. Parenteau thrived in his first Isles go-round on the right side of the top line with John Tavares … Parenteau may get a crack to resume his role as Tavares’ wing man this coming season. “I got a chance to play... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
St. James: Wings’ free-agent moves helping fill void left by Datsyukgrowing pains because Nielsen is an excellent and dependable No. 2 center who a
St. James: Wings’ free-agent moves helping fill void left by Datsyuk
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
growing pains because Nielsen is an excellent and dependable No. 2 center who also can play on a top line (as he did with John Tavares and Kyle Okposo during the New York Islanders’ playoff run). The Red Wings announced they agreed to terms on a... Read more
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TSN
General managers seem determined to repeat past mistakesI can’t see it. This space is on record for its Andrew Ladd ardour. There’s no
General managers seem determined to repeat past mistakes
TSN / Posted 23 days ago
I can’t see it. This space is on record for its Andrew Ladd ardour. There’s no doubt he’ll pump in the goals riding with John Tavares in Brooklyn. But he’ll be 38 before this deal expires. How many 38-year-old players are there in the league... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Sabres Sign Okposo To $42M Contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
Sabres Sign Okposo To $42M Contract
The Post-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Red Wings add new pieces in Free AgencyMinnesota. “Thomas is definitely going to bring some offense,” Nielsen said. “
Red Wings add new pieces in Free Agency
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 24 days ago
Minnesota. “Thomas is definitely going to bring some offense,” Nielsen said. “When he is on his game, he is up there with John Tavares, skill-wise. He could be the steal of this free agency. He's definitely got all the talent. He can score goals,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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First Coast News
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contractplaying right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel.
AP Source: Sabres sign free-agent Okposo to 7-year contract
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
playing right wing on a line centered by either Ryan O'Reilly or Jack Eichel. After playing alongside Islanders captain John Tavares, Okposo is already looking forward to the possibilities of what the Sabres' lineup has to offer. "What sold me... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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11 News Houston
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
11 News Houston / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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Island Packet
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposois losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in th
Islanders sign Ladd, Chimera; lose Nielsen, Okposo
Island Packet / Posted 24 days ago
is losing some of its key players, Ladd believes the team is still headed in the right direction. "I think any team with John Tavares on it and the goaltending and the defense that the Islanders have, they're very close," he said. "I'm looking... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Red Wings take 'real good step' on Day 1 of free agencyMinnesota. “Thomas is definitely going to bring some offense,” Nielsen said. “
Detroit Red Wings take 'real good step' on Day 1 of free agency
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
Minnesota. “Thomas is definitely going to bring some offense,” Nielsen said. “When he is on his game, he is up there with John Tavares, skill-wise. He could be the steal of this free agency. He's definitely got all the talent. He can score goals,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1
KTVB Boise / Posted 24 days ago
of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the New York Islanders, presumably to play with John Tavares. The length of the Backes deal created a stir around the league because he is 32, and he plays a physical style... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Puck Lists: Ranking every July 1st signingabout the term here, but that’s the price of doing business. And I’m a little l
Puck Lists: Ranking every July 1st signing
Yahoo Sports / Posted 24 days ago
about the term here, but that’s the price of doing business. And I’m a little less worried about the production away from John Tavares, but playing with one of Eichel/Reinhart/O’Reilly is a good fallback position. This was the contract he was... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the New York Islanders, presumably to play with John Tavares. The length of the Backes deal created a stir around the league because he is 32, and he plays a physical style... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the New York Islanders, presumably to play with John Tavares. The length of the Backes deal created a stir around the league because he is 32, and he plays a physical style... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the
NHL free agents fly off the board early on Day 1
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 24 days ago
of things.” Andrew Ladd also signed a seven-year, $38.5 million deal with the New York Islanders, presumably to play with John Tavares. The length of the Backes deal created a stir around the league because he is 32, and he plays a physical style... Read more
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